Topic: Michael Preston
Nashville, TN – Heavy rains blanked LP Field Saturday night as the Tennessee Titans (1-0-0) took on the Green Bay Packers (0-1-0) in their preseason opener. Conditions were not ideal for head coach Ken Whisenhunt’s first game as a Titan. Whisenhunt was named head coach on January 13th, 2014.
Behind 13-60 in the fourth quarter, Tennessee had the ball on their on 20. In four plays, the Titans moved the ball down to the Packers 7. From there, running back Jackie Battle took it in for a 7 yard touchdown. Kicker Brett Kern connected on the extra point to give the Titans a 20-16 lead over Green Bay. It would be the last points scored in the game.
Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars
Sunday, December 22nd, 2013 | 1:00pm EST/Noon CST
Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (5-9) play their final road game of 2013, traveling to face the AFC South rival Jacksonville Jaguars (4-10). Kickoff at EverBank Field (capacity 67,246) is scheduled for 1:00pm EST/noon CST on Sunday, December 22nd.
The Jaguars are the Titans’ longest-standing division rival. In 38 all-time meetings, including playoffs, the Titans hold a 21-17 advantage.
Nashville, TN – Late in the fourth quarter, the Tennessee Titans (5-9) were down 34-17 to the Arizona Cardinals (9-5) when they scored 17 straight points in the final 3:12 to force overtime. The Titans tied the game when quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick connected with Michael Preston for an 8 yard touchdown pass with 0:14 second left to play.
In overtime, Tennessee won the toss. On the third play of the drive, Fitzpatrick’s pass to Preston was intercepted by Antoine Cason at the Arizona 30 and run back 16 yards. The Cardinals used a heavy dose of runningback Rashard Mendenhall to move the ball to the Titans 23 yard line. From there, Jay Feely kicked a 41 yard field goal to give Arizona a 37-34 victory.
Tennessee Titans (2-1) vs. New York Jets (2-1)
Sunday, September 29th, 2013 | 3:05pm CDT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (2-1) play their second of three consecutive home games this week, welcoming the New York Jets (2-1) to LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for 3:05pm CDT on Sunday, September 29th.
This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF News-Channel 5. Greg Gumbel will handle play-by-play duties while Dan Dierdorf provides analysis.
Nashville, TN – Football critics had the Pittsburgh Steelers winning this one. The Steelers had not lost a home opener since September 15th, 2002. The Tennessee Titans had other plans.
The game did not start well for Tennessee. During the opening kickoff, Pittsburgh kicker Shaun Suisham lands a kick on the Titans 1 yard line. Tennessee kick returner Darius Reynaud just crossed the plane of the goal line to retrieve the ball, where he took a knee in the end zone and gets tackled for a safety.
Tennessee Titans (1-2) vs. Minnesota Vikings (0-3)
Thursday, August 29th, 2013 | 7:00pm CDT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-2) conclude their preseason schedule this week, as they travel to face the Minnesota Vikings (0-3). Kickoff at Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome (capacity 63,731) is scheduled for 7:00pm CT on Thursday, August 29th.
The game will be televised regionally on the Titans Preseason TV Network, including flagship WKRN-Channel 2 in Nashville. Cory Curtis will handle play-by-play duties, while former Titans quarterback Kerry Collins will provide analysis. Audra Martin will report from the sidelines.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans defense had something to prove after last week’s performance against the Cincinnati Bengals. And prove it they did, holding the vaulted Atlanta Falcons offense led by Matt Ryan to only field goals in the first half. In fact, the Titans were able to sack Ryan five times.
The Tennessee offense started slow on their first two possessions before Jake Locker but together a 5 play scoring drive capped by a 7 yard pass to Nate Washington in the back of the end zone. This got the Titans going and they never let off the gas going on to beat the Falcons 27-16.
Tennessee Titans (0-2) vs. Atlanta Falcons (0-2)
Saturday, August 24th, 2013 | 7:00pm CDT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-2) play their third preseason game this week, as they host the defending NFC South Champion Atlanta Falcons (0-2). Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:00pm CT on Saturday, August 24th.
In 13 all-time regular-season meetings between the Titans and Falcons, the Titans hold a narrow 7-6 advantage that includes a five-game winning streak from 1993–2007.
Nashville, TN – With 7:48 remaining in the 4th quarter, the Tennessee Titans led the Washington Redskins 21-14. The Redskins got the ball on their own 20 yard line after Titans’ kicker Maikon Bonani boots a 65 yard kick to the end zone.
In 11 plays, Washington quarterback Pat White marches the skins down to the Tennessee 9 yard line. On the next play, White scrambles up the middle for a touchdown. Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan makes the call to go for two. White completes the pass to Emmanuel Ogbuehi to put Washington up 22-21.
Nashville, TN – On Wednesday, May 1st, the Tennessee Titans announced the release of wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins, safety Suaesi Tuimaunei and wide receiver Michael Calvin.
Hawkins at 5-foot-11 was acquired in the 2008 NFL Draft with a fourth round pick out of California. In 2012, he started once and played in seven games. He had five receptions for 62 yards. He was inactive for nine games. He had career highs in 2011 with 47 catches for 470 yards and a touchdown.
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