Topic: Minnesota Vikings
Nashville, TN – In the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Tennesee Titans move up to the 2nd pick (34th overall), from the Chiefs through the 49ers, to grab Tennessee Volunteers wide receiver Justin Hunter.
Hunter becomes the 332nd Tennessee product selected in the NFL Draft, and the 29th to be taken in the second round.
Hunter was fourth in SEC in catches per game (6.1), 37th in NCAA in 2012. He led the Vols with 73 catches for 1,083 yards and nine receiving touchdowns.
Wide receiver Justin Hunter #11 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the homecoming game between the Troy Trojans and the Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, TN. Hunter had a Career-high 181 yards on nine catches with three touchdowns vs. Troy. (Donald Page – Tennessee Athletics)
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Nashville, TN - The Tennessee Titans waived safety Jordan Babineaux and guard Mitch Petrus.
In addition, they were informed by guard Steve Hutchinson that he will be retiring after a decorated 12-year NFL career.
Babineaux, who’s played nine seasons in the NFL, signed with Tennessee as a free agent in 2011. He recorded a team-high 117 tackles in 14 starts and 16 games that season and added 92 tackles in 12 starts and 16 games in 2012. Babineaux also recorded one interception in each of those seasons, including a 97-yarder that he returned for a touchdown at the Cleveland Browns in 2011. «Read the rest of this article»
Green Bay, WI – With 2:51 left in the game, the Tennessee Titans went 53 yards in 6 plays to get their only score of the day. The drive was capped off with a Jake Locker 2 yard pass to Kenny Britt for the touchdown.
The drive was the only positive moment in what was otherwise a down day for Tennessee as the Green Bay Packers romped to a 55-7 victory Sunday. The Packers offense was clicking as it complied 460 yards, 28 first downs and 7 touchdowns. Green Bay’s time of possession was 34:24. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN - Titans Senior Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer Mike Reinfeldt has been named to the board of the new National Football League Foundation.
The newly-formed foundation will focus on youth football, health and safety and community, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who announced the formation of the new organization at an NFL meeting in Dallas, TX.
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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 • Noon CT
Sun Life Stadium • Miami Gardens, FL • TV: CBS
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (3-6) travel to Miami this week to face the Dolphins (4-4). Kickoff at Sun Life Stadium (capacity 75,192) is scheduled for noon CT on Sunday, November 11th.
This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Spero Dedes will handle play-by-play duties while Steve Tasker provides analysis. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The NFL announced today that quarterback Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints and running back Chris Johnson of the Tennessee Titans are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played on October 18th-22nd.
Brees completed 27 of 37 passes for 377 yards and four touchdowns in the Saints’ 35-28 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Johnson gained 195 yards on 18 carries and scored twice in the Titans’ 35-34 victory over the Buffalo Bills. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN - Javon Ringer‘s fourth season with the Tennessee Titans came to a close Friday when the reserve running back was placed on injured reserve.
Ringer overcame an elbow infection that forced him to miss the first three games of the season, then played in the Titans’ next two games. He suffered a knee injury at the Minnesota Vikings on October 7th. «Read the rest of this article»
Zac Diles Placed on Injured Reserve
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans signed veteran LB Xavier Adibi to replace LB Zac Diles, who was placed on injured reserve.
Adibi (6-2, 242) has four years of NFL experience and has totaled 41 tackles in 38 games played, including 8 starts. This year he spent time with the Chicago Bears during training camp and last year he played in four games for the Minnesota Vikings. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak said Monday that his team is treating Thursday’s matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers as a challenge and opportunity.
Munchak said he and the Titans are frustrated by their 1-4 start but focused on fixing the problems they’ve encountered so far and finding a solution in the 11 remaining games.
“The good thing is it’s another opportunity to make plays and play better and take advantage of situations that we haven’t taken advantage of,” Munchak said. “We know (Pittsburgh). We played them last year; we’ve played them just about every year. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Titans (1-3) at Minnesota Vikings (3-1)
Sunday, Oct. 7th, 2012 • 3:25 pm CDT • Mall of America Field • Minneapolis, MN • TV: CBS
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-3) play their second consecutive road contest this week, traveling to Minneapolis to face the Minnesota Vikings (3-1). The late-afternoon kickoff at Mall of America Field (capacity 63,731) is scheduled for 3:25pm CDT on Sunday, October 7th.
This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF News-Channel 5. Bill Macatee will handle play-by-play duties while Steve Tasker provides analysis. «Read the rest of this article»