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Tennessee Titans hit the road Saturday to face Atlanta Falcons in third preseason game

 

Tennessee Titans (1-1) at Atlanta Falcons (1-1)

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 | 6:00pm CDT
Atlanta, GA | Georgia Dome | TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-1) continue their preseason schedule this week with a trip to face the Atlanta Falcons (1-1). Kickoff at the Georgia Dome (capacity 71,228) is scheduled for 7:00pm EDT/6:00pm CDT on Saturday, August 23rd.

The trip to Atlanta could be the last chance for some to make a lasting impression. By 3:00pm CDT on August 26th, the roster must be trimmed from a maximum of 90 players to 75. The final cut to 53 players occurs on August 30th.

New Orleans Saints running back Khiry Robinson (29) is tackled by Tennessee Titans defensive end Kamerion Wimbley (95) as he carries the ball in the first half at Mercedes-Benz Superdome last week. (Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)

New Orleans Saints running back Khiry Robinson (29) is tackled by Tennessee Titans defensive end Kamerion Wimbley (95) as he carries the ball in the first half at Mercedes-Benz Superdome last week. (Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans turnovers costly in 31-24 loss to the New Orleans Saints

 

Tennessee TitansNew Orleans, LA – With 19 seconds left in the game, Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger threw a pass to Marc Mariani that was deflected into the end zone and caught by Titans tight end Chase Coffman for a 1 yard touchdown.

It was too little too late for Tennessee as Maikon Bonani’s onside kick was recovered at midfield by New Orleans Saints’ Brandon Coleman sealing a 31-24 win over the Titans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) throws against the New Orleans Saints during second quarter of a preseason game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) throws against the New Orleans Saints during second quarter of a preseason game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans at New Orleans Saints for Second Preseason Game, Friday

 

Tennessee Titans (1-0) at New Orleans Saints (1-0)

Friday, August 15th, 2014 • 7:00pm CDT
New Orleans, LA  • Mercedes-Benz Superdome • TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-0) continue their preseason schedule this week with a trip to face the New Orleans Saints (1-0). Kickoff at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome (capacity 73,000) is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Friday, August 15th.

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 running back Eddie George provides analysis. Audra Martin will report from the sidelines.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) signals from the line against the Green Bay Packers at LP Field last Saturday. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) signals from the line against the Green Bay Packers at LP Field last Saturday. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans overcome downpour to beat Green Bay Packers 20-16 at LP Field in Preseason Opener

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, 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.

Green Bay Packers cornerback Demitri Goodson (39) breaks up a pass intended for Tennessee Titans wide receiver Micheal Preston (14) during the second half at LP Field. The Titans beat the Packers 20-16. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Green Bay Packers cornerback Demitri Goodson (39) breaks up a pass intended for Tennessee Titans wide receiver Micheal Preston (14) during the second half at LP Field. The Titans beat the Packers 20-16. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman Wins Madden NFL 15 Cover Vote

 

Seahawks Defender Defeats Cam Newton in Finale

EA SPORTS™Redwood City, CA – The Legion of Boom has earned another accolade, as Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman has won the Madden NFL 15 Cover Vote. Sherman faced off against Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the finals and was revealed as the winner of the fan-voted cover in a special segment on SportsCenter.

The announcement was made on the heels of the release of the first official Madden NFL 15 gameplay video, which features reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year Luke Kuechly.

Richard Sherman announced as Madden NFL 15 cover athlete. (Business Wire)

Richard Sherman announced as Madden NFL 15 cover athlete. (Business Wire)

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Tennessee Titans finish season against Houston Texans at LP Field

 

Tennessee Titans (6-9) vs. Houston Texans (2-13)

Sunday, December 29th, 2013 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN | LP Field | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (6-9) conclude their 2013 season this week, welcoming the AFC South rival Houston Texans (2-13) to LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, December 29th.

In the first meeting this season, played on September 15th at Reliant Stadium, the Texans edged the Titans in overtime by a final score of 30-24. The Titans lead 14-9 in the overall series, which dates back to 2002.

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) rushes for a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans during their first meeting this year at Reliant Stadium. The Texans won 30-24:(Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports)

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) rushes for a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans during their first meeting this year at Reliant Stadium. The Texans won 30-24:(Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee’s Jake Locker leads Titans on game winning drive to beat San Diego Chargers 20-17

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With 2:05 remaining in the fourth quarter, the Tennessee Titans found themselves behind 17-13 with the ball at their own 6 yard line. Titans quarterback Jake Locker takes Tennessee down to the San Diego 34 yard line with 21 seconds remaining.

Locker then throws a 34 yard touchdown pass to rookie Justin Hunter to beat the Chargers 20-17. This was Hunters first NFL reception, first touchdown and it was the game winner. The second-round pick from the University of Tennessee became the first NFL rookie since the Jacksonville Jaguar’s Ernest Wilford on September 12th, 2004 to score a game-winning touchdown with 15 seconds or less remaining in the game on his first career reception.

Tennessee Titans' rookie Justin Hunter catches the game winning touchdown with just 15 seconds remaining in the game. (USA Today)

Tennessee Titans’ rookie Justin Hunter catches the game winning touchdown with just 15 seconds remaining in the game. (USA Today)

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My Two Cents: Atlanta DJ’s Went Over the Line

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterClarksville, TN - I know a thing or two about the public airwaves. I spent nearly forty years as a broadcaster, DJ, announcer, talk-show host, whatever they’re called now. I know firsthand how easy it is to “open mouth insert foot.” I also know how sacred the public airwaves are, spending the last 18 years of my career as the owner of a radio station.

Which makes this latest story even more disgusting to me.

During “Mayhem in the AM,” an Atlanta morning radio show, the hosts decided it would be “funny,” or “cute” to make fun of someone suffering from ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), a debilitating disease that ultimately claims the life of anyone who suffers with it. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Football’s Preston Gilbreath and Antwaun Majors earn National Football Foundation honors

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – It was only fitting Preston Gilbreath received the 2012 Bonnie Sloan Courage Award earlier this week at the National Football Foundation Middle Tennessee Chapter Awards banquet.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Tennessee Titans add Gregg Williams to Defensive Staff

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans hired Gregg Williams as Senior Assistant/Defense.

The NFL informed Williams that he has been reinstated today and provided the following statement for release:

“Commissioner Roger Goodell today notified Gregg Williams and the Tennessee Titans that Williams’ contract with the Titans has been approved and that he has been reinstated. The commissioner cited several reasons for the reinstatement, including Williams’ forthcoming acknowledgement of and acceptance of responsibility for his role in the bounty program at the Saints, his commitment to never again be involved in a pay-for-performance or bounty system, and his pledge to teach safe play and respect for the rules at all levels of the game. The commissioner emphasized that Williams must fully conform to league rules and will be subject to periodic monitoring to confirm his compliance.” «Read the rest of this article»

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