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Tennessee Titans travel to Jacksonville Jaguars for Thursday Night Football

 

Tennessee Titans (2-12) at Jacksonville Jaguars (2-12)

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 | 7:25pm CST
Jacksonville, FL | EverBank Field | TV: NFLN/WZTV

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (2-12) travel to face the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-12) in a nationally-televised game. Kickoff at EverBank Field (capacity 67,297) is scheduled for 7:25pm CST on Thursday, December 18th.

The Titans are looking to sweep the season series with the Jaguars for only the fifth time in the 20-year-old rivalry. They won the October 12th matchup at LP Field, which extended their lead in the all-time series to 23-17, including playoffs.

New York Jets running back John Conner (38) scores a touchdown against Tennessee Titans linebacker Wesley Woodyard (59) during the second half at LP Field. The Jets beat the Titans 16-11. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Jets running back John Conner (38) scores a touchdown against Tennessee Titans linebacker Wesley Woodyard (59) during the second half at LP Field. The Jets beat the Titans 16-11. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans sign quarterback Jordan Palmer

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – On Monday, December 15th, the Tennessee Titans added quarterback Jordan Palmer to the team. Jake Locker went down during Sunday’s game versus the New York Jets and was placed on injured reserve leaving the Titans with just one active quarterback, Charlie Whitehurst.

Palmer was drafted in 2006 by the Washington Redskins. He has been on the Cincinnati Bengals, Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo Bills. He was last on the Chicago Bears roster in 2013.

Palmer will serve as backup to Whitehurst.

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Tennessee Titans take on the New York Jets at LP Field, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (2-11) vs. New York Jets (2-11)

Sunday, December 14th, 2014 | 3:05pm CT
Nashville, TN | LP Field | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (2-11) host the New York Jets (2-11). The late afternoon kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 3:05pm CT on Sunday, December 14th.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Andrew Catalon will handle play-by-play duties, while Steve Beuerlein and Steve Tasker will serve as analysts.

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr (13) carries the ball against Tennessee Titans cornerback Jason McCourty (30) during the second half at LP Field. The Giants beat the Titans 36-7. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr (13) carries the ball against Tennessee Titans cornerback Jason McCourty (30) during the second half at LP Field. The Giants beat the Titans 36-7. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans play the Pittsburgh Steelers at LP Field on Monday Night Football

 

Tennessee Titans (2-7) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4)

Monday, November 17th, 2014 | 7:30pm CST
Nashville, TN | LP Field | TV: ESPN/WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the national spotlight descends upon Tennessee as the Titans (2-7) host the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4) on Monday Night Football. It is the 77th all-time meeting between the former division rivals. Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:30pm CST on Monday, November 17th.

ESPN will broadcast the game to a national television audience. The telecast can be seen locally in Nashville on WKRN News 2. Mike Tirico will handle play-by-play duties, while Jon Gruden provides analysis and Lisa Salters reports from the sidelines.

Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene (23) carries the ball against the Baltimore Ravens in the first half at M&T Bank Stadium. (Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene (23) carries the ball against the Baltimore Ravens in the first half at M&T Bank Stadium. (Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports)

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Marlon Scott: Sports Fanalyst FourThoughts – NFL Draft and NBA Playoffs, Must See TV

 

Sports Fanalyst FourthoughtsClarksville, TN – I recently realized the primary color in most of my favorite sports teams (Spurs, Ravens, etc..) is black. I wonder if that is a subconscious acknowledgement of the slimming effect of black clothes. Regardless, here are my more relatable sports FourThoughts for this week.

NFL Draft: Must See TV

I have watched the NFL draft for years as a fan and a fantasy football player looking for an edge. I think it is hands down, the best draft of the major pro sports. Apparently, this year I was joined by a record breaking number of NFL draft enthusiasts.

Cleveland Browns first round draft pick Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M) speaks during a press conference at the Cleveland Browns Headquarters. (Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports)

Cleveland Browns first round draft pick Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M) speaks during a press conference at the Cleveland Browns Headquarters. (Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans select Penn State Defensive Tackle DaQuan Jones with their First, Fourth Round Pick

 

Tennessee TitansDaQuan JonesNashville, TN – On Saturday, May 10th, 2014 the Tennessee Titans took Penn State defensive tackle DaQuan Jones with their first pick (112th overall) in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

The 6’4″ 322 lbs Jones is quick to get off the snap, athletic and has a strong upper body. He can rush, distrupt and collapse the pocket.

Penn State defensive tackle DaQuan Jones

Penn State defensive tackle DaQuan Jones

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Tennessee Titans take Washington Running Back Bishop Sankey in NFL Draft’s Second Round

 

Tennessee TitansBishop SankeyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans Friday swapped their 2nd round, 10th pick for the Philadelphia Eagles 2nd Round, 22nd pick and a 4th round pick.

With the 54th overall pick in the second round of the NFL Draft, the Titans took running back Bishop Sankey from the University of Washington.

Sankey was the first running back taken in the draft.

Washington Running Back Bishop Sankey. (Washington Athletics)

Washington Running Back Bishop Sankey. (Washington Athletics)

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Tennessee Titans pick Michigan Offensive Tackle Taylor Lewan in the 11th Round of the 2014 NFL Draft

 

Tennessee TitansTaylor LewanNashville, TN – With the 11th selection of the 2014 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans take Michigan Offensive Tackle Taylor Lewan.

At Michigan, Lewan played in 50 games at left tackle, starting 48 times and played in 41 consecutive games.

Taylor Lewan taken in the 11th round by the Tennessee Titans.

Taylor Lewan taken in the 11th round by the Tennessee Titans.

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Tennessee Titans’ general manager Ruston Webster to begin third NFL Draft

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Tennessee Titans’ Ruston Webster, who was named general manager on January 18th, 2012, ran the Titans’ draft in each of the last two years. Those two drafts yielded 15 total players, and 13 of those finished the 2013 season on the 53-man roster or injured reserve.

Webster’s first-ever pick as general manager was Baylor wide receiver Kendall Wright, chosen in 2012 with the 20th selection in the first round.

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Tennessee Titans to pick 11th in 2014 NFL Draft being held May 8th-10th

 

79th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting

Thursday, May 8th–Saturday, May 10th, 2014 • Radio City Music Hall • New York City

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Titans own the 11th overall selection and six total picks in the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft, which begins May 8th.

Over the course of three days, the NFL will conduct the seven-round draft from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, while Titans personnel will be headquartered at Saint Thomas Sports Park in Nashville.

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