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Marlon Scott: Sports Fanalyst Fourthoughts

 

Sports Fanalyst FourthoughtsClarksville, TN – Welcome to the first edition of Marlon Scott: Sports Fanalyst Fourthoughts

There is the real world, and then there is the sports world. A lot of people happily commute back and forth between the two. This is for those commuters, dressed like Clark Kent, but when they emerge from a McDonald’s bathroom (due to lack of phone booths in 2014) they have on their favorite sports jersey and foam finger, ready to talk about the latest update that just popped up from the ESPN app on their smart phone.

APSU Athletic Department to reveal a new “visual identity series” including a new primary logo, Governor Peay logo and an updated word mark Tuesday, April 1st, 2014. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Athletic Department to reveal a new “visual identity series” including a new primary logo, Governor Peay logo and an updated word mark Tuesday, April 1st, 2014. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Titans sign Wide Receiver Marc Mariani to one year deal

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with wide receiver Marc Mariani on a one-year contract.

Mariani was selected by the Titans in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft. The Montana wide receiver works well in the slot and is excellent in the return game.

He made an immediate impact in his rookie year as a returner, earning Pro Bowl honors after finishing second in the AFC and fourth in the NFL with a 12.2-yard punt return average and finishing fourth in the AFC with 25.5-yard kickoff return average. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans sign multi-year deal with quarterback Charlie Whitehurst

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent quarterback Charlie Whitehurst on a multi-year contract.

“Charlie is player who comes here with a great knowledge of Coach Whisenhunt’s offense; and as a player, he has been around some outstanding NFL quarterbacks,” said Titans general manager Ruston Webster. “He is smart guy with a good arm and he will add to our offensive group as a veteran quarterback.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans sign Running Back Dexter McCluster

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent running back Dexter McCluster on a multi-year contract.

McCluster (5-8, 170) has proved to be a versatile player who has gained 662 rushing yards, 1,500 receiving yards, and averaged 12.1 as a punt returner and 20.9 as a kickoff returner in four seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Last season, he earned a NFL Pro Bowl invitation as a returner and was the only NFL player in 2013 to return two punts for touchdowns. «Read the rest of this article»

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A look back at the Tennessee Titans 2013 Season

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – On the field, the Tennessee Titans were optimistic about their fortunes in 2013 after a 3-1 start, which included a 16-9 victory in the opener at the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Titans became the first opponent to win in the Steelers’ home opener since 2002.

After an overtime loss in Week 2 at the Houston Texans, the Titans played their home opener against the San Diego Chargers, and Ken Whisenhunt, at the time the offensive coordinator for the Chargers, got a first-hand look at one of the Titans’ most dramatic wins ever at LP Field. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans to have busy offseason

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Tennessee Titans general manager Ruston Webster, head coach Ken Whisenhunt and their staffs are already deep into the evaluation process that will help determine the makeup of the 2014 roster.

From the NFL Scouting Combine in February, to April pro days and player visits, to finally the draft from May 8th-10th, the Titans will work to identify the top incoming NFL talent. «Read the rest of this article»

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After finishing 7-9, Tennessee Titans change focus to 2014

 

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Ken Whisenhunt hired as head coach; Titans to pick 11th in NFL Draft

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have turned the page on the 2013 season and enter 2014 in the midst of significant change. A new coaching staff has been assembled to guide the team’s youthful roster, and the organization now begins the process of strengthening the core of the team.

On January 13th, Ken Whisenhunt was hired as the 17th head coach in franchise history. He replaced Mike Munchak, who led the team from 2011 through the end of the 2013 campaign. During Munchak’s tenure, the Titans had a record of 22 wins and 26 losses, including a 7-9 mark in 2013.

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Tennessee Titans end season with 16-10 win over Houston Texans at LP Field

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (7-9) beat the Houston Texans (2-14) 16-10 Sunday at LP Field. Down by six with 1:06 remaining, Houston had the ball on their own 9 yard line. On the first play of the drive, Matt Schaub’s pass to wide receiver Keshawn Martin is intercepted by Titan’s safety Michael Griffin at the Houston 39 yard line sealing the win for Tennessee.

Houston started the game by taking their opening drive 63 yards for a touchdown. The drive was capped off by 3 yard touchdown run by Jonathan Grimes. It was Grimes’ first NFL touchdown of his career.

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) carries the ball as Houston Texans linebacker Jeff Tarpinian (52) tackles during the second half at LP Field. The Titans won 16-10. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) carries the ball as Houston Texans linebacker Jeff Tarpinian (52) tackles during the second half at LP Field. The Titans won 16-10. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans begin regular season at Pittsburgh Steelers

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0)

Sunday, September 8th, 2013 | Noon CDT
Heinz Field | Pittsburgh, PA | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-0) open the regular season on the road this week against the Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0), marking the 76th all-time meeting between the two franchises. Kickoff at Heinz Field (capacity 65,500) is scheduled for 1:00pm EDT/noon CDT on Sunday, September 8th.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF News-Channel 5. Ian Eagle will handle play-by-play duties while Dan Fouts provides analysis.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker drops back to pass against the Atlanta Falcons in preseason action. (Don McPeak/USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker drops back to pass against the Atlanta Falcons in preseason action. (Don McPeak/USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans place Kevin Walter on PUP list, release Markelle Martin, bringing roster down to 75

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – By today, August 27th, all NFL teams have to trim their rosters down to 75 players by 3:00pm CT. Yesterday, the Tennesse Titans waived 13 players bring the roster down to 77.

Today, the Titans placed veteran receiver Kevin Walter on the physically unable to perform list (PUP). This means Walter will miss the first six weeks of the 2013 season while he recovers from back surgery.

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