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Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker transported to hospital with hip injury

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans beat the New York Jets Sunday afternoon at LP Field 38-13. The win is overshadowed by the injury to quarterback Jake Locker.

Early in the third quarter of Sunday’s 38-13 win over the New York Jets, Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker went down after getting hit by Jet’s defensive linemen Muhammad Wilkerson and then by defensive end Quinton Coples.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) leaves Sunday's game against the New York Jets in the third quarter with a hip injury. (Don McPeak/USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) leaves Sunday’s game against the New York Jets in the third quarter with a hip injury. (Don McPeak/USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans lose 24-23 to Minnesota Vikings in final Preseason Game

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With 1:38 left in the game, the Tennessee Titans were down 24-23 to the Minnesota Vikings. The Titans had the ball at the Tennessee 20 yard line. Tennessee quarterback Rusty Smith quickly completes passes to Jalen Parmele for 5 yards and Jake Doyle for 17 yards moving the ball to the Tennessee 42.

In the shotgun, Smith gets a bad snap from center Brian Schwenke which he is unable to handle and Collins Ukwu recovers the ball with 0:47 left for Minnesota. Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson takes two knees to end the game.

Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Zach Clayton (69) sacks Minnesota Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson (4) in the third quarter at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. Vikings win 24-23. (Bruce Kluckhohn - USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Zach Clayton (69) sacks Minnesota Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson (4) in the third quarter at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. Vikings win 24-23. (Bruce Kluckhohn – USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans lose opening preseason contest to Washington Redskins 22-21

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, 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.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) hands off to Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) against the Washington Redskins during the first half at LP Field. (Jim Brown/USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) hands off to Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) against the Washington Redskins during the first half at LP Field. (Jim Brown/USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans start Preseason at LP Field against the Washington Redskins Thursday, August 8th

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) vs. Washington Redskins (0-0)

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 • 7:00pm CDT
LP Field • Nashville, TN • TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-0) open their 2013 preseason schedule this week at home against the Washington Redskins (0-0). Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Thursday, August 8th.

The Redskins have visited LP Field on three previous occasions, twice in the regular season (2002 and 2010) and once in preseason (2007). In the all-time regular-season series, the Titans hold a slight 6-5 advantage.

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Tennessee Titans routed by Green Bay Packers 55-7

 

Tennessee TitansGreen 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»

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Tennessee Titans see Pittsburgh Steelers game Thursday as a Challenge and Opportunity

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, 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»

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Tennessee Titans beat the Detroit Lions in Overtime 44-41

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans got the ball first in overtime. Starting on their own 20 yard line, the Titans took the ball down to the Detroit Lions 15 yard line in 13 plays. Rob Bironas kicked a 26 yard field goal to put the Titans on top 44-41.

After the ensuing kickoff, the Lions started on their own 22 yard line. After 8 plays, the Lions had fourth and one at the Tennessee 7. Lions coach Jim Schwartz decided to go for it instead of letting Jason Hanson kick the tying field goal. Detroit backup quarterback Shaun Hill tried a quarterback sneak up the middle that was stuffed by defensive tackles Jurrell Casey and Sen’Derrick Marks giving the Titans the win. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans drop preseason opener to Seattle Seahawks 27-17

 

Tennessee TitansSeattle, WA – The Tennessee Titans traveled to the Seattle Seahawks for their first preseason game Saturday night. The Titans started out on the wrong foot as starting quarterback Matt Hasselbeck threw two interceptions in his limited time on the field. Hasselbeck was 4-5 passes for 45 yards.

“On the first play, I had a choice to take a shot down the field to Jared Cook or take a quick completion to Nate Washington on the left. I decided to throw to Nate, and it was kind of a freak thing,” stated Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck. “It reminded me of my first pass the last time I was in this stadium, which was intercepted against the Saints.  I remember Pete (Carroll) coming up to me after that pass and saying not to worry about it because we had the rest of the game to play.  It was disappointing it started that way, not at all how I envisioned it.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans are in Playoff Hunt, Close Regular Season against the Houston Texans

 

Tennessee Titans (8-7) vs. Houston Texans (10-5)
Sunday, January 1st, 2012 • Noon CST • Reliant Stadium • Houston, Texas • TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Entering the final week of the regular season, the Tennessee Titans (8-7) are still alive in the playoff race. They travel this week to face the AFC South Champion Houston Texans (10-5) at Reliant Stadium (capacity 71,054). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CST on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st.

In the Titans’ Week 7 loss to the Texans, they fell behind early and were never able to make up lost ground. The Texans scored 27 unanswered points before quarterback Matt Hasselbeck completed a five-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jared Cook for Tennessee’s only score.

Texans quarterback Matt Schaub passed for 296 yards and two touchdowns in leading his team to victory. Meanwhile, running back Arian Foster delivered 115 rushing yards and 119 receiving yards and three total touchdowns. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17 Sunday afternoon

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With 3:01 left in the game, Matt Hasselbeck completes a 2-yard touchdown pass to Damian Williams to carry the Tennessee Titans past the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17 Sunday afternoon.

Chris Johnson carried the ball 23 times for a season-high 190 yards against the Buccaneers for an average of 8.3 yards per carry. It was the third-highest rushing yardage total in his four-year career, and the performance ranks 13th in franchise history. His 190 yards also is the fourth-highest total in the NFL in 2011. «Read the rest of this article»

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