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Nashville, 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.
Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars
Sunday, December 22nd, 2013 | 1:00pm EST/Noon CST
Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (5-9) play their final road game of 2013, traveling to face the AFC South rival Jacksonville Jaguars (4-10). Kickoff at EverBank Field (capacity 67,246) is scheduled for 1:00pm EST/noon CST on Sunday, December 22nd.
The Jaguars are the Titans’ longest-standing division rival. In 38 all-time meetings, including playoffs, the Titans hold a 21-17 advantage.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (5-8) went into the 4th quarter down only 6 points to the Denver Broncos (11-2) at Mile High Stadium Sunday afternoon.
But that’s when Peyton Manning went to work taking advantage of a worn down Titans defense to score 17 unanswered points and lead the Broncos to a 51-28 blowout win.
Denver’s Matt Prater hit a 64 yard field goal at the end of the second quarter to set an NFL record.
Nashville, TN – The Jacksonville Jaguars came to LP Field looking for their first win of the season and they got it beating the Tennessee Titans Sunday 29-27. It was a bad omen for the Titans when Chris Johnson fumbled the ball on the first play of the game. Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny recovered the ball at the Tennessee 19.
Jacksonville would then run Maurice Jones-Drew three times in a row. On his third carry, Jones-Drew ran off left guard for 6 yards and the score. The Jaguars never looked back.
78th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting
Thursday, April 25th–Saturday, April 27th, 2013 • Radio City Music Hall • New York City
Nashville, TN – The Titans own the 10th overall selection and nine total picks in the upcoming 2013 NFL Draft, which begins April 25th.
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 Baptist Sports Park in Nashville, TN.
This year’s Titans draft is the second overseen by executive vice president/general manager Ruston Webster, who was promoted in January 2012 from vice president of player personnel.
Tennessee Titans (4-7) vs. Houston Texans (10-1)
Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 • Noon CT
Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (4-7) play their second of three consecutive games against AFC South opponents, as they host the division-leading Houston Texans (10-1). Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CT on Sunday, December 2nd.
The clubs played their first of two annual contests on September 30th at Reliant Stadium. The Texans prevailed by a final score of 38-14, despite 141 rushing yards by Titans running back Chris Johnson—his first of four 100-yard efforts over the last eight games. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, 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»
Nashville, TN – The Titans are scheduled to begin training camp this week at Baptist Sports Park in Nashville. Rookies and quarterbacks reported on Tuesday, July 24th, and they will be joined by the remaining veterans on Friday, July 27th.
Fans of the Titans can get their first glimpse of the 2012 squad on Sunday, July 29th, the first of 13 total training camp practices that will be free for the public to attend. Training camp is is the only time of the year that practices are open to the general public. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans agreed on contract terms with fifth-rounder Taylor Thompson and seventh-rounder Scott Solomon.
Thompson was a defensive end at Southern Methodist University, who started 43 consecutive games and totaled 18 sacks and 139 tackles. He will transition to tight end in the NFL, which was his position of choice as a high school player but wasn’t an available position at SMU. As a senior in high school, he caught 58 passes for 960 yards. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with second-round selection Linebacker Zach Brown.
Brown played in 47 games at the University of North Carolina and totaled 230 tackles, seven interceptions and 5.5 sacks during his college career. As a senior, he started 12 games and registered 105 tackles, three interceptions and 5.5 sacks.
The Titans now have agreed to terms with four of the seven draft selections. Only Kendall Wright, Taylor Thompson and Scott Solomon remain unsigned.
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