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Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson to lead Draft Efforts

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This will be Jon Robinson’s fourth draft to lead as Titans general manager.

He was named to the post on January 14th, 2016, and in 2017, controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk added executive vice president to his title.

Robinson selected 23 total players in his first three drafts in Tennessee, and 15 of those picks remain with the club. During the same time period, he has engineered 15 trades and made eight waiver claims (through April 15th, 2019).

Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson at the 2019 NFL Combine at Indianapolis Convention Center. (Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson at the 2019 NFL Combine at Indianapolis Convention Center. (Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans young offense has talent

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota, who finished his fourth NFL season, missed three total starts in 2018 due to injuries. Nevertheless, he posted his third consecutive winning record as a starter (7-6) and set the franchise single-season record with a 68.9 completion percentage.

Mariota’s 27 wins as a starting quarterback in his first four years with the club rank second in franchise annals behind only George Blanda’s 34 victories. Mariota is the fifth player in NFL history to record 12,000 passing yards (12,004) and 1,200 rushing yards (1,270) in his first four NFL seasons, joining Russell Wilson, Cam Newton, Jeff Garcia and Blake Bortles.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) throws a pass during warm ups before a game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) throws a pass during warm ups before a game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans set to play Los Angeles Rams at Nissan Stadium, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (8-6) vs. Los Angeles Rams (10-4)

Sunday, December 24th, 2017 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With two games remaining in the regular season, the Tennessee Titans (8-6) host a Christmas Eve showdown this week with the NFC West-leading Los Angeles Rams (10-4). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, December 24th.

Sunday’s game marks the Rams’ third trip to Tennessee in the regular season. Their last visit was on December 13th, 2009, a game the Titans won 47-7. However, the Rams lead the all-time series 6-5.

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) catches a touchdown pass against San Francisco 49ers defensive back Adrian Colbert (38) during the second quarter at Levi's Stadium. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) catches a touchdown pass against San Francisco 49ers defensive back Adrian Colbert (38) during the second quarter at Levi’s Stadium. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson shapes roster

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With his quarterback in place and five Pro Bowl selections due to return in 2017, among several more core players, Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson can add more through free agency and the 2017 NFL Draft.

The unrestricted free agent signing period is scheduled to begin at the start of the new league year on March 9th, when 2016 contracts expire. Players not under contract for 2017 are free to sign with another club at that point. The Titans are projected to be comfortably below the NFL’s 2017 salary cap, which will exceed its 2016 number of $155 million.

Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans kickoff Preseason at Nissan Stadium against San Diego Chargers

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) vs. San Diego Chargers (0-0)

Saturday, August 13th, 2016 | 7:00pm CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-0) begin the 2016 preseason this week against the San Diego Chargers (0-0). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Saturday, August 13th. The contest is a preview of the two teams’ November 6th regular season meeting in San Diego.

The game will be televised regionally on the Titans Preseason TV Network, including flagship WKRN News 2 in Nashville.

Quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) and the Tennessee Titans take on the San Diego Chargers Saturday, August 13th at Nissan Stadium to begin preseason. (Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports)

Quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) and the Tennessee Titans take on the San Diego Chargers Saturday, August 13th at Nissan Stadium to begin preseason. (Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans first Roster under Jon Robinson and Mike Mularkey

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – On the field, Titans fans will get their first glimpse of the team as constructed by new general manager Jon Robinson and Mike Mularkey, each of whom were named to their posts in January by controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk.

Although he is a native of Union City, TN, Robinson is a newcomer to the organization. Mularkey was hired as tight ends coach in 2014, promoted to assistant head coach/tight ends coach during the 2015 offseason, and then spent the final nine games of 2015 as interim head coach.

Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Mularkey. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Mularkey. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans trade up to take OT Jack Conklin with the 8th pick in NFL Draft

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans traded with the Cleveland Browns up to the No. 8th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft to take Michigan State Offensive Tackle Jack Conklin. The Titans traded the No. 15 overall pick, a 3rd round pick and a 2nd round pick in 2017 to the Browns.

The 6’6″, 308 pound Conklin ran a 5.0 second 40 yard dash in the NFL Combine. He has a scrappy player with good core strength, power in his hands and locks up defenders making it hard for them to get around him.

Michigan State Spartans offensive tackle Jack Conklin (74) taken with the 8th overall pick in the NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Michigan State Spartans offensive tackle Jack Conklin (74) taken with the 8th overall pick in the NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

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