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Tennessee Titans reduce roster to 53 Players

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Today, Saturday August 30th, is the cut off for NFL teams to reduce rosters down from 75 players to 53. The Tennessee Titans released 20 players today including corner back Tommie Campbell and fan favorite wide receiver Marc Mariani.

The Titans placed defensive lineman Antonio Johnson on injured reserve and traded defensive lineman Lavar Edwards to the Dallas Cowboys for an undisclosed future draft pick.

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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 defeat New York Jets 38-13; Jake Locker leaves game 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, Locker goes back to pass and just gets the ball off before getting hit by Jet’s defensive linemen Muhammad Wilkerson, then gets hit by defensive end Quinton Coples. Lockers goes to the ground grabbing his right hip with 11:14 left in the third quarter. He gave the fans a thumbs up as he was carted off the field.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington (85) celebrates in the end zone after scoring a touchdown against the New York Jets during the first half at LP Field. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington (85) celebrates in the end zone after scoring a touchdown against the New York Jets during the first half at LP Field. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee’s Jake Locker leads Titans on game winning drive to beat San Diego Chargers 20-17

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With 2:05 remaining in the fourth quarter, the Tennessee Titans found themselves behind 17-13 with the ball at their own 6 yard line. Titans quarterback Jake Locker takes Tennessee down to the San Diego 34 yard line with 21 seconds remaining.

Locker then throws a 34 yard touchdown pass to rookie Justin Hunter to beat the Chargers 20-17. This was Hunters first NFL reception, first touchdown and it was the game winner. The second-round pick from the University of Tennessee became the first NFL rookie since the Jacksonville Jaguar’s Ernest Wilford on September 12th, 2004 to score a game-winning touchdown with 15 seconds or less remaining in the game on his first career reception.

Tennessee Titans' rookie Justin Hunter catches the game winning touchdown with just 15 seconds remaining in the game. (USA Today)

Tennessee Titans’ rookie Justin Hunter catches the game winning touchdown with just 15 seconds remaining in the game. (USA Today)

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Tennessee Titans lose heartbreaker in overtime to Houston Texans 30-24

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With no time left on the clock in overtime, the Houston Texans had the ball on the Tennessee Titans 28 with the game tied at 24. Texans kicker Randy Bullock attempts a 46 yard field goal that hits the left upright and is no good sending the game into overtime.

In overtime, Houston wins the coin toss and elect to receive. Keshawn Martin takes the Rob Bironas kickoff out to the Houston 22. Matt Schaub, in 10 plays, takes the Texans down to the Tennessee 3. On 3rd and 3, from the shotgun, Schaub hits DeAndre Hopkins on the right for a short 3 yard pass and a touchdown. Texans beat the Titans 30-24.

Tennessee Titans center Robert Turner (59) snaps the ball against the Houston Texans during the first half at Reliant Stadium(Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans center Robert Turner (59) snaps the ball against the Houston Texans during the first half at Reliant Stadium(Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans stun Steelers 16-9 in Pittsburgh

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Football critics had the Pittsburgh Steelers winning this one. The Steelers had not lost a home opener since September 15th, 2002. The Tennessee Titans had other plans.

The game did not start well for Tennessee. During the opening kickoff, Pittsburgh kicker Shaun Suisham lands a kick on the Titans 1 yard line. Tennessee kick returner Darius Reynaud just crossed the plane of the goal line to retrieve the ball, where he took a knee in the end zone and gets tackled for a safety.

Pittsburgh Steelers center Kelvin Beachum (68) centers the ball against the Tennessee Titans during the first half at Heinz Field. (Jason Bridge - USA TODAY Sports)

Pittsburgh Steelers center Kelvin Beachum (68) centers the ball against the Tennessee Titans during the first half at Heinz Field. (Jason Bridge – USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans shine on both sides of the ball in 27-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans defense had something to prove after last week’s performance against the Cincinnati Bengals. And prove it they did, holding the vaulted Atlanta Falcons offense led by Matt Ryan to only field goals in the first half. In fact, the Titans were able to sack Ryan five times.

The Tennessee offense started slow on their first two possessions before Jake Locker but together a 5 play scoring drive capped by a 7 yard pass to Nate Washington in the back of the end zone. This got the Titans going and they never let off the gas going on to beat the Falcons 27-16.

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

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

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Tennessee Titans have selected LSU defensive end Lavar Edwards in the 5th round of the 2013 NFL Draft

 

Tennessee TitansLavar EdwardsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans has selected LSU defensive lineman Lavar Edwards in the 5th round of the 2013 NFL Draft with the 142nd overall pick.

At 6-foot-4, 277 pounds, Edwards can not only edge rush, but can press the pocket while engaged. He has the speed to chase down quarterbacks and to keep up with runningbacks. He reads the option well and is a good run defender. «Read the rest of this article»

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