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Tennessee Titans waive corner Curtis Riley, sign Will Brown

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have released injured cornerback Curtis Riley, signed deal with CB Will Brown and have taken nose tackle Sammie Hill off the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list.

The 6 foot 1, 190 pound Brown played at Missouri S&T where he was a two-time all-conference (Great Lakes Valley) player at Division II.

He had seven interceptions, 20 pass breakups and 57 tackles in 11 games as a senior for the Miners. Brown attended the Titans rookie mini-camp as a try-out player this past May.

Tennessee Titans helmets on the field during training camp at Saint Thomas Sports Park. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY   Sports)

Tennessee Titans helmets on the field during training camp at Saint Thomas Sports Park. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan to visit Fort Campbell, Clarksville, May 5th

 

16 players highlight the team’s tour through the Mid-South which starts on May 2nd

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have announced the complete itinerary for the Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan, a regional series of free, public autograph signings. The Caravan will make 20 total stops in Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama from May 2nd through May 9th. A special public stop will be made in Paducah, KY, on June 13th.

Academy Sports + Outdoors Titans Caravan public stops are free events that allow fans to meet players, T-Rac and the “Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith. Posters are provided at no cost to all Caravan attendees for autographs, and photos are encouraged. Public stops generally last one hour.

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Tennessee Titans travel to Jacksonville Jaguars for Thursday Night Football

 

Tennessee Titans (2-12) at Jacksonville Jaguars (2-12)

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 | 7:25pm CST
Jacksonville, FL | EverBank Field | TV: NFLN/WZTV

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (2-12) travel to face the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-12) in a nationally-televised game. Kickoff at EverBank Field (capacity 67,297) is scheduled for 7:25pm CST on Thursday, December 18th.

The Titans are looking to sweep the season series with the Jaguars for only the fifth time in the 20-year-old rivalry. They won the October 12th matchup at LP Field, which extended their lead in the all-time series to 23-17, including playoffs.

New York Jets running back John Conner (38) scores a touchdown against Tennessee Titans linebacker Wesley Woodyard (59) during the second half at LP Field. The Jets beat the Titans 16-11. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Jets running back John Conner (38) scores a touchdown against Tennessee Titans linebacker Wesley Woodyard (59) during the second half at LP Field. The Jets beat the Titans 16-11. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans play Houston Texans at LP Field, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (2-5) vs. Houston Texans (3-4)

Sunday, October 26th, 2014 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | LP Field (69,143) | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (2-5) reach the midpoint of their season this week, hosting the Houston Texans (3-4) in the final game before their bye. Kickoff at LP Field is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 26th.

In a departure from tradition, this week’s game between AFC South rivals will be televised regionally on FOX, including Nashville affiliate WZTV FOX 17.

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) carries the ball past Washington Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy (93) in the second quarter at FedEx Field last Sunday. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) carries the ball past Washington Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy (93) in the second quarter at FedEx Field last Sunday. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans are on the road Sunday to take on the Washington Redskins

 

Tennessee Titans (2-4) at Washington Redskins (1-5)

Sunday, October 19th, 2014 | 1:00pm EDT/Noon CDT
Landover, MD | FedExField (85,000) | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (2-4) travel to face the Redskins (1-5) this week. Kickoff at FedExField is scheduled for 1:00pm EDT/noon CDT on Sunday, October 19th.

The Titans and Redskins have met on only 11 prior occasions in the regular season, with the Titans holding a 6-5 advantage. In two appearances at FedExField, which opened in 1997, the Titans are 2-0, earning wins in 2000 and 2006. Meanwhile, the Redskins have won both matchups at LP Field in the same time period (2002 and 2010).

Tennessee Titans running back Leon Washington (29) catches a pass during warm ups prior to the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at LP Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Leon Washington (29) catches a pass during warm ups prior to the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at LP Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans slip past Jacksonville Jaguars 16-14 at LP Field

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With 17 seconds remaining in the game, Sammie Hill blocked a 55 yard field goal attempt by the Jacksonville Jaguars (0-6) to give the Tennessee Titans (2-4) a 16-14 victory at LP Field, Sunday. The win ended the Titans four game losing streak.

“The moment when my hand touched it, I turned around to make sure I didn’t just tip the ball. So when I saw it fall, I’m thinking ‘Thank you, God. Thank you, Jesus.’ It felt great,” stated Hill.

Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) carries the ball against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half at LP Field. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) carries the ball against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half at LP Field. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans defensive improvement in 2013 highlighted by Alterraun Verner, Jurrell Casey

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – A year after fielding the 27th-ranked defensive unit in the NFL, the Tennessee Titans finished 14th in the NFL in 2013 and were 11th best in defending the pass. On third down, the defense allowed conversions on only 34.3 percent of plays, which was good for seventh in the league.

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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 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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