Topic: Tennessee Titans
Nashville, TN – Perhaps Tennessee Titans executive vice president/general manager Jon Robinson’s two most critical moves since the AFC Championship game were locking up a pair of the team’s own free agents with new, multi-year contracts—quarterback Ryan Tannehill and running back Derrick Henry.
Tannehill, acquired in a trade with the Miami Dolphins, was a catalyst for the team’s resurgence in 2019, taking control as the starter in Week 7 and finishing the campaign with a league-best 117.5 passer rating. He was named to his first Pro Bowl and voted the NFL’s Comeback Player of the Year.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Titans executive vice president/general manager Jon Robinson and head coach Mike Vrabel hope to take the next step with a Titans team that was one game from the Super Bowl in 2019. The Titans fell to the eventual Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC title game, ending a memorable run on the heels of a 2-4 start to the regular season.
They finished the season at 9-7, earned a wild card berth, and then went on the road to knock off the New England Patriots and the top-seeded Baltimore Ravens in the first two playoff rounds, respectively.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Titans executive vice president/general manager Jon Robinson and head coach Mike Vrabel are tasked with building and maximizing the Titans roster through the unprecedented obstacles of 2020.
The Titans will carry an 80-man roster through camp, down from 90 players in camp a year ago. The final reduction to 53 players is scheduled for September 5th, 2020.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Titans players have reported to Saint Thomas Sports Park this week for the start of training camp.
It is the first time since January that the full Titans roster has accessed team headquarters. The entire offseason program was conducted in a virtual setting due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak, which continues to impact the way the NFL and the Titans are conducting business.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has joined a state effort to distribute close to 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings across the state.
APSU bought 30,000 (about 10 percent of the masks) to give to students, staff and faculty.
Tennessee Economic Recovery Group Enlists Flagship Tennessee Brands to Get More Masks in Hands of Tennessee Residents
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s Economic Recovery Group (ERG) has developed the TN Strong Mask Movement, partnering with more than 30 flagship brands to distribute close to 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings, at a projected value of more than $3 million, across the state.
Steve Underwood steps back from Full-Time Role
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans elevated Burke Nihill to team President/CEO after being informed last month that current President/CEO Steve Underwood would be retiring from a full-time role. Underwood will remain as a Senior Counselor for the organization.
“I want to start by thanking Steve personally on behalf of myself and my family” said Amy Adams Strunk, Titans Controlling Owner. “Steve’s remarkable 40-year Oilers/Titans career places him among the titans of professional sports executives. His dedication to our franchise is unmatched and I am glad he will remain with us as a Senior Counselor.
Nashville, TN – The National Football League (NFL) has released the 2020 regular season schedule, and the Tennessee Titans will be featured in three primetime contests, including an appearance on Monday Night Football to open the season at Denver on September 14th.
The Titans will return to Nashville for their home opener against Jacksonville on Sunday, September 20th. The other primetime games include a Thursday Night home game against the Indianapolis Colts on November 12th and a visit to the Green Bay Packers for a Sunday Night game on December 27th.
Nashville, TN – Special Olympics Tennessee announces their schedule for their Virtual Summer Games on May 11th-15th, 2020. This event will replace the previously scheduled State Summer Games that was canceled due to COVID-19 Coronavirus.
Daily events will take place via Zoom from 4:00pm CT (5:00pm ET) and last for approximately one hour each day.
Washington, D.C – President Donald Trump approved Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s request for additional federal assistance for Tennessee’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which I – along with every member of the Tennessee congressional delegation – asked the president to do.
This disaster will continue to place a significant financial burden on individuals, the state, and local governments, and President Trump’s quick action will help Tennessee respond to this crisis.
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