Who Will the Titans Pick? An Updated Tour of the Mock Drafts as the NFL Combine Wraps Up
Mar 06, 2023
The NFL Combine wraps up today with the bench press for offensive linemen and running backs. Mock drafts, meanwhile, are just getting started. The Titans are currently scheduled to pick 11th in the first round of April's NFL Draft.
At the NFL Combine: Three Playmakers from the University of Tennessee Have Their Sights Set on Big Things in the NFL
Mar 03, 2023
Former University of Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker met with reporters on Friday in Indianapolis, along with receivers Jalin Hyatt and Cedric Tillman. Four other former Vols are also here – linebacker Jeremy Banks, defensive lineman Byron Young, offensive lineman Darnell Wright, and punter Paxton Brooks.
From the NFL Combine: Titans Pleased With QB Malik Willis' Approach This Offseason
Mar 03, 2023
Willis finished the season the season 31-of-61 (50.8%) for 276 yards with zero touchdown passes and three interceptions, with a passer rating of 42.8. Willis also ran for 123 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries.
From the NFL Combine: What They're Saying About New Titans GM Ran Carthon
Mar 02, 2023
Carthon has received rave reviews since being named general manager of the Titans from those he's crossed paths with over the years. The praise continues from some of his friends and and colleagues here in Indianapolis.
From Subway to the Combine: Vanderbilt LB Anfernee Orji Ready to Take the Next Step to the NFL
Mar 01, 2023
A team captain in 2022, Orji led the Commodores with 108 tackles, 7.5 tackles for a loss, and three forced fumbles while starting in 12 games. Orji also led Vanderbilt in tackles in 2020 and 2021.
After an Impressive Rookie Season, Titans TE Chig Okonkwo Now Focused on Getting Better in Year 2
Feb 23, 2023
Okonkwo, a fourth-round draft pick in the 2022 NFL Draft out of Maryland, had an impressive rookie campaign. Okonkwo finished the season with 32 catches for 450 yards and three touchdowns. He was named to the Pro Football Writers Association's All-Rookie team.
Titans Release Linebacker Zach Cunningham
Feb 22, 2023
Cunningham joined the Titans in 2021 after playing previously with the Houston Texans. The Vanderbilt product played in just six games with the Titans in 2022 because of an elbow injury. He was credited with 23 tackles and one quarterback pressure.
Titans Release LT Taylor Lewan, WR Robert Woods and K Randy Bullock
Feb 22, 2023
During his time in Tennessee, Lewan made 106 career starts, including playoffs, and he made it to three Pro Bowls. Lewan has had two ACL surgeries in three years, however, and he's only played in 20 games over the past three seasons.
Five 49ers Paint a Glowing Picture of New Titans General Manager Ran Carthon
Feb 15, 2023
Over the course of the past two weeks, at the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl, five different 49ers were asked about Carthon in interviews by TennesseeTitans.com. They described a man who made a big impact on their lives on and off the field. They also think Carthon is going to be a great fit with the Titans.
Titans Hire Former Packers Executive Chad Brinker as Assistant General Manager
Feb 14, 2023
Brinker just finished his 13th season with the Packers and second as personnel/football administration executive. He was promoted to that position in January 2021 after spending three seasons as assistant director of pro scouting/salary cap analyst. Brinker originally joined the Packers as a scouting assistant in January 2010 before spending six seasons (2012-17) as a pro scout.
From the Super Bowl: Former Colts Coach Tony Dungy Remembers New Titans GM Ran Carthon's Work Ethic as a Player in Indianapolis
Feb 10, 2023
Carthon, who played from 2004-06 under Dungy in Indianapolis, was hired as general manager of the Titans last month after working his way up in personnel departments with the Falcons, Rams and 49ers.
From the Super Bowl: Titans LT Taylor Lewan Facing an Internal Battle on Whether He Wants to Keep Playing Football
Feb 10, 2023
Lewan, the team's first-round draft pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, knows he doesn't have to play football any longer if he doesn't want to. He's made enough money, has accomplished a lot of things on the field, and currently, his life is at a place where he could walk away and be happy. So now, Lewan is facing an internal battle about what's next for him.
From MTSU to the Super Bowl: Eagles Safety Reed Blankenship, Chiefs LB Darius Harris Say Titans Safety Kevin Byard Has Been a Great Role Model
Feb 09, 2023
Byard, a two-time Pro Bowler and a four-time captain who is now in his seventh NFL season, said he's happy to see players from MTSU doing so well, and in the Super Bowl.
From the Super Bowl: Former Tennessee QB Hendon Hooker Tackles Radio Row, and Discusses His Senior Bowl Meeting With Titans HC Mike Vrabel and GM Ran Carthon
Feb 08, 2023
Hendon Hooker has made the rounds in the last few weeks, and on Wednesday his feet were on the ground at Super Bowl LVII Radio Row.
Like Father, Like Son: Twenty-Three Years Later, Eagles Coach Jeremiah Washburn Follows in His Father's Titans Footsteps to the Super Bowl
Feb 08, 2023
Jeremiah Washburn will be coaching here in Super Bowl LVII with the Philadelphia Eagles, and his father, former Titans defensive line coach Jim Washburn, will be in the stands.
What Titans HC Mike Vrabel Said About the Moves on His Coaching Staff, Which Included Elevating Tim Kelly to Offensive Coordinator
Feb 07, 2023
Titans coach Mike Vrabel held a Zoom call on Tuesday to discuss the new additions, and changes, on his coaching staff. Here's a look at the highlights from the call.
Titans Elevate Tim Kelly to Offensive Coordinator While Making Several New Additions, and Changes
Feb 07, 2023
Former Falcons assistant Charles London has been hired as Pass Game Coordinator/Quarterbacks while former Commanders assistant Chris Harris has been hired as Defensive Pass Game Coordinator/Cornerbacks.
From the Super Bowl: Chiefs Owner Clark Hunt Thinks Late Titans Owner Bud Adams Deserves to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Feb 07, 2023
Lamar Hunt and Bud Adams co-founded the AFL to rival the NFL before the two leagues eventually merged. In fact, the formation of the AFL was announced in Adams' Houston office in 1959. There, the groundwork was laid for what would become known as the Foolish Club — the eight original franchise owners of the AFL.
Peyton Manning Gives New Titans GM Ran Carthon, His Former Teammate, the Tennessee Seal of Approval While Also Praising Former Vols Josh Dobbs, Hendon Hooker – and Voice of the Titans Mike Keith
Feb 06, 2023
The former University of Tennessee quarterback and Carthon go way back – they were teammates with the Indianapolis Colts from 2004-06.
From the Pro Bowl: Titans Center Ben Jones Cherishing Every Moment at First Pro Bowl, While Pondering What's Next
Feb 03, 2023
After 11 NFL seasons, 182 games played, countless bumps and bruises, and plenty of ups and downs, the Titans center is here at the Pro Bowl Games, surrounded by the game's best players.
From the Senior Bowl: NFL Network Analyst Charles Davis Talks Titans, From GM Ran Carthon to Potential Scenarios at No.11 to Dismissing the Idea of 'Rebuild Mode'
Feb 02, 2023
Charles Davis first met Ran Carthon over 20 years ago. Davis was working as an analyst for Jefferson Pilot Sports at the time, and Carthon was a running back for the Florida Gators.
From the Senior Bowl: Titans GM Ran Carthon Living His Childhood Dream While Keeping His Focus on the "Main Thing"
Jan 31, 2023
Here at the Mobile Convention Center and at Hancock Whitney Stadium on the campus at the University of South Alabama, Carthon has received a lot of handshakes and hugs from those wishing him congratulations.
Why the Titans Are Switching to Turf at Nissan Stadium Starting in 2023
Jan 31, 2023
The new playing field at Nissan Stadium will be similar to the surface and infill that is currently used inside the team's indoor practice facility at Ascension Saint Thomas Sports Park, and also used in other practice facilities across the NFL.
After an Injury-Shortened Rookie Season, Titans WR Kyle Philips Motivated to do More in 2023
Jan 26, 2023
A fifth-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft by the Titans, the shifty receiver from UCLA turned heads during offseason workouts. When training camp began, he picked up where he left off, winning one-on-ones against teammates, and also against veteran DBs in work against the Buccaneers and Cardinals.
Former Titans Center Kevin Mawae Named Head Coach at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville
Jan 24, 2023
Mawae, who played 16 NFL seasons, played for the Titans from 2006-2009. He earned eight Pro Bowl selections and seven first-team All-Pro selections in his career, when he also played for the Jets and Seahawks.
'Head Ball Coach' Steve Spurrier: I'm Pulling for the Titans, and New GM Ran Carthon
Jan 23, 2023
Spurrier coached Carthon at the University of Florida. More recently, Spurrier returned to the West Coast for a 49ers event, where he crossed paths again with Carthon, who was director of player personnel for the 49ers at the time.