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Titans promote wide receiver Cameron Batson to active roster

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have filled their fifth wide receiver spot by promoting Cameron Batson from the practice squad.The Titans (3-2) filled the open roster spot Wednesday after waiving receiver Nick Williams on Tuesday, two days after he was beaten by a defender who turned the play into an interception and also […]

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Vrabel sees close loss as chance for Titans to bond

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Vrabel has recently been talking about close games a lot with his Titans.After Tennessee pulled out three straight victories by three points apiece, the first-year coach and the Titans are coming off a one-point loss. The Titans had been a league-best 9-1 since the start of 2016 in games decided […]

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Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan having tests on right foot

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans coach Mike Vrabel says two-time Pro Bowl left tackle Taylor Lewan is having tests on his right foot after leaving Tennessee’s loss in Buffalo.Lewan played 17 snaps before being replaced by Tyler Marz. Lewan told reporters after the game he felt like he was a liability to the team because […]

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Marcus Mariota to start at QB for Tennessee

Marcus Mariota is starting at quarterback for Tennessee on Sunday for the first time since being hurt in the Titans’ season opener.The Titans will be without backup QB Blaine Gabbert as he recovers from a concussion that knocked him out of last week’s game, a win at Jacksonville.That leaves Austin Davis, signed earlier this week, […]

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Succop kicks 31-yard field goal as Titans edge Texans 20-17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee played without its starting quarterback and top three offensive tackles against J.J. Watt, Whitney Mercilus and the rest of Houston’s challenging defense.Mike Vrabel and his assistants responded with a few timely tricks for the Titans.Ryan Succop kicked a 31-yard field goal with 1:00 left, and the battered Titans held off […]

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Titans sign offensive tackle Tyler Marz from practice squad

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have signed offensive tackle Tyler Marz from their practice squad and have waived cornerback Kenneth Durden.Marz (pronounced MARE-its) was on the Los Angeles Chargers’ active roster for six weeks last season but didn’t appear in a game. The 6-foot-7, 316-pound Marz originally signed with the Titans in 2016 […]

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Titans’ Vrabel expects to use 2 QBs against Texans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel said Friday he expects to play both starting quarterback Marcus Mariota and backup Blaine Gabbert in Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans.Mariota didn’t throw during the open portion of practice Friday for the second straight day and was listed as limited and questionable on the team’s […]

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Titans’ Pro Bowl tight end Delanie Walker on injured reserve

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three-time Pro Bowl tight end Delanie Walker has been placed on injured reserve after the Tennessee Titans’ season opener.The Titans announced the move Monday before coach Mike Vrabel’s news conference. Tennessee signed tight end MyCole Pruitt off Houston’s practice squad.Walker was hurt with 3:33 left in the Titans’ 27-20 loss in […]

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Titans rookie coach faces off against Texans, his old boss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Vrabel knows Houston coach Bill O’Brien pretty well after spending the past four seasons working as a Texans assistant, including 2017 as defensive coordinator. Now Vrabel has his own team in Tennessee, and the rookie is about to square off with his former boss looking for his first victory as […]

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Mariota practices for Titans, expected to play vs. Texans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota practiced fully Wednesday after being knocked out of Tennessee’s season opener when he hurt the elbow on his right, throwing arm.Barring any setbacks, Titans coach Mike Vrabel expects his quarterback to play Sunday.”He’s feeling good,” Vrabel said. “He was able to practice. He had some rest there […]

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Titans add OL David Quessenberry to practice squad

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have added offensive lineman David Quessenberry to their practice squad.Quessenberry went to the Houston Texans in the sixth round of the 2013 draft and spent three years on their non-football illness list as he battled non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma .The former San Jose State left tackle spent most of 2017 […]

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