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Green Bay Packers' Marquez Valdes-Scantling (83) fumbles a catch during the overtime of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Indianapolis. Colts' DeForest Buckner (99) recovered the fumble. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Titans intend to challenge Colts short-handed run defense

Nov. 27, 2020 5:32 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis spent all week preparing for Derrick Henry. Facing the league's leading runner with a short-handed defensive line only makes the challenge more daunting. With Pro Bowl defensive tackle DeForest Buckner out after being placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list earlier this week,...

Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown (11) juggles the ball before dropping it as he is defended by Indianapolis Colts cornerback Xavier Rhodes (27) in the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Struggling Titans must fix mistakes after losing 3 of 4

Nov. 13, 2020 2:39 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans handled the NFL's first COVID-19 outbreak during the season in winning fashion. Now the Titans face another issue threatening their season: themselves. The team that won its first five games during a stretch when Tennessee had two games rescheduled by that...

Indianapolis Colts linebacker E.J. Speed (45) blocks a punt by Tennessee Titans punter Trevor Daniel (12) in the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Colts cornerback T.J. Carrie (38) recovered the ball and ran it back for a touchdown. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Special teams miscues cost Titans in 34-17 loss to Colts

Nov. 13, 2020 1:09 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coming into this season, the Tennessee Titans had only two punters since 1998. Now they've gone through three, plus two long snappers, in as many games. All that instability showed Thursday night. Trevor Daniel, signed to the practice squad last weekend, managed only 17 yards on...

Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown (11) jumps onto the goal post after catching a 40-yard touchdown pass against the Chicago Bears in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Titans snap 2-game losing streak, beat skidding Bears 24-17

Nov. 8, 2020 5:54 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Mike Vrabel has been warning his Tennessee Titans they had reached a crossroads after losing back-to-back games. Ryan Tannehill threw two touchdown passes, and the banged-up Tennessee Titans responded Sunday by never trailing in beating the Chicago Bears 24-17. The Titans...

Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) attempts a 45-yard field goal against the Pittsburgh Steelers as Brett Kern (6) holds in the final seconds of the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. Gostkowski missed the kick and the Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Titans sign punter Ryan Allen, put 3-time Pro Bowler on IR

Nov. 7, 2020 5:09 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans signed punter Ryan Allen and placed three-time Pro Bowl punter Brett Kern on injured reserve among a flurry of moves Saturday. The Titans also placed cornerback Tye Smith on injured reserve with Tucker McCann put on the practice squad-injured reserve Saturday...

Tennessee Titans' Derrick Henry (22) is tackled by Cincinnati Bengals' Christian Covington (99) and Vonn Bell (24) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Titans, Bears eager to snap 2-game skids after strong starts

Nov. 6, 2020 4:36 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are not happy. Their sizzling start during which they won their first five games is a distant memory with the fresh pain of back-to-back losses for the first time since December. “It’s tough,” Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill said....

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers Alex Highsmith (56) and T.J. Watt (90) celebrate after a 45-yard field goal attempt by Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was no good in the final seconds of the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Unbeaten Steelers reach top spot in AP Pro32 poll

Oct. 27, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As the league's only unbeaten team, the Pittsburgh Steelers have climbed all the way to the top of the NFL. As well as the No. 1 spot in the latest AP Pro32 poll. But just barely. The Steelers received seven of the 12 first-place votes for 378 points in balloting Tuesday by media members...

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers T.J. Watt (90) and Bud Dupree (48) celebrate after a 45-yard field goal attempt by Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was no good in the final seconds of the fourth quarter in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Perfectly imperfect; Steelers not satisfied at 6-0

Oct. 26, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — To hear the NFL's last unbeaten team tell it, the Pittsburgh Steelers are perfect in record only. Don't get defensive end Cam Heyward wrong. He appreciates the fact the Steelers (6-0) are off to the second-best start in the franchise's 87-year history after escaping Tennessee on Sunday....

Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski (3) watches as his 45-yard field goal attempt against the Pittsburgh Steelers sails wide in the final seconds of the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Steelers won 27-24. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

First loss of season forces Titans to look at fixing issues

Oct. 26, 2020 3:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans got a needed wake-up call in their first loss of the season for the issues that must be fixed on defense and special teams. Fixing those issues is a lot easier at 5-1 sitting atop the AFC South. “The roof is obviously not falling through," safety Kevin...

The Latest: Seahawks lead Cardinals 27-17 at halftime

Oct. 25, 2020 10:15 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 10:12 p.m. Tyler Lockett caught two touchdown passes, Carlos Hyde ran for a touchdown and DK Metcalf saved a touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks built a 27-17 halftime lead over the Arizona Cardinals. The action-packed first half had plenty of highlights, but the...