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Titans reach bye at .500 and able to finish games at home

Nov. 11, 2019 7:04 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans get to rest now after clawing their way back to .500, salvaging a 2-4 start by winning three of their last four. "We got a good bye week, timely bye week for us to rest up, get healthy, improve ...," Titans cornerback Logan Ryan said Monday. "Get our guys back...

Carr, Garoppolo excel in prove-it years while some struggle

Nov. 7, 2019 1:14 AM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr has silenced the questions of his long-term viability as the starting quarterback for the Raiders by looking once again like the quarterback who was one of the top young passers in the league back in 2016. Jimmy Garoppolo is proving why the San Francisco 49ers invested so...

Another slow start costs Titans chance to move above .500

Nov. 4, 2019 6:01 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Titans are doing their own version of a Tennessee two-step. Win two games, then it's back they go with nobody to blame but themselves. Tennessee (4-5) missed another chance to climb above .500 with a 30-20 loss at Carolina, and once again the Titans struggled from the opening...

Panthers don't want to allow big loss to snowball vs. Titans

Oct. 31, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are determined to not allow another lopsided midseason loss to send their season spiraling. The Panthers (4-3) enter Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans coming off a brutal 51-13 loss last Sunday at San Francisco, a game that Carolina players said going...

49ers look to end 8-game skid vs. NFC West rival Cardinals

Oct. 30, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

Jim Tomsula and Chip Kelly couldn't do it in their one season as head coach in San Francisco. Kyle Shanahan hasn't done it in two years with the 49ers. The past three coaches in San Francisco have combined to lose eight straight games against the NFC West rival Cardinals heading into the first meeting this year...

Titans know they need to improve after climbing back to 4-4

Oct. 28, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have had a lot of luck and some very stingy defense winning two straight games to claw their way back to .500. That won't be nearly enough with the NFL calendar turning to November. "We have to continue to work," Titans coach Mike Vrabel said. "We've got it back...

Buccaneers-Titans Preview Capsule

Oct. 24, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (2-4) AT TENNESSEE (3-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Titans by 2½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Buccaneers 2-4; Titans 3-4 SERIES RECORD — Titans lead 9-2 LAST MEETING — Titans beat Buccaneers 42-14, Sept. 13, 2015 LAST WEEK — Bye after Buccaneers lost...

Mariota already benched with Winston looking to bounce back

Oct. 23, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jameis Winston is coming off the worst game of his career, though the No. 1 overall pick in 2015 remains the starter for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Tennessee Titans already have benched Marcus Mariota, the quarterback drafted a spot later. The previous time these teams met was...

Mahomes or not, Packers-Chiefs matchup takes center stage

Oct. 23, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

Just last week, the Green Bay-Kansas City game was looming as one of the largest in the NFL this season. Then Patrick Mahomes went down with a dislocated kneecap, tainting a bit this made-for-prime-time TV matchup against Packers counterpart Aaron Rodgers. Matt Moore, as experienced as he is, doesn't the produce...

Switch from Mariota to Tannehill gives Titans hope

Oct. 21, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans' switch at quarterback from Marcus Mariota to Ryan Tannehill has done more than just spark the offense. Now they have confidence and hope. Tannehill led the Titans to their best offensive performance this season with 403 yards total offense. He had a season's...