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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan (77) blocks against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first half of an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans already are way ahead of where they were a year ago. That’s when they knew Lewan would sit out the first four games. Now the Titans face no suspensions with an offensive line that wants to start this season the way they finished 2019, blowing open holes for NFL rushing leader Derrick Henry.(AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

Offensive linemen eager to pick up where Titans left off

Aug. 7, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rodger Saffold compares what the Tennessee Titans face on the offensive line to riding a bike. The linemen know what to do, and it's time to get back to work. It's a big difference from this time a year ago. The Titans spent the 2019 training camp preparing to play the first four...

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Falcons linebacker Vic Beasley (44) sits on the bench during the first half an NFL preseason football game against the New York Jets in Atlanta. Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson says he has been in touch with Beasley and that the linebacker knows his absence from training camp is unexcused.  The Titans signed him to a one-year deal for $9.5 million in March to help bulk up their pass rush. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Titans coach still waiting for chance to work with Beasley

Aug. 5, 2020 4:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans coach Mike Vrabel wants to start coaching Vic Beasley Jr. A week after rookies and other players got started, Tennessee still is waiting for Beasley to report. And Vrabel said Wednesday he's not had any communication with Tennessee's top free agent signee of the offseason...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Tennessee Titans quarterback Logan Woodside throws a pass during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago. A seventh-round draft pick by Cincinnati in 2018, Woodside has been part of seven NFL roster moves. Now he is in Tennessee's training camp being given the chance to earn a roster spot in backing up Ryan Tannehill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Challenging road has QB eager to back up Titans' Tannehill

Aug. 3, 2020 1:51 AM EDT

Logan Woodside is used to being written off as a quarterback, starting when he was forced to transfer to a different Kentucky high school to start and then being benched twice in college at Toledo. The NFL has been little different so far. A seventh-round draft pick by Cincinnati in 2018, Woodside has been part...

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Falcons linebacker Vic Beasley (44) sits on the bench during the first half an NFL preseason football game against the New York Jets in Atlanta. Tennessee Titans general manager Jon Robinson says he has been in touch with Beasley and that the linebacker knows his absence from training camp is unexcused.  The Titans signed him to a one-year deal for $9.5 million in March to help bulk up their pass rush. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Titans GM says LB Vic Beasley will report in near future

Jul. 30, 2020 12:56 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans general manager Jon Robinson says he has been in touch with Vic Beasley and that the linebacker knows his absence from training camp is unexcused. “He told me he will be reporting to camp in the near future,” Robinson said in a statement Thursday. "Our current...

FILE - In this May 19, 2020, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady runs across the field during a an NFL football workout at Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa, Fla. Bruce Arians didn’t give much thought to the prospect of opting out of trying to help Tom Brady win a Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 67-year-old whose aggressive offensive philosophy is dubbed “no risk it, no biscuit” is one of the oldest head coaches in the NFL, as well as a cancer survivor who once retired because of health concerns.  (Chris Urso/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)

NFL training camps opening with eye on baseball, babysitting

Jul. 28, 2020 10:43 PM EDT

Brady and Brees aren't the B words dominating the opening of NFL training camps. Try baseball and babysitting. As veterans report Tuesday for COVID-19 testing, with on-field work far on the horizon for now, eyeballs are focused on the pandemic issues in Major League Baseball. The coronavirus outbreak with the...

The Latest: Texas has zero active coronavirus infections

Jul. 28, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Texas has no active coronavirus infections on the football team or among the volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball team players on campus, athletic director Chris Del Conte said Tuesday. The football team...

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2020, file photo, Georgia offensive lineman Isaiah Wilson runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Tennessee Titans have placed their top draft pick, offensive lineman Isaiah Wilson, on the COVID-19/reserve list. The former Georgia star remains the one member of their six-man draft class that has yet to agree to a contract. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Titans put top draft pick Wilson on COVID-19/reserve list

Jul. 28, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are trickling into the team's headquarters for a training camp with their first-round draft pick Isaiah Wilson on the COVID-19/reserve list. Coach Mike Vrabel said Tuesday that Wilson, the lone unsigned member of the Titans' six-man draft class, has been placed...

Henry signed, Titans look to build on run to AFC title game

Jul. 20, 2020 2:19 PM EDT

TENNESSEE TITANS (11-8) CAMP SITE: Nashville, Tennessee LAST YEAR: Titans found their franchise quarterback after benching Marcus Mariota in mid-October for Ryan Tannehill. He helped lead them to seven wins in 10 starts, grabbing final AFC wild-card berth. Derrick Henry, NFL rushing leader, ran Titans into their...

FILE - In this Saturday, Jan 4, 2020, file photo, Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry runs against the New England Patriots in the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, in Foxborough, Mass. The Titans face a deadline Wednesday afternoon, July 15, 2020, of reaching an extension with NFL rushing leader Derrick Henry or let him play this season under the franchise tag he signed in April. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Win-win: Henry says deal works for him; Titans get cap space

Jul. 16, 2020 4:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derrick Henry wanted the assurance of a long-term contract with the Tennessee Titans rather than risk playing this season under the franchise tag, and the NFL rushing leader said his new deal is a win-win for him and the team. Helping the Titans create some extra room under the...

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2020, file photo, Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel answers a question during an NFL football news conference in Nashville, Tenn. Vrabel has seen all he needs to see from his Titans during this very unique and virtual offseason. That's why Vrabel and the Titans wrapped up their offseason program Thursday, Jan, 11, 2020, even though the NFL is allowing teams to work through June 26. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Vrabel: Time right to end Titans' offseason program early

Jun. 11, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel has seen all he needed from his Titans during this very unique and virtual offseason. That's why Vrabel and the Titans wrapped up their offseason program Thursday, even though the NFL is allowing teams to work through June 26. “I felt like this...