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Hired to win titles, Vrabel has Titans atop all of AFC

Jan. 13, 2022 17:27 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amy Adams Strunk had one charge for Mike Vrabel when hiring him as the Tennessee Titans' new head coach in January 2018. Implement the “Titan Way” and turn a franchise with one Super Bowl appearance into a consistent championship contender. ...

Titans star running back Derrick Henry cleared to practice

Jan. 05, 2022 18:08 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have made the easy move opening the 21-day window for Derrick Henry to practice Wednesday. The next decision, particularly the timing, will be more challenging. Taking the 2020 AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year off...

Healing Titans declare nobody out before game vs. Dolphins

Dec. 31, 2021 16:11 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are showing serious signs of healing up after using an NFL-high 88 players this season. For the first time in weeks, the Titans did not declare any player out Friday ahead of Sunday's game against Miami (8-7). They also activated wide...

Titans face surging Dolphins in bid for AFC South crown

Dec. 30, 2021 18:30 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans know exactly what's on the line Sunday. Stop the Miami Dolphins' historic ride and clinch their second straight AFC South title — no matter what Indianapolis does. This franchise hasn't strung together division titles since the dawn...

Titans try to clinch AFC South against streaking Dolphins

Dec. 30, 2021 16:33 PM EST

MIAMI (8-7) at TENNESSEE (10-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS BETTING LINE: Titans by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Dolphins 8-7; Titans 9-6. SERIES RECORD: Dolphins lead 21-17. LAST MEETING: Dolphins...

COVID-19 issues continue in NFL; Colts, Panthers hit hard

Dec. 27, 2021 22:27 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — To Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich, it was just a matter of time before his team would be adding a few players to the NFL's COVID-19 list. The Colts placed safety Jahleel Addae, cornerback T.J. Carrie, linebacker Malik Jefferson, running back Marlon Mack...

Titans back to work needing 1 win to clinch AFC South title

Dec. 27, 2021 19:07 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are back at work rested from a weekend off with the math for their second straight AFC South title very simple. Beat the Miami Dolphins on Sunday and avoid going to Houston for the regular-season finale needing to beat the Texans for a...

Ravens without top 2 QBs after Huntley lands on COVID list

Dec. 25, 2021 17:33 PM EST

The Baltimore Ravens put quarterback Tyler Huntley on the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, leaving them without their top two QBs for Sunday’s showdown at Cincinnati for first place in the AFC North. Lamar Jackson missed last week’s game with a sprained ankle, and the Ravens...

Browns activate QB Mayfield, Colts' Nelson on COVID-19 list

Dec. 24, 2021 17:24 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield moved a step closer to playing against Aaron Rodgers on Christmas as the Browns activated their quarterback from the COVID-19 reserve list Friday before leaving for Green Bay. Mayfield has been out since testing positive on Dec. 15, one of a slew of...

Gritty Titans 1 win from clinching AFC South after big rally

Dec. 24, 2021 14:21 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans know how to fight and not quit, no matter how ugly a game might be. That's the biggest reason why the Titans are a win, or an Indianapolis loss, from clinching their second straight AFC South title with two games remaining. A team that...