A bill that encompasses tax relief for the Tennessee Titans is expected to eventually amount to $10 million in annual tax breaks for the NFL team.
House Bill 1437 is scheduled to be discussed in the Tennessee House Finance, Ways and Means Committee on Monday, and its Senate companion, Senate Bill 1543, has been sent to the Senate Calendar Committee. Read More
Tennessee State Tigers fans are abuzz with word from The Stadium Network that former Tennessee Titans great Eddie George will be taking over as the head coach of the FCS program after the end of the spring season this year.
Stadium reporter Brett McMurphy broke the story Sunday afternoon, tweeting, “Former Tennessee Titans RB Eddie George will be new coach at Tennessee State, sources told @Stadium. TSU, currently coached by Rod Reed, plays Southeast Missouri today in final game of spring. George, who has no coaching experience, is 1st major hire by AD Mikki Allen” Read More
While the Tennessee Titans and Nashville Mayor John Cooper are talking about renovating Nissan Stadium and extending the team’s lease, a price tag for taxpayers has not been disclosed.
The franchise and the city announced their discussions last week, The Tennessee Star reported. The negotiations have been going on for some time, but the team said it was making the process public, citing a story by The Tennessean. Something should be known in about six months. Read More
Tennessee Titans officials and members of the Metro Nashville Government reportedly want to upgrade Nissan Stadium. This, according to Thursday’s Tennessean, which reported that Titans’ officials will soon announce formal discussions with Nashville Mayor John Cooper and members of his administration. As the paper reported, they will discuss extending the city’s lease with its NFL franchise. This, “while launching a gigantic project that will – in the words of the team and Cooper himself – ‘secure the Titans’ future’ in Nashville.” Read More
The Tennessee Titans have heard some of the calls for the NFL to punish them harshly for the team’s role in the league’s first COVID-19 outbreak, and they have some words of caution after first-hand experience.
It’s still a pandemic. Read More
The NFL postponed Sunday’s Pittsburgh Steelers game at Tennessee until later in the season after one additional Titans player and one personnel member tested positive for COVID-19.
The announcement Thursday came one day after the league said it hoped to play the game on Monday or Tuesday. The NFL said a new game date would be announced “shortly.” Read More
The Pittsburgh-Tennessee game originally scheduled for Sunday will be played either Monday or Tuesday after a new positive coronavirus test result Wednesday among the Titans, the NFL announced Wednesday.
The NFL said a new date and time would be announced as soon as possible and that the postponement would allow additional time for further testing. Read More
The Tennessee Titans suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL says three Titans players and five personnel tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4.
The outbreak threatened to jeopardize the Titans’ game this weekend against the Pittsburgh Steelers and posed the first significant in-season test to the league’s coronavirus protocols. Read More
A Nashville sportswriter this week posted documents on his website that he said proves Metro Nashville Health officials were ready last month to have fans at Nissan Stadium at the start of the season. But Mayor John Cooper said no, according to those records. Paul Kuharsky, who has covered… Read More
More than 30 players from the Denver Broncos and Tennessee Titans knelt in protest during the national anthem prior to their Monday Night Football game, Breitbart reported.
Eighteen Broncos and 13 Titans took a knee and/or raised fists, the outlet said. Read More
Former Nashville mayoral candidate Carol Swain said Tennessee Titans starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill doesn’t need anyone to debate him about America’s supposed racism — instead, as far as this topic goes, he needs to get educated.
Swain told The Tennessee Star Saturday that Tannehill “is ill-informed” about history and topics of race. Read More
Tennessee Titans starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill this week said America was founded on racism, and he promptly demanded social change.
This, as he and his teammates announced on Twitter that the best way to take a stand was to not have practice that day. Read More
Gov. Bill Lee announced a new “TN Strong Mask Movement” Thursday with the goal of making face masks more “fun.”
According to a press release from the governor’s office, the Economic Recovery Group developed the new program along with more than 30 “flagship brands” across the state, including Amazon, Bridgestone, Bristol Motor Speedway, Graceland, Jack Daniel’s, several professional sports teams and universities, and many others. Read More
If members of the Nashville Metro Council wanted to save taxpayers some money they would have arranged for the city’s Major League Soccer team to play in Nissan Stadium, according to a new column. This, instead, of building a pricey new stadium. Nissan Stadium, of course, is where the Tennessee… Read More
If people thought the recent NFL rule change meant to stop player protests during the National Anthem, they were wrong, according to a new report which focuses on Tennessee Titans star defensive end Jurrell Casey. Read More
Former Gov. Phil Bredesen, the presumptive Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in Tennessee, wants voters to believe that he is a pragmatic problem-solver with a track record of getting things done. But a closer look at that track record reveals that Bredesen “gets things done” through the use of… Read More
Mike Mularkey is out as the head coach of the Tennessee Titans, who said the “two parties couldn’t come to an agreement over the future.” “I want to thank Mike Mularkey for his contributions to our franchise over his tenure with our organization,” Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk said… Read More
Gubernatorial candidate and House Budget Chair Representative Diane Black (TN-06) made news Tuesday on the Hugh Hewitt show when she declared her four season tickets will go unused unless and until the Tennessee Titans stand to honor the flag during the National Anthem. In response to Hewitt’s question regarding her position of… Read More
The Tennessee Titans’ tight end Delanie Walker may believe money grows on trees, for he apparently does not think ticket-buying fans pay his salary. The NFL player smack-talked his team’s fan base earlier this week when he said those who are upset about high-salaried players kneeling for the national anthem… Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Neither the Seattle Seahawks or Tennessee Titans were on the field for the national anthem before Sunday’s game at Nissan Stadium. While Meghan Linsey sang the anthem, both teams remained in the locker room. “We will not stand for the injustice that has plagued people of this… Read More
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — As Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Derrick Morgan celebrated a sack with teammates, all Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles could do was trudge toward the sideline following another wasted possession. That’s something fans in Jacksonville have seen a lot of in recent seasons. Using a powerful running game… Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — As returns go, it sure wasn’t a bad one for Derek Carr. As beginnings go, it was an even better one for Giorgio Tavecchio. Carr threw for two touchdown passes Sunday and Tavecchio kicked four field goals in his NFL debut as the Oakland Raiders bagged a… Read More
When the Oakland Raiders and Tennessee Titans open the season Sunday at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, it will be more than a game matching teams with high expectations. It will also be a matchup of quarterbacks playing their first meaningful game since sustaining similar season-ending injuries on Christmas Eve. In… Read More
Football season has finally arrived, and this year promises to be a great one! That means the next five months will be packed with the sizzle and suspense that comes only with the National Football League and will culminate with Super Bowl LII, which will be played on Sunday, February 4,… Read More
FRANKLIN, Tennessee — A capacity crowd of more than six thousand Middle Tennesseans showed up to watch the Tennessee Titans’ ‘Friday Night Lights’ practice held last night at Centennial High School in Williamson County. Cars streamed into the high school’s parking lot when the gates opened at 5 p. m.… Read More
There were some tense moments toward the end of the Independence Day fireworks display at Nissan Stadium Tuesday, as at least one shell fell, landing in the upper decks before exploding, TitansInsider.com reports. “It took place toward the end of the show,” Lansden Hill told TitansInsider.com. “The shells are… Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans quarterback situation took another turn this offseason when veteran backup Matt Cassel was lost for six weeks because of a thumb injury. The injury will require surgery for a pin to be placed in the thumb on Cassel’s throwing hand, leaving the Titans with… Read More
NASHVILLE — Marcus Mariota’s recovery is ahead of schedule, say the Tennessee Titans, but it is still not complete. Still that hasn’t stopped the Titans from tailoring their organized team activities to accommodate their injured quarterback as much as possible. Mariota, working his way back from surgery for a broken… Read More