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Dec 15

How the Titans are attempting to solve ‘very fixable’ offensive struggles

Titans beat reporter Jason Wolf explains how the Titans’ loss to the Arizona Cardinals made their playoff bid harder than it needed to be. TEMPE, Ariz. – Mike Mularkey called the Titans’ offensive struggles “very fixable,” and the tool of choice has been an ax. The Titans have cut back on plays

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Dec 15

How the Titans are attempting to solve ‘very fixable’ offensive struggles

Titans beat reporter Jason Wolf explains how the Titans’ loss to the Arizona Cardinals made their playoff bid harder than it needed to be. TEMPE, Ariz. – Mike Mularkey called the Titans’ offensive struggles “very fixable,” and the tool of choice has been an ax. The Titans have cut back on plays

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Dec 15

Titans vs. 49ers keys to victory: Get Derrick Henry on field

Titans beat reporter Jason Wolf explains how the Titans’ loss to the Arizona Cardinals made their playoff bid harder than it needed to be. Three keys to victory for the Titans (8-5) against the 49ers (3-10) on Sunday (3:25 p.m. CT, CBS) at Levi’s Stadium: More Derrick Henry The Titans need to

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Dec 14

Titans’ Taylor Lewan returns to practice, intends to play in critical game vs 49ers

Titans beat reporter Jason Wolf explains how the Titans’ loss to the Arizona Cardinals made their playoff bid harder than it needed to be. TEMPE, Ariz. — Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan returned to practice for the first time Thursday since back spasms forced him to the sideline in the second quarter

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Dec 14

Titans vs. 49ers prediction: Who has the edge?

Titans beat reporter Jason Wolf explains how the Titans’ loss to the Arizona Cardinals made their playoff bid harder than it needed to be. Who has the edge between the Titans (8-5) and 49ers (3-10) on Sunday (3:25 p.m. CT, CBS) at Levi’s Stadium? Offense – 49ers It’s difficult to give the

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Dec 14

Titans soul-searching in the desert after difficult loss, preparing for 49ers, playoff push

Titans beat reporter Jason Wolf explains how the Titans’ loss to the Arizona Cardinals made their playoff bid harder than it needed to be. TEMPE, Ariz. – Delanie Walker fumed in the visitors’ locker room after the Titans’ 12-7 loss to the Cardinals on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium

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Dec 14

Marcus Mariota gets ‘an earful’ from mom, apologizes for ‘rude and inappropriate’ comments

Titans head coach Mike Mularkey and quarterback Marcus Mariota talk about Tennessee’s 12-7 loss to the Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium, Dec. 10, 2017. TEMPE, Ariz. – It was Marcus Mariota’s performance after the game that bothered his mom the most. The Titans’ franchise quarterback

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Dec 13

Titans focus on ‘sticking together’ after squandering strong defensive performance

Titans beat reporter Jason Wolf explains how the Titans’ loss to the Arizona Cardinals made their playoff bid harder than it needed to be. TEMPE, Ariz. – The Titans’ defense held an opponent out of the end zone for the second time this season, but this time it wasn’t enough, and players on

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Dec 12

Why Derrick Henry played just 13 snaps in Titans’ slim loss to Cardinals

Titans head coach Mike Mularkey and quarterback Marcus Mariota talk about Tennessee’s 12-7 loss to the Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium, Dec. 10, 2017. TEMPE, Ariz. – DeMarco Murray continued to drag his rushing average toward the lowest mark of his career, producing just 34 yards on 11

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Dec 11

Best and worst from the Titans’ loss to the Cardinals

Titans head coach Mike Mularkey and quarterback Marcus Mariota talk about Tennessee’s 12-7 loss to the Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium, Dec. 10, 2017. The best and worst from the Titans’ 12-7 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium.  BEST The Titans

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Dec 11

Instant analysis of the Titans loss to the Arizona Cardinals

A quick analysis of the Titans’ 12-7 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium. What it means? With only three games left in the regular season, Sunday’s loss won’t keep the Titans out of the playoffs, but now having home field is a bit tougher. Entering Sunday

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Dec 11

Instant analysis of the Titans loss to the Arizona Cardinals

A quick analysis of the Titans’ 12-7 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium. What it means? With only three games left in the regular season, Sunday’s loss won’t keep the Titans out of the playoffs, but now having home field is a bit tougher. Entering Sunday

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Dec 09

Titans release Jalston Fowler, promote Josh Carraway from practice squad

Titans reporter Jason Wolf discusses how the team’s continued rise in the AFC standings and potential for a playoff berth can be helped with a win against the Arizona Cardinals. The Titans released fullback Jalston Fowler and promoted rookie outside linebacker Josh Carraway from the practice squad

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Dec 09

Larry Fitzgerald is “most popular athlete in Arizona history” and a Titans problem

Titans reporter Jason Wolf discusses how the team’s continued rise in the AFC standings and potential for a playoff berth can be helped with a win against the Arizona Cardinals. It’s stretch time for the 8-4 Titans, while the 5-7 Arizona Cardinals have no realistic playoff hopes left. Yet I’

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Dec 09

Larry Fitzgerald is

Titans reporter Jason Wolf discusses how the team’s continued rise in the AFC standings and potential for a playoff berth can be helped with a win against the Arizona Cardinals. It’s stretch time for the 8-4 Titans, while the 5-7 Arizona Cardinals have no realistic playoff hopes left. Yet I’

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Dec 09

Vegas Golden Knights 4, Nashville Predators 3: 3 things we learned

P.K. and Malcolm Subban will play against each other in a regular-season game for the first time in their professional careers. The first-ever meeting between the Predators and expansion Vegas Golden Knights on Friday came replete with fascinating stor…

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