Tennessee Titans: First Down And Tenn – 5/19 Edition
By Les Bailey
The Tennessee Titans have held their 2015 Rookie Mini Camp over the last weekend and most activity will slow ahead of the Memorial Day weekend before the official OTA’s begin next week. The top NFL story this week is the Spring Owners meetings which are being held in San Francisco. At the top of the discussions at the Ritz Carlton should include PATS (“Deflate Gate”), PATS (Point After Touchdown), and NFL Football in Los Angles.
NFL to weigh new PAT procedures at owners’ meeting – Ian Rapoport NFL.com
"For the first time since the league legalized the two-point conversion in 1994, the NFL could have a new scoring mechanism. With PATs becoming a near-certainty, and kickers making them at better than a 99-percent clip, the Competition Committee has looked at various proposals to spice up the events after a team scores.After months of culling various plans following the league’s annual meetings in March, three will be presented to owners on Tuesday, with 24 of 32 votes needed for approval. All three plans call for a PAT to be attempted from the 15-yard-line, rather than the two — the biggest potential alteration.Here are the specifics of proposals 14, 14A and 14B:"
Titans’ rookie receivers eager to follow Marcus Mariota – Paul Kuharsky ESPN Titans Reporter
"The Titans hope Marcus Mariota and Dorial Green-Beckham feel the connection from being 1-2 in their 2015 draft class for a long time, and that it reaps benefits for them.DGB quickly found a number and started texting Mariota shortly after the Titans selected the Oklahoma receiver with the 40th overall pick on the second night of the NFL draft.“Marcus knows I am going to go out there and work hard, so he knows that he’s gong to have somebody that he can count on,” Green-Beckham said. “He can be like, ‘Dorial is out there working.’ That’s my mindset."
Jalston Fowler brings more than blocking to Tennessee Titans’ backfield – Mark Inabinett AL.com
"The Tennessee Titans hope they got more than a blocking back when they selected fullbackJalston Fowler out of Alabama in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Fowler wants to assure the Titans that’s the case.“I’m just not a traditional fullback,” Fowler told reporters gathered around his locker after a practice during Tennessee’s rookie minicamp over the weekend. “I can play a little running back and I can line up in different spots and give you a mismatch all over the field. So that’s the biggest thing for me.”"
Titans analysis: Sorry, Mettenberger; Mariota’s the man – Jim Wyatt The Tennessean
"Marcus Mariota has been the talk of the town since the Titans selected him second overall in the NFL draft on April 30.He’s been on billboards, magazine covers and The Tennessean front page. When the team held itsrookie minicamp last Friday, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Oregon was the center of attention.It’s not necessarily all about the quarterback in the NFL, but there’s no question the position gets the most attention."
Dontay Moch and Lache Seastrunk released by the Tennessee Titans – Jimmy Morris Music City Miracles
Moch was a third-round pick of the Cincinnati Bengals back in 2011. He has also spent time with the Arizona Cardinals in his career. Moch appeared in three games last year for the Titans.
The team had some players in for tryouts in the mini-camp over the weekend. This move likely means one of those players will be signed.
Next: Mariota over Mettenberger in a Landslide