First Down And Tenn: Tennessee Titans Sign Marcus Mariota


Tennessee Titans fans got good news on Tuesday afternoon when the story broke that Marcus Mariota was signed to a contract, and would be in training camp on time. The 2014 Heisman Trophy winner became the final first-round draft pick to be signed and will be at Saint Thomas when training camp begins next Thursday.

Titans, Marcus Mariota contract was a matter of time – David Climer The Tennessean

As the No. 2 overall pick in the draft, Marcus Mariota is expected to produce his share of late-game dramatics for the Titans.

When it came to signing a contract, however, there was no such drama. Mariota and the Titans got a deal done with plenty of time on the clock.

With the announcement on Tuesday that Mariota had agreed to terms, the Titans avoided any chance of a holdout. Although Mariota was the last first-round draft pick to sign, he did so a full 10 days before the start of training camp.

Jim Wyatt Joins Titans as Senior Writer/Editor of – Titansonline

The Tennessee Titans are proud to announce that six-time Tennessee Sportswriter of the Year Jim Wyatt has today been named senior writer and editor of the Tennessee Titans official website,

“ has grown dramatically during the past two years, and we are thrilled to add a writer of Jim’s caliber as our site’s lead writer,” said Titans interim President and CEO Steve Underwood. “Jim has been a leader in bringing our fans Titans news for years, and he also writes insightful features that tell the story of our team and players. Jim is well-respected by fans and his fellow journalists, and we wanted someone of his caliber to anchor our content for”

Marcus Mariota and Titans compromised with partial offsets – Paul Kuharsky ESPN

A week after taking a hard-line stance publicly, indications are the Tennessee Titans gave in a bit on the only issue between them and Marcus Mariota as they agreed to terms with their new quarterback.

The deal for the second pick of the 2015 draft includes partial offset language, sources told me.

Justin Hunter arrested for felonious assault – Mike Florio Pro Football Talk

Titans receiver Justin Hunter has gone from very thin ice to very hot water.

The 2013 second-round pick, who was called out publicly by coach Ken Whisenhunt last month, currently is in a Virginia Beach jail, where he’s being held without bond.

According to News Channel 5, Hunter was charged with felonious assault following a July 3 incident at the Sandbar Raw Bar in Virginia Beach. Via the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office, the specific allegations are malicious intent, stabbing, cutting, and wounding.

Titans’ Justin Hunter released from jail on $25K bond – David Ammenheuser The Tennessean

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunterwas released from a Virginia jail on a $25,000 bond on Tuesday afternoon after being charged with malicious wounding for his involvement in a July 3 incident.

General District Judge Daniel Lahne said during the Tuesday hearing that Hunter could be released on bond as long as he remained in good behavior and was placed under an 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew. Hunter is also not allowed to drink alcohol or use drugs.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Sept. 3.

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