Sherman Smith started at the base of the NFL mountain as a player with the Seattle Seahawks. As a coach, he helped them reach the pinnacle of football success.
NASHVILLE — Ryan Tannehill threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Brown with 6:55 left, and the Tennessee Titans rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-23 Sunday for their second straight win.
One yard short.
NASHVILLE — Under center at the 1-yard line, Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota checked out of a quarterback sneak, and Derrick Henry did the rest — as much with his arms as his legs.
NASHVILLE — Mike Vrabel asked his Tennessee Titans to play physical in their third game in 11 days. With Derrick Henry leading the way with a handful of rushing records, they did just that with a big victory to stay in the AFC playoff chase.
NASHVILLE — Titans coach Mike Vrabel may go with who has the hot-hand when it comes to Tennessee’s offensive line — whoever that might be.
NASHVILLE — Marcus Mariota threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Corey Davis with 36 seconds left, and the Tennessee Titans rallied from a 16-point deficit and beat the New York Jets 26-22 on Sunday.
HOUSTON — The Houston Texans wanted to honor their late owner and founder Robert “Bob” McNair, who died last week at age 81.
NASHVILLE — Derrick Henry has patiently waited for his chance to shine and now heading into his third NFL season the 2015 Heisman Trophy winner will have his chance.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel has his coordinators, and he’s trusting a man who interviewed for the Titans’ head coaching job to further develop Marcus Mariota and the offense.
NASHVILLE — Mike Vrabel says nobody’s ever really ready to be a head coach for the first time in the NFL. The Tennessee Titans’ newest coach feels like he is as ready as possible thanks to the men he’s worked with in the league.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Titans split with coach Mike Mularkey on Monday after he revived a team with the NFL’s worst record over two seasons and led them to their first playoff victory in 14 years.
NASHVILLE — Go ahead and pick against the Tennessee Titans. Count them out against the New England Patriots or call them the ugliest team left in the NFL playoffs.
NASHVILLE — Major League Soccer is expanding its presence in the southeast, awarding Nashville the first of its newest expansion franchises as MLS’ 24th team .
NEW YORK — Major League Soccer plans to announce Wednesday that Nashville will be awarded an expansion team, a person with direct knowledge told The Associated Press.