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Officials working Tennessee camp have Titans cleaning up their language

  • An official talks with Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt about how players may block during a practice at a NFL football training camp Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    An official talks with Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt about how players may block during a practice at a NFL football training camp Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)  (The Associated Press)

  • Tennessee Titans wide receiver Isaiah Williams (11) catches a pass as he is defended by cornerback Khalid Wooten (36) during NFL football training camp Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Tennessee Titans wide receiver Isaiah Williams (11) catches a pass as he is defended by cornerback Khalid Wooten (36) during NFL football training camp Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)  (The Associated Press)

  • Tennessee Titans wide receiver Derek Hagan slaps hands with wide receivers coach Shawn Jefferson, right, as Hagan runs a drill during NFL football training camp Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Tennessee Titans wide receiver Derek Hagan slaps hands with wide receivers coach Shawn Jefferson, right, as Hagan runs a drill during NFL football training camp Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)  (The Associated Press)

Titans safety Bernard Pollard has worked the past couple of years to clean the cursing out of his trash-talking.

He ran some words by officials working Tennessee's training camp Friday to make sure he'll pass the NFL's new crackdown on racial slurs and verbal abuse.

Pollard says the officials are not going to change what he's doing, but he wanted to make sure what still will be OK. The veteran safety says the trash-talking will continue.

The safety was fined at least three times last season, including one for $42,000. He joked that he eyed down one official who flagged him for a penalty last season.

The officials are working practice Friday and Saturday night along with sitting in on some position meetings to answer questions.

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