Fox News - Fair & Balanced

Bud Adams

Titans start offseason program with new coach, QB in Jake Locker facing pressure to perform

Jake Locker is ahead of schedule in his rehab from surgery on his right foot, and the Tennessee quarterback expects to be taking part in the Titans' on-field work in May.That's exactly what the Titans and new coach Ken Whisenhunt wanted to hear as they started their offseason program Monday.Whisenhunt said he needs to see Locker stay healthy and produce this year and become the Titans' quarterback for the future. Locker has missed 14 of his 32 starts and is only under contract for 2014. The Titans are not expected to pick up an option worth $13 million in May for the 2015 season."Even in our meeting today, I think you could see the respect the team has for Jake," Whisenhunt said. "I like what I've seen on tape. He's exhibited qualities that I think are important at the position, but he's got to do it in this offense. That's what the spring, the OTAs and training camp practices are all about."Locker's return to health is something the Titans are counting on heavily after an offseason fi...

Read More

  1. Ralph Wilson, the founding and sole owner of the Buffalo Bills, dies at 95

    Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson never forgot how he was made to feel like an outsider for having the audacity to challenge the NFL.It was 1959, and Wilson had just ...

  2. You want 'mercurial?' Then you want Bud Adams

    We're barely a week into 2011, but Tennessee's Bud Adams just locked up my vote for NFL Owner of the Year.When was the last time an 88-year-old boss decided to teach...

  3. Adams' family taking charge of Titans, naming son-in-law Tommy Smith new president, CEO

    The family of the late Bud Adams is taking control of the Tennessee Titans, naming his son-in-law president and chief executive officer of the team.Smith issued a st...

  4. Extra Points: Are the Titans ready to reboot?

    Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - If pro football teams actually had to sell their product, you might be seeing quite the advertising rollout in Nashville this ...

  5. 5 things to know from Jaguars finally winless no more, ending skid by beating Titans 29-27

    The Jacksonville Jaguars sure would like to schedule the Tennessee Titans every week if they could. They just might be perfect.The Jaguars lost 13 straight games bef...

  6. Titans finally face Peyton Manning for 1st time since losing bid to sign NFL's 4-time MVP QB

    Tennessee has no time to think about what could have or would have been if Peyton Manning had chosen to be a Titan in March 2012.They're too busy preparing to defend...

  7. Winless no more: Jaguars force 4 turnovers, beat Titans 29-27 for 1st win of season

    Maurice Jones-Drew and Jordan Todman each ran for a touchdown, and the Jacksonville Jaguars got their first win this season by beating the Tennessee Titans 29-27 Sun...

  8. Titans lose QB Jake Locker to another injury along with 4 turnovers in 29-27 loss to Jaguars

    Another season, another inexplicable loss by the Tennessee Titans to a previously winless team.Now they have only four days to recover for an AFC South showdown with...

  9. Buzz: Safety or not, NFL still rules

    Willie Frazier started out as a football player, and you get the sense that never left him. Yet even after the paralysis and dementia set in and Frazier was named on...

  10. Gregg Williams, Titans 'D' rebounding

    Considering the trouble his mouth got him into, you'll understand why Gregg Williams isn't talking much these days. He'd rather fans notice the Tennessee Titans defe...

  11. Jake Locker starting to show in 3rd season what QB can do for Titans using both his arm, legs

    The Tennessee Titans will go as far this season as Jake Locker takes them.That's been the conventional wisdom since owner Bud Adams approved spending more than $100 ...

  12. An appreciation of Bum Phillips

    Imagine Bill Belichick showing up Sunday wearing a cowboy hat and boots. Then cracking jokes in his post-game press conference.You don't see that stuff with Belichic...

  1. Reaction to death of Titans owner Bud Adams at age 90

    Some reaction Monday to the death of Titans owner Bud Adams. He was 90.___"When my father Lamar set out to start a new league to rival the NFL in 1959, the first per...

  2. Titans' owner Bud Adams dies

    Nashville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams died Monday morning. He was 90 years old.The Titans said Adams passed away peacefully from natur...

  3. Titans will honor later owner Bud Adams by wearing a patch on their jerseys rest of season

    The Tennessee Titans will be wearing a patch on their jerseys the rest of the season honoring their late owner Bud Adams starting Sunday against the St. Louis Rams.T...

  4. Titans, Oilers owner and founding AFL member Bud Adams remembered at Houston memorial service

    Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams has been remembered as a competitive visionary who helped cultivate the National Football League as a founding member of the old Ame...

  5. Titans owner Bud Adams has died in his Houston home of natural causes,' he was 90 years old

    Titans owner K.S. "Bud" Adams Jr. has died in his Houston home. He was 90.The team announced Monday that Adams had died, saying he "passed away peacefully from natur...

  6. Owner Bud Adams decides to keep coach Mike Munchak, give him more time to rebuild Titans

    Titans owner Bud Adams is keeping Mike Munchak as his head coach for another year, but fired chief operating officer Mike Reinfeldt after the franchise's second 6-10...

  7. Quotes on death of Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson

    Reaction on the death Tuesday of Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson:___"He wasn't my boss, he was my friend. A magnificent guy to work with. Deeply saddened to hear ab...

‹ Prev12345Next ›