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  1. At LT, Taylor Lewan will look to toe the line

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The 1-4 Tennessee Titans are hardly good enough to stash a first-round draft pick on the bench. Through five games they found only small roles and mop up duty for the 11th overall pick in the draft, offensive tackle Taylor Lewa...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  2. Akeem Ayers will be a healthy scratch

    Paul Kuharsky

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Akeem Ayers is heading into his fourth season and was a second-round draft pick. Today at Arrowhead Stadium, he's going to be a healthy scratch with Quentin Groves, who was added less than week ago, playing ahead of him. The...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  3. Hoffman's slow eye helps Succop

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Ryan Succop is big on routine. The Tennessee Titans kicker runs through the same things the same way all the time. When he came into the NFL in 2009 as a seventh-round draft pick with the Kansas Chiefs, his special teams coa...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  4. Taylor Lewan, Tennessee Titans agree to rookie contract

    Paul Kuharsky

    The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with rookie offensive tackle Taylor Lewan, the team's first-round selection and the last unsigned draft pick in the NFL, general manager Ruston Webster said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  5. RTC: Barr still the primary prediction

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans ... Anthony Barr remains the most popular mock draft pick and the guy Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean thinks the Titans will take. I was part of an interview with Barr on The Midday 180 in Nashville on W...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  6. How Titans fare in starts per draft pick

    Paul Kuharsky

    From 2004-13, players drafted by the Tennessee Titans started more games in the league than players drafted by any other franchise. Tennessee's 95 picks in that span started 2,149 games and produced five Pro Bowlers. San Francisco was second, with...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  7. Morgan, Wimbley begin new life as backers

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The revamped front of the Tennessee Titans' defense will take a good while to take form. A draft pick or two could be added to the mix, and coaches have plenty of time to assess players and skill sets and try people in differen...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  8. Who besides the Titans will draft a RB?

    Paul Kuharsky

    The Titans will be drafting a running back. Once they part ways with Chris Johnson, the position will qualify as their biggest need as they seek a draft pick to put into a committee with Shonn Greene and Dexter McCluster. One element of that draft...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  9. RTC: Compensatories have yielded little

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans... Don't worry about the Titans not getting a compensatory draft pick. Their track record with the extra picks is poor, says David Boclair of the Nashville post. Of their last 21, only Eugene Amano emerge...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  10. Beware desire for immediate consequences

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- You want quick reaction, immediate consequences, fast change. It's the default setting for the vast majority of fans. Your team butchers a signing, a draft pick, a game, a season, and people need to be fired. Heads need to roll...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  11. Did Titans find easiest way out of Munchak?

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Titans have great affection for Mike Munchak, who had been with the organization since he was the Houston Oilers' first-round draft pick out of Penn State in 1982. Team president and CEO Tommy Smith said early on a decision...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  12. Can a draft pick match CJ's production?

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Prevailing wisdom says investing big dollars or a high pick in a running back is folly. I tend to latch on to that, and that's part of the strong case against the Tennessee Titans' keeping Chris Johnson at an $8 million salary ...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  13. Munchak: Bud Adams 'will always be here'

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- After Mike Munchak was the first-round draft pick of the Houston Oilers in 1982, he visited with owner Bud Adams. Adams was the first Texan he'd met, and had the biggest desk Munchak had ever seen. It was the start of a 31-year...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  14. On your reactions to Brazill's suspension

    Paul Kuharsky

    LaVon Brazill is just a 2012 sixth-round draft pick, hardly a guarantee to be a contributor to the 2013 Colts. But when news of his four-game suspension under the NFL policy against substance abuse broke Monday, I tweeted that it hurts the team, b...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  15. Texans' top draft pick Hopkins a survivor

    Paul Kuharsky

    Car crashes have taken a big toll on DeAndre Hopkins' family. But when he crashed a blue 1995 Chevy Impala 16 months ago and walked away with only a concussion, perhaps Hopkins broke a spell. "I think we're free," Sabrina Greenlee, Hopkins' mot...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  16. Eight in the Box: Next order of business

    Paul Kuharsky

    With the draft in the rearview mirror, what is the most pressing issue on each AFC South team's agenda? Houston Texans: Get DeAndre Hopkins up to speed. The Texans like their first-round draft pick's experience and think he will be a contributor r...

    Blog | May 03, 2013