Titans set to pick up Marcus Mariota’s 5th-year option

The Tennessee Titans are taking a page from the “no duh” playbook.General manager Jon Robinson announced Wednesday on 104.5 The Zone in Nashville the team plans to exercise the fifth-year option for quarterback Marcus Mariota, which will keep him in Tennessee through the 2019 season. The option is guaranteed for injury only.The deadline to officially employ the fifth-year option is May 2.The No. 2 overall pick in 2015 was never going anywhere.The Titans franchise cornerstone, Mariota owns the traits to be among the top signal-callers in the NFL for the next decade. The biggest concern for the 24-year-old quarterback is health. Mariota has yet to play a full 16-game regular-season slate in his three-year career.

Blogs

5 Questions Titans Minicamp Left Us With By: Alex Abernathy and Eli Hiskey

The Titans wrapped up minicamp today without a third practice. Instead, the team traveled to the Metro Nashville Police Training Facility where the team was able to spend some time together off the field while also learning about gun safety. Mike Vrabel said the day was good for the team because they got to “be…

Minicamp Wrap-up Day 2: By Alex Abernathy and Eli Hiskey

  “Once we got here, we became brothers. This is a family here.” These are the words of rookie offensive lineman Nico Falah, talking about his relationship with rookie defensive lineman Matt Dickerson. The two played opposite each other in college at USC and UCLA, but the past is the past and the two are…

OTA Wrap UP Day 1 By: Eli Hiskey and Alex Abernathy

  “Get better” was the message emphasized by defensive line coach Terrell Williams before practice. That message has carried from the D line to the rest of the team in a contagious manner as the Titans again showed improvement at Minicamp Day 1.   Offense: Marcus Mariota looked sharp all day, and his accuracy seemed…

OTA Wrap-Up: By Alex Abernathy and Eli Hiskey

Offense:   Once again, Luke Falk was the first onto the practice field followed steps behind by Marcus Mariota. Mariota looked sharp by threading a few passes down the middle of the field and couple of long gains. Mariota struggled in the red zone though as he threw multiple times into windows too tight for…