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Al Afalava

Al Afalava - #38 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 212 lbs.
Birthday 01/20/1987
Birthplace Laie, HI
College Oregon State
Years played 4
Drafted 2009, 6th round, 17th pick by Bears

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McCourty's injury means bigger role for rookie Verner

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
A forearm injury to second-year LCB Jason McCourty requiring surgery reportedly will put him out of action for several weeks and thrusts rookie Alterraun Verner into a bigger role. 

Titans CB Finnegan and DE Babin fined again

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The NFL fined Titans CB Cortland Finnegan and DE Jason Babin $5,000 apiece for unnecessary roughness penalties in Sunday's win over the Giants.

Titans CB McCourty undergoes forearm surgery

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
Titans CB Jason McCourty underwent surgery for a broken forearm on Tuesday and will miss 3-4 weeks, according to TitansInsider.

Giants self-destruct with lack of discipline

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The numbers from the Giants’ 29-10 loss to the Titans were ugly: two missed field goals, a safety that wiped out a huge pass play and 11 penalties, five of them personal fouls.

Young was benched for missing meetings

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Vince Young missed multiple meetings before the Titans' Week Two game at Pittsburgh, which may have led to his benching in the game.

Johnson runs Titans past Giants 29-10

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Tennessee defense forced three turnovers in beating the error-prone and undisciplined New York Giants 29-10 on Sunday.

Titans' Babin making most of 'legit shot'

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
Given an opportunity to play, Titans DE Jason Babin has produced. And Babin has gotten that opportunity with his new team, starting at left end in place of the injured William Hayes.

NFL fines Steelers LB Harrison

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
The NFL fined LB James Harrison $5,000 for his hit on Titans QB Vince Young in the Steelers' Week Two victory.

Fisher: Young is still QB

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
Titans head coach Jeff Fisher maintained that Vince Young will start Week Three despite being pulled in Sunday's loss to the Steelers.

Steelers use turnovers to top Titans

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh forced seven turnovers in defeating the Tennessee Titans 19-11 Sunday.

Britt not making expected impact for Titans

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
Despite good production as a rookie last season, Titans WR Kenny Britt was shut out in Week One. Yet, according to AFC South Whispers, head coach Jeff Fisher says it wasn't due to a lack of focus.

Titans' Johnson not wanting for work

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
With RB Chris Johnson getting 27 carries in the season opener vs. Oakland, including seven after the Titans took a 25-point lead late in the third quarter, the message came across loud and clear: the Titans continue to have no ...

Titans, CJ2K hammer Raiders 38-13

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Chris Johnson ran for 142 yards and two touchdowns, Vince Young threw for two TDs and Javon Ringer had a TD, and the Tennessee Titans avoided any comparisons to last year's 0-6 start by routing the Oakland Raiders 38-13 ...

Mariani, Smith late-round contributors for Titans

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
A look at the Titans' depth chart signals they may have made a couple of savvy late-round selections in April's draft.

Week One handicapping column

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
In his Week One handicapping column, PFW's Mike Wilkening likes the Titans, strong finishers a season ago, to start the 2010 campaign on a roll.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 05, 2010
The Bears have waived Afalava after cuts were made at their complex in Lake Forest, Ill.||||||| A sixth-round pick last year, Afalava started 13 games as a rookie but became expendable after the Bears acquired Chris Harris and drafted Major Wright.

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