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Cortland Finnegan

Cortland Finnegan - #31 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 188 lbs.
Birthday 02/02/1984
Birthplace Milton, FL
College Samford
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 7th round, 7th pick by Titans

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
101 1 3

Friday's 60-second rant: Fisher's risky moves paying dividends

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Rams and Jeff Fisher took a gamble in drafting CB Janoris Jenkins and it's one of several moves that has paid off so far this season.

NFL Links: Chargers RB Mathews on a short leash

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
Ryan Mathews could become "somebody else's fumbler," Alex Smith almost never looks deep and Jared Allen has earned the Lions' respect.

Cowboys show desperation for quality cover men

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Cowboys signed former Chiefs CB Brandon Carr to a five-year deal worth a reported $50.1 million, which is an awfully steep price.

Finnegan a nice fit for aggressive Rams

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
The Rams continue to make their presence felt around the league with the tentative signing of CB Cortland Finnegan, their top target in free agency regardless of position.

Rams sign prized CB Finnegan

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
The Rams have reached an agreement with free-agent CB Cortland Finnegan on a five-year deal worth $50 million, ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported Tuesday evening.

Report: Finnegan done in Tennessee

Posted March 06, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
CB Cortland Finnegan's time in Tennessee is up, he confirmed to Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.

Free-agent scouting report: Titans CB Cortland Finnegan

Posted Feb. 26, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
CB Cortland Finnegan is a Pro Bowl-caliber talent who displayed poor leadership skills and a hot temper prior to last season, which could hamper his marketability.

Finnegan uncertain about future with Titans

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
Titans CB Cortland Finnegan, a free agent at season's end, has said and done all the right things this season, but doesn't know what his future with the Titans holds.

Despite solid start, Titans have room to improve

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Titans are one of the league's biggest surprises, but getting off the field on third down and igniting the running game are areas of concern.

Finnegan says family issue, not holdout, forced his leave

Posted Aug. 07, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Titans CB Cortland Finnegan stated on Sunday he will be at practice this week, just days after it appeared he was going to hold out for a new contract.

Reports: Finnegan walks out of Titans camp

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
Titans CB Cortland Finnegan left training camp Friday night and then did not show up for a team meeting on Saturday morning, according to reports.

Finnegan emerging as much-needed leader for Titans

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
We hear the Titans are likely to be pleased that CB Cortland Finnegan has taken on more of a leadership role by organizing team workouts during the lockout.

Player-organized workouts a serious gamble

Posted March 29, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Players across the NFL are staging their own workouts to stay sharp during the lockout. But is the risk worth the reward?

Players working out despite lockout

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
NFL players are locked out of their team facilities due to the ongoing labor negotiations, but that hasn't stopped some players from meeting up with teammates and getting work done.

Johnson and Finnegan each fined $25,000 for brawl

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson and Titans CB Cortland Finnegan were each fined $25,000 by the NFL on Monday for fighting in Sunday's game. Neither was suspended.

Johnson and Finnegan ejected for fight

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson and Titans CB Cortland Finnegan were each ejected during the fourth quarter of the team's game today after exchanging punches.

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 8:05 p.m. ET
Here is a recap of the fines handed down by the NFL on Friday for actions taken in Week Four.

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.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 14, 2012
The St. Louis Rams and free agent cornerback Cortland Finnegan have agreed to terms on a contract.||||||| The 28-year-old Finnegan has played all six NFL seasons with Tennessee, the first five under Jeff Fisher. Finnegan was undergoing a physical and Fisher, the Rams' new coach, planned for a 10 a.m. CDT news conference Thursday to introduce the player. Finnegan was an All-Pro in 2008 and is known for his physical style. He got into a punching match with Texans star receiver Andre Johnson during a game in 2010 and both were fined $25,000.
Posted Aug. 08, 2011
Finnegan has apologized to his bosses, teammates, fans and even the media for bolting training camp. He also says he left because he was upset over talks for an extension, not the personal issue he mentioned defending himself on Twitter.||||||| Finnegan said Monday after practice he understands he was a distraction to his team that wasn't needed. He says he let emotions get the best of him when he wanted to meet with his wife and discuss contract talks that he hopes will allow him to retire with Tennessee. The cornerback reported back for camp before curfew Sunday night, and he talked with new coach Mike Munchak on Monday. He will be fined.
Posted Aug. 06, 2011
Finnegan missed a mandatory team meeting on Saturday. His absence was confirmed to The Associated Press by a person familiar with the meeting. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not commented on Finnegan's status.||||||| Yahoo! Sports reports that Finnegan walked out of training camp Friday night, upset about his contract. He is to make $3.7 million this season, the last year of a contract extension he signed in 2008. Finnegan was a seventh-round draft pick in 2006 out of Samford. He quickly became a starting cornerback and was an All Pro in 2008.
Posted Nov. 28, 2010
Houston receiver Andre Johnson and Finnegan were involved in a fistfight that got both players ejected in the fourth quarter Sunday.||||||| Finnegan hit Johnson in the mouth at the line of scrimmage and Johnson ripped off Finnegan's helmet. Johnson threw him to the ground as his helmet came off and them punched Finnegan at least twice in the head and face. The two had been pushing and jawing earlier in the game, and Johnson has called Finnegan's antics annoying in the past.
Posted Oct. 08, 2010
The NFL has fined Finnegan $10,000 for unnecessary roughness in last Sunday's loss to Denver. Finnegan hit Broncos guard Chris Kuper after Kuper's helmet was off. The league warned Finnegan that similar infractions in the future can lead to increased discipline.||||||| Denver QB Kyle Orton said, "When we've got Chris Kuper with his helmet off, getting punched, it's ridiculous. If that's the type of player Cortland Finnegan wants to be, well then he's a cheap player, he's not a good player."

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