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Tennessee Titans


Michael Griffin

Michael Griffin - #33 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 203 lbs.
Birthday 01/04/1985
Birthplace Austin, TX
College Texas
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 1st round, 19th pick by Titans

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
79 2 4

Titans' Mariani has eye on expanded role

Posted March 17, 2011 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Titans RS-WR Marc Mariani, who made the Pro Bowl as a returner in his rookie season, hopes to contribute on offense in 2011. 

Titans add two assistants

Posted March 05, 2011 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Titans completed their new coaching staff on Friday by hiring Curtis Fuller as their assistant secondary coach and Charles London as an offensive assistant/quality control.

AFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is likely to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the AFC South featured today.

Titans tender seven

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Titans extended contract tenders to seven players on Wednesday.

Draft Dose: Who needs a quarterback?

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a quarterback like Missouri's Blaine Gabbert or Auburn's Cam Newton?

Titans sign P Kern to extension

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
The Titans signed P Brett Kern to a multiyear contract extension, the team announced Friday.

Four assistants hired by Titans

Posted Feb. 22, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Former Texans QB Dave Ragone was one of four coaches hired by the Titans on Tuesday as new head coach Mike Munchak continues to assemble a staff.

Titans hire Skipper to coach running backs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
The Titans continue to fill their coaching staff, adding Jim Skipper as the team's RB coach on Friday.

Experience, circumstance helped Palmer land with Titans

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Several factors, including a reported inability to interview two NFL O-line coaches for the coordinator's vacancy, likely helped Chris Palmer secure the job as Titans play-caller.

Titans hire Bush as LB coach

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
Longtime NFL coach Frank Bush has been hired as the new linebackers coach of the Titans.

Titans name Rocker as DL coach

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Titans named Tracy Rocker as the team's defensive line coach on Wednesday, replacing Jim Washburn.

Fisher, Sloan are champions without rings

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
There's more than one way to be a legendary coach, as proven by two men who recently stepped down from their posts.

AFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster exploded onto the NFL scene with 231 rushing yards and three touchdowns in a Week One win over the Colts. He went on to lead the league in rushing with 1,616 yards.

Titans hire Palmer as offensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
Former Browns head coach Chris Palmer has been named the new offensive coordinator of the Titans.

Report: Bears deny Titans' request to interview Tice

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Bears denied the Titans' request to interview Mike Tice for their vacancy at offensive coordinator, an NFL source told the Chicago Tribune.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 12, 2012
Griffin has been fined $21,000 by the NFL for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Vikings wide receiver Michael Jenkins.||||||| The league says Friday that Griffin committed unnecessary roughness against a defenseless player.
Posted June 19, 2012
The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a multi-year deal with safety Michael Griffin after designating the five-year veteran as their franchise player back in March. The Titans announced the deal Tuesday shortly after the end of their first session of three-day minicamp.||||||| A two-time Pro Bowl safety, Griffin did not balk at being tagged, with $6.2 million in guaranteed money if he played the season under that contract. He was a first-round draft pick in 2007 and has 17 interceptions, fourth among safeties over the last five years and tops among safeties in his class. Griffin has played in all 80 games with 73 starts since being drafted 19th overall. He ranked third with 96 tackles last season with Pro Bowl selections in 2008 and 2010.
Posted March 05, 2012
The Tennessee Titans have tagged Griffin as their franchise player.||||||| The Titans announced the move Monday a couple hours before the NFL deadline to use the tag. That means the Titans decided not to tag cornerback Cortland Finnegan before free agency begins March 13.
Posted Jan. 19, 2011
Griffin will replace injured Baltimore safety Ed Reed on the AFC Pro Bowl roster.||||||| Griffin was the Titans' 2007 first-round draft pick out of Texas and led the team this season with four interceptions. He also finished second on the squad with 153 tackles and 14 passes defended. It's Griffin's second Pro Bowl selection. He also represented the AFC in 2008 after intercepting seven passes that season.
Posted Dec. 31, 2010
Griffin was limited in Friday's practice, but is listed as probable for the season finale Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts.||||||| Griffin injured his knee in last week's loss in Kansas City. He was held out of Wednesday's practice but worked fully on Thursday.

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