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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 rookie QB Smith a work in progress

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 10:03 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, Titans rookie QB Rusty Smith's mental and physical attributes give him a chance to be successful on the NFL-level, but he's unquestionably raw.

Report: Titans offensive coordinator Heimerdinger diagnosed with cancer

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
Titans offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger has been diagnosed with cancer and will leave the team to undergo chemotherapy, according to multiple media reports.

Titans issue statement on Young; sign QB Simms

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Titans issued a statement Tuesday refuting the earlier report that Vince Young was told to leave the team's facility.

Young-Fisher showdown won't end well

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
Showdowns happen all the time in football. And the one going on between Titans head coach Jeff Fisher and QB Vince Young will end with one of them elsewhere next year.

Report: Young asked to leave Titans' facility on Monday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
According to PFW correspondent and Tennessean reporter Jim Wyatt, QB Vince Young was asked to leave the team's facility Monday by a team official.

2011 AFC South free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Titans WR Randy Moss is one of the more intriguing players who's due to become a free agent, highlighting our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC South players likely to become free agents in March.

Adams' decision on Young, Fisher should come before end of '11

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
Titans owner Bud Adams said QB Vince Young and head coach Jeff Fisher need to resolve their differences in the wake of a postgame argument that resulted in Young abruptly leaving the Titans' locker room, Adams told The (Nashville) Tennessean ...

Young to I.R. with thumb injury

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Vince Young will undergo surgery to repair his injured thumb, ending his season a day after a controversial exit following the team's Week 11 loss.

Titans’ offense could be ‘Rusty’ down the stretch

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
  Where Randy Moss goes, messes seem to follow. That's exactly what's going on right now in Tennessee.  

Young explains frustration with Titans

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Titans QB Vince Young opened up about his frustration Sunday night following a strange sequence of events in the Titans' loss to the Redskins.

Insider: Titans are underutilizing TE Stevens

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says the Titans are missing the boat by not using TE Craig Stevens more as a pass catcher.

Fisher: Young done as Titans' starting QB

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Vince Young is no longer Tennessee's starting QB after throwing his shoulder pads in the crowd and leaving the stadium soon after the team's Week 11 loss.

Redskins beat Titans on Gano's game-winner

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Graham Gano kicked a 48-yard field goal with 8:17 left in overtime and the Redskins beat the Titans 19-16 on Sunday after knocking Vince Young out of the game with an injured thumb on his throwing hand.

Young leaves Titans game with injured thumb

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Titans QB Vince Young injured his right thumb late in the third quarter of Sunday's game vs. the Redskins and left the game.

Moss valuable decoy, still key target for Titans

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Even if he isn't catching a lot of passes, WR Randy Moss can affect a game, but look for the Titans to make a concerted effort to get him the ball.  

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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