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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

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.

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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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