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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

Reports: Redskins talking trade with Titans about DT Haynesworth

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Reports indicate the Redskins are discussing trading disgrunteld DT Albert Haynesworth to his former team, the Titans.

Titans axe QB Simms, DE Brock

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Titans have cut QB Chris Simms, a move first reported by ESPN.com

Raiders have talent; do they have depth?

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
I picked the Raiders to beat the Chargers in the AFC West, writes PFW's Eric Edholm, but I am concerned for one major reason: depth.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Titans top pick Morgan practices for first time

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Titans rookie DE Derrick Morgan practiced with his team Thursday for the first time since being drafted.

Depth may be strength for Titans' defense

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
Depth could be a strength of the Titans' defense, which aims to bounce back after a disappointing 2009 season.

Average value of NFL teams decreases

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of NFL team values released Wednesday, the average value for NFL teams fell two percent.

Titans sign Gado, waive Johnson

Posted Aug. 17, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Titans signed veteran RB Samkon Gado on Tuesday and waived/injured rookie RB Stafon Johnson, who suffered a dislocated right ankle in Tennessee's preseason opener at Seattle on Saturday night.

Titans rookie RB Johnson has surgery on leg

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:59 a.m. ET
Titans rookie RB Stafon Johnson underwent surgery on his right leg Sunday after dislocating his ankle and breaking his fibula in Saturday night's game at Seattle. He's expected to miss a minimum of eight weeks but could be ...

Titans' D-line gets needed depth, waits to get back to full strength

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
DEs Raheem Brock and Chris Harrington will add depth to a Titans defensive line that has been stressed by injuries early in camp.

Titans sign DEs Brock, Harrington

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
The Titans signed DEs Raheem Brock and Chris Harrington on Thursday, providing some immediate help to the team's battered defensive line. To make room for the two linemen, Tennessee released WR Phillip Morris and waived/injured DE Marcus Howard.

Top pick Morgan set to sign with Titans

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
The Titans came to an agreement with first-round pick DE Derrick Morgan on Saturday. The rookie from Georgia Tech tweeted Saturday night that he was in the team's break room, waiting to sign the contract.

Titans move on without Pola

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Regardless how the Titans' lawsuit against USC and head coach Lane Kiffin is resolved, the Titans were forced to reshuffle their coaching staff in the wake of RB coach Kennedy Pola's departure.

Report: Titans QB Young won't be suspended

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
The NFL will not suspend Titans QB Vince Young, who received a Class C assault citation from Dallas police after an incident at a Dallas strip club on June 13, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported Wednesday.

Report: Titans sue Kiffin, USC

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Titans sued the University of Southern California and head coach Lane Kiffin in Davidson County (Tenn.) Chancery Court on Monday, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported. The lawsuit alleges Kiffin and USC convinced former Titans RB coach Kennedy Pola to breach ...

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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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