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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' Diles breaks leg; Roos has appendix removed

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
Titans head coach Mike Munchak said LB Zac Diles will go on injured reserve with a broken leg.

AFC South Spin cycle: Texans send message to rest of AFC

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
The Texans sent an emphatic message to the rest of the AFC in Week Seven: the road to New Orleans appears likely to travel through Houston.

Titans sneak past Bills on Hasselbeck's game-winning throw

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck hit Nate Washington for a 15-yard touchdown with 1:03 left in leading the Titans to a 35-34 win over the Bills on Sunday.

AFC South Spin cycle: Texans' mistakes add up

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
The Titans got a much-needed win over the Steelers, Glover Quin and the Texans were humbled by the Packers and the Colts were crushed by the Jets.

Dancing with the scars: Johnson, Titans keep scuffling

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
Chris Johnson has been an easy target for critics of the Titans. But there are other reasons behind Tennessee’s uneven 2-4 start.

Bironas field goal gives Titans win over Steelers

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ midnight ET
Chris Johnson ran for 91 yards and Rob Bironas booted four field goals, including the game-winner as time expired as the Titans edged the Steelers.

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Texans remain undefeated after their Monday-night win, and the Colts picked up an emotional win over the Packers.

Titans RB Ringer out 4-6 weeks

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Titans RB Javon Ringer suffered an MCL injury in Sunday’s loss to Minnesota and will miss 4-6 weeks, head coach Mike Munchak confirmed Monday.

Harvin leads Vikings to 4-1

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Percy Harvin had one touchdown rushing and another receiving to help the Vikings to a 30-7 victory over the Titans on Sunday.

Ayers' progress encouraging but lack of accountability troubling

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
SLB Akeem Ayers, the Titans' leading tackler, has been one of the few bright spots on a spotty defense thus far.

Key matchup: Titans RB Chris Johnson vs. Vikings defense

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Titans RB Chris Johnson finally got going last week against a tough defense, but can he keep it up against the Vikings?

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
The AFC South continues to look like a one-horse race, as the Texans outclassed the Titans, and the Jaguars failed to take advantage of the Bengals' injury woes.

Texans roll past Titans to get to 4-0

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Danieal Manning and Kareem Jackson returned interceptions for touchdowns and Matt Schaub threw two TD passes in the Texans' 38-14 win over the Titans.

Titans QB Locker leaves with shoulder injury

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Titans QB Jake Locker left Sunday’s game with a left shoulder injury and his return is questionable.

Week Three Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Jamaal Charles, J.J. Watt and Darius Reynaud as its Players of the Week.

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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