There are just four teams left in the NFL Playoffs — and one of them was not supposed to be there. The Tennessee Titans were the biggest underdogs coming into the postseason and remain so despite beating two of the league’s best teams.
On an underdog Tennessee Titans team, a superstar has emerged. His name, if you’ve somehow missed it, is Derrick Henry.
Listen / Ever since Nashville landed the NFL Draft a year ago, the hype has promised a huge economic impact for the city, along with massive media exposure. Yet capturing the costs and the inconvenience is much more difficult. As the three-day football fest begins, WPLN breaks down the math behind the Draft.
Listen / Nashville’s selection as host city for next year’s NFL Draft could draw tens of thousands of attendees to what has become a sprawling three-day festival, with another 40 million TV viewers potentially catching a glimpse of the city.
The former Vanderbilt football player most likely to be taken early in this year’s NFL Draft was a campus leader, actively involved in social issues. In the past, that might have been seen as a positive by prospective NFL teams, but Oren Burks has found this year is different.