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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:44:05 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter is drawing big comparisons to retired WR Randy Moss from WR Michael Preston. "Not only is the sky the limit, I think he's going to be alright (personally)," Preston said.
"I know how great a player Randy Moss was, and in my mind, there's no reason Justin can't be the next greatest player … I just want to be there to support him. I know he's going to grow, make a great leap this year, and impress the city and fans with his talent."
Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:41:36 -0700
Tennessee Titans wide receivers coach Shawn Jefferson praised WR Justin Hunter, saying he could be the player that puts the team into the postseason. "He can be the receiver that puts us in the playoffs, and helps us win our division," Jefferson said. "With the growth he is going to go through, if he can keep progressing he can be the receiver that puts us over the edge. He has that much potential. He has great ability, and has gotten bigger. But keep in mind this is just his second season in the league and he is learning his second offense. He is coming on, but he has to keep working. I like the course he is on."
Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:00:09 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter is the receiver that can put the Titans into the playoffs, according to receivers coach Shawn Jefferson. Jefferson added that Hunter has great ability and has bulked up (added 15 pounds this offseason), but needs to keep working to get even better.
Fantasy Tip: Hunter has the ability to overwhelm whoever is covering him. He is currently listed as the team's third wide receiver behind Kendall Wright and Nate Washington, but if he keeps improving, he has high-end WR3 potential.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:57:48 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter has bulked up 15 pounds thus far in the offseason. Hunter was a deep threat, but believes the added muscle could help when he goes over the middle because he feels "a lot more" confident about "being able to withstand injury." "I feel like I got stronger in my legs, so I can push a little harder," Hunter said. "As long as I beat (the defender), I'll be good."
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 21:09:10 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter vowed during the offseason to get bigger and stronger heading into his second season.
Sun, 29 Dec 2013 19:24:21 -0800
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter (shoulder) left the Week 17 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars due to a shoulder injury.
Sun, 15 Dec 2013 20:45:37 -0800
Tennessee Titans WR Damian Williams was deactivated for the Week 15 game against the Arizona Cardinals due to a team rules violation. With WR Justin Hunter also inactive for the same reason, the team counted on WRs Kenny Britt and Michael Preston. "(Hunter and Williams) broke some team rules," head coach Mike Munchak said Sunday, Dec. 15. "The consequence was that they didn't suit up today."
Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:15:22 -0800
Updating a previous report, Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter is inactive for Week 15's game against the Arizona Cardinals after violating team rules. WR Kenny Britt was activated in his place.
Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:10:28 -0800
The Tennessee Titans have declared OL Byron Stingily, WR Damian Williams, QB John Skelton, WR Justin Hunter, OL Kevin Matthews, CB Micah Pellerin, DL Mike Martin inactive for Week 15.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 09:13:01 -0800
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter had four catches for 115 yards in the team's Week 14 loss to the Denver Broncos, giving him 100-yard games in two of the last three weeks.
Fantasy Tip: Hunter should be a popular waiver wire target for those fantasy squads still competing for a title. He has considerable upside but has been very inconsistent, too. Add him if you're in need of WR depth this late.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:44:58 -0800
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter has earned more playing time after his performance in the team's Week 12 game, according to head coach Mike Munchak.
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:05:32 -0800
Tennessee Titans WR Damian Williams (hip) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 22, and has been ruled out for Week 12. C Brian Schwenke (ankle), DE Derrick Morgan (groin) and LB Moise Fokou (knee) fully participated in practice and are listed as questionable. WR Justin Hunter (concussion), OT David Stewart (shoulder) and LB Zaviar Gooden (hamstring) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:21:30 -0800
Tennessee Titans WR Damian Williams (hip), OT David Stewart (shoulder) and Derrick Morgan (groin) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 21. WR Justin Hunter (concussion), C Brian Schwenke (ankle), LB Moise Fokou (knee) and LB Zaviar Gooden (hamstring) fully participated in practice.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:07:39 -0800
Tennessee Titans WR Damian Williams (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20. LB Moise Fokou (knee), WR Justin Hunter (concussion), DE Derrick Morgan (groin) and C Brian Schwenke (ankle) all were limited in practice. LB Zaviar Gooden (hamstring) and T David Stewart (shoulder) both fully practiced.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:15:09 -0800
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter (concussion) has yet to be cleared to return to practice.
Fantasy Tip: This isn't good news for his availability this weekend. The Titans have a great matchup against the Oakland Raiders, but you'll need to leave Hunter on your bench.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 08:24:24 -0800
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said WR Justin Hunter (concussion) is undergoing the concussion protocol but should be ready for the team's Week 12 game.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:37:53 -0800
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter (head) should be OK after suffering concussion like symptoms in the team's Week 11 game according to head coach Mike Munchak.
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 20:17:25 -0800
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter (head) left the team's Week 11 game early and is being evaluated for a head injury.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:54:06 -0700
Tennessee Titans LB Moise Fokou (knee) has been ruled out for Week 9. S Michael Griffin (quadriceps), OT David Stewart (shoulder), LB Zaviar Gooden (hamstring), DE Ropati Pitoitua (calf), WR Justin Hunter (finger) and TE Craig Stevens (back) are questionable. DT Jurrell Casey (ankle), LB Patrick Bailey (hamstring) and DE Derrick Morgan (shoulder) are probable. Fokou, Stewart and Stevens did not practice. Griffin was limited and the rest practiced in full.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 16:16:39 -0700
Tennessee Titans DE Kamerion Wimbley (non-injury), LB Moise Fokou (knee) and FS Michael Griffin (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 31. OT David Stewart (shoulder) was limited during practice. WR Justin Hunter (finger), DE Derrick Morgan (shoulder), DE Ropati Pitoitua (calf), DT Jurrell Casey (ankle), LB Patrick Bailey (hamstring) and LB Zaviar Gooden (hamstring) fully participated in practice.
Sat, 12 Oct 2013 08:17:30 -0700
Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains said WR Justin Hunter has been working on improving his route running skills but still has to be strong enough to get off press coverage. Hunter has only caught two passes this season but both have been for touchdowns.
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:08:30 -0700
The Tennessee Titans liked what they saw from rookie WR Justin Hunter in the team's Week 3 win over the San Diego Chargers in which Hunter caught a late-game touchdown. "One of the reasons we drafted him is we think he can be a special deep ball threat. He has a great combination of size and speed and he can jump. That was a perfect example of that situation," QB Jake Locker said of Hunter. "He was able to run down, track that football down and then when it comes to a jump ball, we feel confident he is going to come down with it 100 percent of the time, because that's his strength. That plays right into his abilities."
Fantasy Tip: This is more bad news for Kenny Britt and his owners. If Hunter continues to impress and gel with Locker, Britt might sink further into wideout obscurity in Tennessee. It might be time to think about cutting Britt for better options.
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:20:48 -0700
Updating a previous report, Tennessee Titans WR Kenny Britt once again was lackluster in the team's Week 3 win over the San Diego Chargers and had several drops. In a key late-game third-and-long situation, Britt was benched in favor of WR Justin Hunter, who wound up making the game-winning touchdown catch. Britt was on the sideline for all of the team's 10 plays during their 94-yard game-winning drive. WR Nate Washington, who had eight catches in the game, has become the team's top wideout, with WR Kendall Wright running more of the underneath routes. Britt said he was banged up with a sore neck and bruised rib from a scary tackle in the second quarter, but offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains said the receiver rotation on the final drive was a coaching decision. Britt was targeted five times in the game and didn't have a single catch, including two drops. "Kenny's still a physical specimen. He's going to be part of this offense," Loggains said. "We just have to clean that stuff up. We can't have dropped balls from anyone. We can't have penalties. We can be a good football team if we clean that stuff up. We're not going to be good if we're stupid."
Fantasy Tip: Britt put himself further into the doghouse in this game. If you own him, you might not be able to get away with dropping him yet, but he should be banished to your bench in Week 4. Washington and Wright are gaining steam for waiver wire acquisitions.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:23:24 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Kendall Wright (concussion) did not practice again Thursday, Sept. 19, but he doesn't think he has a concussion. Wright will visit with a doctor before practice Friday, Sept. 20, and the team expects him to be cleared to practice and play in Week 3 against the San Diego Chargers. WR Damian Williams will serve as the No. 3 receiver and WR Justin Hunter will be the fourth if Wright can't play.
Fantasy Tip: Wright should be a solid play against a weak Chargers secondary if he can suit up. If not, Kenny Britt and Nate Washington receive a boost in value for the week.
Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:15:14 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Kendall Wright (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 18.
Fantasy Tip: Wright was hit hard by cornerback Kareem Jackson last week, which likely left him concussed. He'll have to pass the league's concussion protocol to be cleared for this weekend's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Needless to say, Wright's status will be in question. If he doesn't play, Nate Washington and Justin Hunter will likely see more targets.
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:10:42 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Kenny Britt is not happy with the team and thinks this will be his last year in Tennessee.
Fantasy Tip: If Britt continues to have issues with the team, the main beneficiaries on the field will be Kendall Wright and Justin Hunter. For now though, it is tough to have Britt anywhere near your starting lineup.
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:45:49 -0700
Tennessee Titans RB Jackie Battle and WR Justin Hunter could have bigger roles on offense Week 2 if RB Shonn Greene (knee) and WR Damian Williams (hamstring) are not able to play.
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:29:52 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter could be active for Week 2 if the team decides to dress five wide receivers. Hunter has the edge over WR Michael Preston for the No. 5 wide receiver job.
Sun, 08 Sep 2013 08:41:46 -0700
The Tennessee Titans have declared C Brian Schwenke, OL Byron Stingily, WR Justin Hunter, DL Keyunta Dawson, DL Lavar Edwards, WR Michael Preston, LB Zaviar Gooden inactive for Week 1.
Sat, 07 Sep 2013 08:31:00 -0700
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said the team may only dress four wide receivers in their Week 1 game, which means WRs Michael Preston and Justin Hunter likely will be inactive. If the team dresses five receivers, Preston may have an edge over Hunter because of his special teams experience.
Sun, 11 Aug 2013 08:44:43 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter has shown inconsistent hands and a passive approach during training camp, which has frustrated the coaching staff.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 06:24:59 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter failed to make a first down on a third-and-5 play as he retreated a couple of steps to try to get more out of the play and was tackled before the marker. "They were waiting for me," Hunter said. "They were very mad. They were trying to get me to understand that when it's third down, get what you can and get down. You have to get the first down. I was trying to get more than what I had. I should've gone down."
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 11:26:54 -0700
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said WR Justin Hunter (hamstring) should not be limited during training camp even though he missed some offseason workouts because of a hamstring injury.
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 12:50:33 -0700
Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker praised WR Justin Hunter as a talented wide receiver. "He's talented," Locker said. "He's a guy that can definitely help us out if we can keep him on the field."
Tue, 02 Jul 2013 20:33:15 -0700
The Tennessee Titans would like to carry five wide receivers, though six wouldn't be out of the question. If they keep five, WRs Kenny Britt, Justin Hunter, Nate Washington, Damian Williams and Kendall Wright are likely to be kept, although that would mean WRs Marc Mariani (leg), Michael Preston and Kevin Walter would be on the outside looking in.
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 18:42:16 -0700
Updating a previous report, Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter (hamstring) missed all of organized team activities (OTAs) due to a hamstring injury, but he returned for the final day of minicamp.
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 16:06:29 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter (hamstring) participated in individual drills Wednesday, June 19, the final day of the club's OTAs.
Fantasy Tip: Hunter has long-term potential but doesn't look like a sound fantasy contributor heading into his rookie season in this Jake Locker-led offense.
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 07:52:23 -0700
Updating previous reports, Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter has base salaries of $405,000, $651,552, $898,104 and $1,144,656 in his four-year deal.
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:51:10 -0700
Updating a previous report, Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter signed a four-year deal worth $5.424 million. The deal includes a $2.324 million signing bonus.
Thu, 13 Jun 2013 12:45:38 -0700
The Tennessee Titans signed WR Justin Hunter Thursday, June 13. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Mon, 10 Jun 2013 12:10:54 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter (hamstring) did not participate in organized team activities Monday, June 10, because of a hamstring injury. He could be held out until the start of training camp.
Fri, 07 Jun 2013 12:07:18 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter (hamstring) has not participated since last month because the team does not want him to suffer a setback in his rehab from a hamstring injury.
Fantasy Tip: The team has time to be cautious with Hunter at this time because training camp is more than a month away. Hunter was high draft choice but probably will not have a big fantasy impact this season. He should be seen as a No. 6 wide receiver in very deep leagues.
Tue, 04 Jun 2013 18:01:50 -0700
The Tennessee Titans still must sign the top three picks of their eight-man draft class. OG Chance Warmack, WR Justin Hunter and CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson have yet to sign on the dotted line.
Tue, 04 Jun 2013 11:15:14 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Roberto Wallace (ankle), OG Chris Spencer (calf), WR Justin Hunter (hamstring) and OT Michael Roos (back) all did not participate in practice Tuesday, June 4.
Fri, 10 May 2013 16:43:01 -0700
Tennessee Titans WR Justin Hunter said he would like to add seven pounds over the next month.
Fri, 10 May 2013 16:28:51 -0700
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak said he expects some of the team's rookies, including OG Chance Warmack and WR Justin Hunter, to make early impacts this season.
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:38:30 -0700
The Tennessee Titans traded up with the San Francisco 49ers and selected Tennessee WR Justin Hunter with the 34th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Fantasy Tip: Hunter is a big, physical wide receiver that could develop into an elite wide receiver. He'll probably bump Nate Washington out of the picture and serve as the No. 3 wideout behind Kenny Britt and Kendall Wright.
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:24:18 -0700
The Buffalo Bills are expected to select a wide receiver with their first second-round draft choice in the 2013 NFL Draft. Southern California WR Robert Woods and University of Tennessee WR Justin Hunter could be options if they are available.
Tue, 23 Apr 2013 18:26:33 -0700
University of Tennessee WR Justin Hunter could be a game changer, and it is possible he could now be the second wide receiver off the board in the 2013 NFL Draft with other receivers falling for various reasons.
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:19:01 -0700
The Buffalo Bills could consider taking University of Tennessee WR Justin Hunter if he is available when they pick in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft.