Not a member? Will Titans' Henry be able to keep up this pace? “We have quite a few success stories to tell, and we’re going to keep doing what we’re doing, because we feel we’re filling a very crucial void in professional football,” Brian Woods, CEO of The Spring League, said. It just takes one scout. The four-team league spans the course of three weeks each March, utilizing a central location to allow NFL, CFL and XFL scouts to evaluate players in one setting. The Spring League begins play on Tuesday, October 27. The quarterback is one of more than half a dozen players with ties to the Tennessee Titans in the pool for next week’s XFL draft. One of the other notable names is Shea Patterson, the former Ole Miss and Michigan quarterback.

He played in the AAF a year ago, breaking out as the starting quarterback for the Memphis Express, beating out quarterbacks like Zach Mettenberger and Christian Hackenberg. Barrett threw 104 touchdowns at Ohio State and ran for another 43. Former LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger is really the lone exception. Week 6 Superlatives: Another rough day for Vikings, Browns still have work to do to prove themselves, Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near you. Register today for free or log in to access this premium article. Like Sportscasting on Facebook. A look at other XFL prospects who spent time with the Titans: • David Cobb, running back: A fifth-round pick by Tennessee in 2015, he had 52 rushes for 146 yards and a touchdown as a rookie but has not played in the NFL since. Mettenberger, like every other player in The Spring League, is hoping to catch a scout’s eye. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The actual answer is a bit more complicated than that. He played alongside three former NFL quarterbacks two of pretty big name, Johnny Manziel, Zach Mettenberger, and Christian Hackenberg who just was with Silvers in Philadelphia. Six teams will play 12 total games. Like Devine, Ford has breakaway speed that will be a big factor in the XFL. That group includes three draft picks and several who were in training camp this summer. He never appeared in an NFL game.
But I definitely don’t want to teach. Titans running back rushes for 212 yards, two touchdowns, sets up game-winning touchdown with a long pass reception in overtime. If you’re wondering why The Spring League is playing in the fall of 2020, here’s the easy answer: 2020. A fifth will include kickers, punters and long snappers as well as any additional players from the first four phases. He played in The Spring League in 2018 and the Alliance of American Football in 2019. Tight end Jonnu Smith and left tackle Taylor Lewan injured as Texans make a comeback. He last played in the NFL in 2015, starting four games for the Titans after starting six as a rookie.

Football fans shouldn’t expect to see ex-Pro Bowlers in The Spring League, at least not this fall.

Although The Spring League isn’t the XFL or AAF, it is nonetheless an opportunity for players like Mettenberger — who started with the Tennessee Titans a few years ago — to earn an NFL contract. He was brought back to the practice squad late in the year but failed to earn a roster spot for 2019. Tennessee, playing its second game in five days, looks to run its record to 5-0. The Spring League had an abbreviated campaign earlier this year before the pandemic, and social distancing led to sports shutting down. Oliver Luck has stated this numerous times. Dwayne Johnson May Be Looking to Start Up an XFL Version of ‘Hard Knocks’, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Already Has Pat McAfee Reaching Out to Him for an XFL Job, The Rock Just Saved the XFL for $15 Million. But, this isn’t a league where former first-round picks will try building their cases to return to the league up. Tennessee's offense is one of the NFL's highest-scoring, which makes several available players who likely are available on the waiver wire worth claiming. Now, The Spring League is back and in a big way., RELATED: Dwayne Johnson May Be Looking to Start Up an XFL Version of ‘Hard Knocks’. Mettenburger is 28. Mettenberger was cut from the Chargers in 2016 and the Steelers in 2017 and said he has “twiddled my thumbs” ever since. Really, it’s just the opportunity to play football. What is The Spring League, and why should football fans care? After Tennessee released him, he spent time with San Diego (now the Los Angeles Chargers) and Pittsburgh. Mettenberger also spent time with the Chargers and Steelers. Follow us on Twitter @sportscasting19. Zach Mettenberger admits surprise the XFL hasn’t called about a job. The selection process will be broken into phases with teams selecting quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends in the first phase, offensive linemen in the second, defensive linemen and linebacker in the third and defensive backs in the fourth. Tennessee Titans running back claims his quarterback 'should be that conversation, definitely.'. Mettenberger, a sixth-round pick of the Titans in 2014, played two seasons in Tennessee from 2014-15. In the meantime, the former Titans quarterback is keeping his dream alive in The Spring League. Mettenberger is one of several former standout college quarterbacks participating in the instructional league. “It’s been tough, but now that I have an opportunity to play, it puts wind back in your sails. The ex-LSU standout started 10 games in 2014 and lost every game, leading to the Titans drafting Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota. The Spring League, a professional football developmental league, will begin its fourth season on March 7 in Las Vegas. • James Folston, linebacker: The Titans added him to their 2019 training camp roster on Aug. 12 and waived him four days later. He also played for the AAF’s Memphis Express in the spring of 2019. Wide receiver was one of the last Titans' sidelined by the recent outbreak, was also off to the best start of his career. That’s really it.”. “I’ve had interviews with medical sales, interviews with commercial real estate,” Mettenberger said. Introducing The Mett Show: Quarterback Zach Mettenberger chats with punter & fellow LSU product Brad Wing!Watch ⬇ | #MettShow | @bwing38, RELATED: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Already Has Pat McAfee Reaching Out to Him for an XFL Job.
Just go Medical Sales. Learn how your comment data is processed. In the meantime, the former Titans quarterback is keeping his dream alive in The Spring League. Ex-Ohio State gunslinger J.T. That opportunity is all I could ask for.”. The league has television deals with ABC, ESPN, Fox and FS1. The quarterback is one of more than half a dozen players with ties to the Tennessee Titans in the pool for next week’s XFL draft. Register now! The Spring League understands what it has as a product and doesn’t over sell itself like the AAF did and XFL is doing. Silvers earned the promotion to the starting role after Mettenberger, who was doing well, was injured. Most players, though, are under 26.

The Titans' 42-36 overtime victory over Houston was their most dramatic yet this season.

He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.He played college football at LSU.Mettenberger has also played for the San Diego Chargers, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Memphis Express of the Alliance of American Football (AAF).

The XFL will fill out 71-man rosters for its eight teams with a two-day draft that begins today.

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