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Titans' Monty Rice: Records 13 tackles in loss
Rice registered 13 tackles (eight solo) in Thursday's 27-13 loss to the Cowboys.
Rice was all over the field Thursday, recording a season-high 13 tackles while playing 82 percent of the defensive snaps. Since David Long (elbow) went down in Week 13, Rice has seen a significant increase in usage, producing 39 tackles and a pass deflection over the last four contests. The linebacker will in all likelihood remain busy in the Titans' regular season finale against the Jaguars in Week 18.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Leads Titans with nine stops
Rice racked up nine tackles (seven solo) Saturday in a Week 16 loss to Houston.
Rice finished with his second-highest tackle total of the season, three behind his 12 stops Week 14 against the Jaguars. The second-year linebacker has seen an increased role over the past two weeks, playing 120 total defensive snaps over the pair of contests. His surge in opportunity has coincided with David Long's (hamstring) placement on IR.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Adds 12 tackles in loss
Rice posted 12 tackles (seven solo) in Sunday's 36-22 loss to the Jaguars.
Rice started at inside linebacker Sunday after David Long landed on injured reserve with an elbow injury sustained Week 13 against Philadelphia. With Zach Cunningham (elbow) also still on IR, the 23-year-old Rice finished with a team high in tackles despite playing eight fewer defensive snaps than fellow linebacker Dylan Cole (59) in Week 14. Rice has now totaled 19 tackles while stepping into a larger role over the past two games, and he's likely to continue seeing prominent usage Week 15 against the Chargers.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Tallies seven tackles
Rice recorded seven tackles (four solo) during Sunday's 35-10 loss to the Eages.
One of Rice's seven tackles was for a loss. He tied a season-high with his tackle total, as he also recorded that many in Week 10 against the Broncos. The 23-year-old did his damage in just 26 defensive snaps (36 percent).... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Joins active roster
Tennessee activated Rice (Achilles) to its active roster Saturday ahead of Sunday's game at Washington, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports.
Rice began the season on the reserve/PUP list as he tended to an Achilles injury, but it now appears he could play again as soon as Week 5 at the Commanders. With Zach Cunningham (elbow) out, Rice could be in for a significant role if Sunday's game is indeed his first back.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Designated to return
The Titans designated Rice (Achilles) to return from the reserve/PUP list Wednesday, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports.
Rice will now have a 21-day window to practice and return to Tennessee's active roster, or else he will be forced to land on season-ending IR. The 2021 third-round pick recorded 36 tackles and one pass defended before missing the final six games of last year with an Achilles injury. Rice will be eligible to suit up again starting with this Sunday's game against Washington.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Placed on reserve/PUP list
The Titans placed Rice (Achilles) on the reserve/PUP list Wednesday, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports.
Rice missed the final six games of 2021 with the Achilles injury and will now be sidelined for at least the first four contests of 2022. The 2021 third-round pick recorded 36 tackles across 10 games as a rookie, but it's unclear what role he'll have if he's able to return this season.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Shifts to PUP list
Rice (Achilles) was placed on the PUP list Saturday, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.
Rice missed the final six games of 2021 with the Achilles injury, and he remains sidelined for the start of training camp this year. It's unclear if the 2021 third-round pick is expected to be ready for Week 1 against the Giants on Sept. 11.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Dealing with Achilles injury
Rice is dealing with an Achilles injury during mandatory minicamp, Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com reports.
Rice missed the final six games of his rookie campaign -- including the Titans' playoff loss to the Bengals -- due to what was initially diagnosed as an ankle injury. However, Kuharsky relays that the 2021 third-round pick is actually dealing with an Achilles injury, which may put his status for the start of the 2022 campaign in jeopardy.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Returns to injured reserve
Rice (ankle) was shifted from the reserve/COVID-19 list to injured reserve Monday, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.
Rice has been on injured reserve since late November before landing on the COVID-19 list last week, and he's now back on IR after clearing the league's virus protocols. It's unclear if the rookie third-round pick will have a chance to return during the playoffs for Tennessee.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Moved to reserve/COVID-19
Rice (ankle) was moved to the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday, Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com reports.
The rookie linebacker was already on injured reserve with an ankle injury, but he will now be away from the team for the time being after testing positive for COVID-19. Rice is not expected to play regardless of illness status in Week 18, allowing David Long and Jayon Brown to continue seeing increased opportunities.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Lands on IR
Rice (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official website reports.
Rice played just 19 snaps before suffering the ankle injury during Sunday's loss to the Patriots. The rookie third-round pick had been forced into a bigger role this season due to the numerous injuries to the Titans' linebacker corps. Joe Jones and Dylan Cole may see increased roles during Rice's absence.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Won't return Sunday
Rice (ankle) won't return Sunday against the Patriots, Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com reports.
Rice picked up an ankle injury in the first half, and the issue has been deemed serious enough that it's believed he won't return to action for the rest of the game. As a result, Nick Dzubnar or Dylan Cole are expected to see more work.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Double-digit tackles
Rice had 11 tackles (seven solo) in the Titans' 23-21 win over the Saints on Sunday.
Rice stepped up into a larger role with Rashaan Evans (ankle) missing the game. The 2021 third-round selection delivered, playing 72 percent of the snaps. Rice nearly doubled his season total in tackles and now has 23 on the season. He'll try to carry this strong showing into Week 11 against the Texans, despite whether Evans plays.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Monty Rice: Clear of groin issue
Rice (groin) was a full participant at Thursday's practice, Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com reports.
Rice missed the past two games with the groin injury and was unable to practice Wednesday, but he returned to Thursday's session with no limitations. The rookie third-round pick has three total tackles through five games and has primarily played special teams.... See More ... See Less
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