Ken Whisenhunt

Mularkey believes Titans right fit for 3rd time as NFL coach

Coach Mike Mularkey warned the Tennessee Titans' 10 draft picks.

They better study hard because he planned to call on them during a team meeting the next day to test their knowledge of the playbook and didn't want any rookie embarrassed.

Sure enough, Mularkey brought the rookies in front of their teammates where he pulled a surprise by asking them to spell instead of questions about pass protections and quarterback blitzes.

A spelling bee in an NFL team meeting?

Titans defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau had never heard of such a thing in his 57 years in the league, but Mularkey got what he wanted.

The spelling bee left the Titans laughing for days,...