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January 14, 2000 | T.J. SIMERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It takes only a few seconds, his hand swallowing yours like a father's cupping a baby's curled fingers, to experience the intimidating size of Tennessee's Jevon Kearse, the NFL's rookie defensive end of the year. "Nice to meet you," he says, like some kind of Music City ambassador, the same guy who has used those giant hands and that 86-inch wingspan to flatten quarterbacks with unusual regularity this season.
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June 7, 2012 | By Houston Mitchell
  Former NFL player Wade Davis, who came out publicly to Outsports.com this week , said in an interview with CNN that he didn't tell anyone he was gay when he played in the league because he wanted to be known as a football player, not as a gay person. "Me being a gay person wasn't what I wanted to be known for," he said. Davis was a defensive back for the Tennessee Titans , Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins and retired from the NFL seven years ago. "I don't believe most NFL players have a problem with having a gay teammate.
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January 9, 2000 | T.J. SIMERS
The argument might continue whether Tennessee won or lost Saturday's game against Buffalo, but because the Titans have been given the go-ahead to keep playing, football fans will be treated to another performance by Jevon Kearse. Kearse, the 16th player taken in last year's draft because teams weren't sure whether he should be a linebacker or defensive end, continues to manhandle quarterbacks.
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March 4, 2004 | From Associated Press
Desperate for a pass rusher, the Philadelphia Eagles signed three-time Pro Bowl defensive end Jevon Kearse to a $66-million, eight-year deal on Wednesday, the first day of the NFL's free-agency period. "Jevon is excited to agree to terms with the Eagles. He looks forward to getting a lot of sacks for them and helping them get over the hump," Kearse's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said.
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June 7, 2012 | By Houston Mitchell
  Former NFL player Wade Davis, who came out publicly to Outsports.com this week , said in an interview with CNN that he didn't tell anyone he was gay when he played in the league because he wanted to be known as a football player, not as a gay person. "Me being a gay person wasn't what I wanted to be known for," he said. Davis was a defensive back for the Tennessee Titans , Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins and retired from the NFL seven years ago. "I don't believe most NFL players have a problem with having a gay teammate.
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March 4, 2004 | From Associated Press
Desperate for a pass rusher, the Philadelphia Eagles signed three-time Pro Bowl defensive end Jevon Kearse to a $66-million, eight-year deal on Wednesday, the first day of the NFL's free-agency period. "Jevon is excited to agree to terms with the Eagles. He looks forward to getting a lot of sacks for them and helping them get over the hump," Kearse's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said.
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January 18, 2003
The updated report for Sunday's AFC championship game as provided by the league: TENNESSEE TITANS (12-5) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (12-5)--Titans: QUESTIONABLE: LB Rocky Boiman (knee); CB Andre Dyson (shoulder); RB Eddie George (concussion); DE Jevon Kearse (foot); QB Steve McNair (thumb); S Aric Morris (foot); G Zach Piller (calf). Raiders: OUT: DE Trace Armstrong (groin). DOUBTFUL: TE Roland Williams (knee/toe). QUESTIONABLE: C Barret Robbins (foot).
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September 28, 1995 | Associated Press
Car theft charges against Florida linebacker Jevon Kearse were dropped after investigators determined they had the wrong man. Adam Gould, an assistant state attorney who handled the case, said Joseph Kearse, 21, Jevon's brother, would be charged with grand theft auto and obstruction of justice for using a false name. * A pin was inserted into the thumb on the throwing hand of Michigan's Scott Dreisbach, and he will be in a cast for about four weeks.
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December 31, 1999
A guest list of sports figures to be featured on TV and radio from today through Thursday: * Frank Beamer, Bobby Bowden --"The Last Word," tonight, 6:30 and midnight, Fox Sports Net * Jerry Jones --"NFL This Morning," Sunday, 8 a.m., Fox Sports Net * Cornelius Bennett, Cris Carter, Steve McNair, Dick Vermeil --"NFL Countdown," Sunday, 8 a.m., ESPN * Tennessee Titans' Jevon Kearse --"The NFL on CBS," Sunday, 9 a.m., Channel 2 * Cris Carter --"NFL on Fox," Sunday, 9 a.m.
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January 31, 2000 | HOUSTON MITCHELL
ISAAC BRUCE TD 73-yard reception with 1:54 remaining HOW IT STARTED With 2:05 remaining in a 16-16 game, Titan defensive end Jevon Kearse crashed the line and got one hand on Kurt Warner, but the Ram quarterback muscled the ball down the right sideline. WHAT HAPPENED NEXT Noting the trajectory, Ram receiver Isaac Bruce (No. 80) slowed down and outjumped Titan cornerback Denard Walker (No. 25) for the ball, then made safety Anthony Dorsett (No. 33) miss. He was gone, on a 73-yard touchdown play.
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January 14, 2000 | T.J. SIMERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It takes only a few seconds, his hand swallowing yours like a father's cupping a baby's curled fingers, to experience the intimidating size of Tennessee's Jevon Kearse, the NFL's rookie defensive end of the year. "Nice to meet you," he says, like some kind of Music City ambassador, the same guy who has used those giant hands and that 86-inch wingspan to flatten quarterbacks with unusual regularity this season.
SPORTS
January 9, 2000 | T.J. SIMERS
The argument might continue whether Tennessee won or lost Saturday's game against Buffalo, but because the Titans have been given the go-ahead to keep playing, football fans will be treated to another performance by Jevon Kearse. Kearse, the 16th player taken in last year's draft because teams weren't sure whether he should be a linebacker or defensive end, continues to manhandle quarterbacks.
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January 2, 1999 | J.A. ADANDE
FLORIDA (9-2) vs. SYRACUSE (8-3) 5 p.m. PST, Channel 7 * Bowl records: Florida 12-13, Syracuse 10-7-1 * Series history: Syracuse leads, 2-1. * How the teams got there: Both teams came close to derailing Tennessee's perfect season, Syracuse right off the bat. The Orangemen squandered a late lead on a long drive and a last-second field goal in the season opener. Florida missed a field-goal attempt in overtime, allowing Tennessee to escape with a 20-17 victory on Sept. 19.
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