Gentry Estes, The Tennessean

Gentry Estes

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent:
  • The Tennessean
Past:
  • The Courier-Journal
  • Florida Today
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • Enquirer
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Indianapolis Star
  • North Jersey News

Recent articles by Gentry:

Alabama again shows Tennessee football how far it has to go

This rivalry continues to be about a gap in high-level talent. One team had a ton of it. The other, not so much. → Read More

Who saw that coming? Beating Missouri massive for Vanderbilt, Derek Mason

Vanderbilt and Derek Mason scored a huge upset Saturday that basically no one saw coming. → Read More

Tennessee State Athletic Director Teresa Phillips to step down next year

After more than three decades at TSU, Phillips is stepping down as athletic director at the end of this school year. → Read More

Malcolm Turner noncommittal on Derek Mason's future at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt statistically has the worst offense and defense in the SEC and is coming off an ugly home loss to UNLV. → Read More

Is Marcus Mariota era with Titans at its end?

Sunday's benching in Denver was a strong hint that the Titans could be ready to move on from Marcus Mariota, their QB of the future for years. → Read More

Now that Marcus Mariota has been pulled, Ryan Tannehill deserves an honest chance

The Titans owe it to their defense, if no one else, to see what Ryan Tannehill can do in a more extended audition. → Read More

As bad as we thought the Titans' offense could be, this was much worse

The latest exhibit of difficult-to-watch football was Sunday’s 16-0 defeat to a flawed Broncos team, during which the two teams punted 17 times. → Read More

After Bills fans invaded, it's fair to ask: Why is Nashville tuning out Titans?

All those Bills fans in the stadium during Sunday's game would have been more alarming for the Titans if it didn't feel so routine. → Read More

David Poile's next trick? The Nashville Predators winning the Stanley Cup

Tweaks, not an overhaul, by the GM have so far led to more goals as the Nashville Predators have started fast again. → Read More

Taylor Lewan's fire could help these Titans. He just needs to play better

Now back, Taylor Lewan brings a unique edge – 'the juice' – to the Titans. That's needed, but it's no good if the offensive line struggles. → Read More

Why are Titans so inconsistent? It doesn't just happen, and neither does greatness

Let's remove the mystery behind these mercurial Titans, whose inconsistency is tied to a cautious approach and offense lacking in firepower. → Read More

Titans could have beaten Bills, but they didn't deserve to win a winnable game

Too much went wrong Sunday. Specifically, four missed field goals and an offensive line beset by key penalties and routinely beaten. → Read More

Opening night was a party to savor, thanks to Predators' fast finish

It's early, but an opening victory held a lot of positive signs for the Nashville Predators' 2019-20 hopes. → Read More

Your fantasy team might not like Corey Davis, but the Titans sure do

The highest-drafted NFL receiver since 2015 is quietly making an impact on the Titans. He's just not a superstar. And that might not be all bad. → Read More

It's about time college athletes get paid and California law may push the NCAA to allow it

The NCAA can't properly police itself now, and the best way to cease prohibited payments would be to legalize them. → Read More

Here's why Taylor Lewan's return from suspension is huge for the Titans

His absence wasn't used as an excuse, but the end of Taylor Lewan's suspension is welcome news for a Titans offense that has struggled. → Read More

For Titans, timing couldn't have been better for win in Atlanta

Sunday’s 24-10 win in Atlanta wasn’t shocking, necessarily, just because a person can still go broke quickly buying into anything about these Titans. → Read More

What did Delanie Walker's comments mean for Titans right now?

Delanie Walker's words about changing NFL culture showed a generational gap, but were they applicable to the Titans now? Perhaps. → Read More

Expect more of the same from Predators, who should contend again

With the majority of players back from last season, the Predators enter the regular season again primed to be among the NHL's top teams. → Read More

No easy answers for Titans to the Marcus Mariota question

The coming weeks loom as a referendum on the Titans' quarterbacking future. Will it be Marcus Mariota or someone else? → Read More