The wait goes on for Titans mystery man Vic Beasley, while questions pile up at his position

By John Glennon

Media sightings of linebacker Vic Beasley around the Titans facility this month have been so rare that – by now – they've taken on the air of UFO visitations.

There's an immediate sense of skepticism such an event really could have transpired, a demand for visual evidence that it did, and – only after a withering cross-examination – a grudging acceptance that maybe, just maybe, it actually occurred.

Such is the status quo these days for Beasley, who on Sunday completed a not-so-great trifecta of sorts. Since signing a one-year, $9.5 million contract with the Titans last March, Beasley has proceeded to: arrive 10 days after the team's July 28th reporting date; fail his physical due to a non-football injury; and miss every single snap of training camp.

Are there worse ways to make a first impression on the Titans and their fans, with the team now less than two weeks from opening its season on Monday Night Football in Denver?

We've yet to hear a word from Beasley in the five months since his signing was made official, either. The Titans never made him available to media, unusual considering he was the team's big free-agent signing of the offseason – a player who will carry the Titans' seventh-largest cap hit this season. So we haven't been able to ask him the most basic of questions, like . . .

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Author: John GlennonMulti-media journalist with extensive expertise covering the NFL, NHL, professional soccer and more, including the Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators for The Tennessean with articles, videos and podcasts. Strengths include the ability to write quick, concise and thorough analysis, as well as the ability to uncover unique human-interest stories. In working as a reporter, John developed skills that extend beyond the sports journalism world. An efficient and effective communicator, John is confident, calm and productive under deadline pressure and knows the power of the written word. John brings to Broadway Sports a work ethic second to none, an intellectual hunger, and an ability to inform and entertain readers, viewers and listeners. Reach out directly to John at: