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Tennessee Titans series history against Houston Texans

 

Tennessee Titans

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans-Houston Texans rivalry is in its 15th year since the expansion Texans began play and the AFC South was formed in 2002. In 28 games, the Titans are 15-13 against the Texans, including an 8-6 mark at Nissan Stadium and a 7-7 record at NRG Stadium.

While the Titans have the advantage in the series, the Texans have won seven out of the last eight battles, including a current four-game streak.

The last time the teams met at NRG Stadium was November 1st, 2015, when quarterback Zach Mettenberger (22-of-31 for 171 yards and an interception) started for an injured Marcus Mariota (knee).

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) attempts a pass during the first quarter against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium November 1st, 2015. (Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) attempts a pass during the first quarter against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium November 1st, 2015. (Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports)

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Previous Tennessee Titans match ups against Oakland Raiders

 

Tennessee Titans

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – There have been 48 all-time regular season and postseason games between the Tennessee Titans and Oakland Raiders organizations, two of the original eight members of the American Football League.

The rivalry has been filled with historically significant contests, including their very first match up. On September 11th, 1960, the Houston Oilers defeated the Raiders 37-22 in the first game of either franchise’s existence.

The Raiders currently hold a 28-20 advantage in the series, including a 4-0 mark against the Titans in postseason play. They have met in an AFL Playoff Game (1969), an AFL Championship Game (1967), an AFC Wild Card Game (1980) and most recently the 2002 AFC Championship Game.

Tennessee Titans receiver Kendall Wright (13) celebrates after scoring on a 10-yard touchdown reception with 10 seconds left against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum. The Titans defeated the Raiders 23-19. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans receiver Kendall Wright (13) celebrates after scoring on a 10-yard touchdown reception with 10 seconds left against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum. The Titans defeated the Raiders 23-19. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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Series History between Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) vs. Minnesota Vikings (0-0)

Sunday, September 11th, 2016 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans and Minnisota Vikings have met just 12 times in the regular season. The Vikings lead the series 8-4, including wins by the Vikings in the last four meetings at Mall of America Field.

The Titans and Vikings have opened the regular season against each other on one prior occasion. In 1989, the Vikings hosted and defeated the then-Oilers on Kickoff Weekend by a final score of 38-7. It was the first of 10 victories during the regular season for the eventual NFC Central Champion Vikings.

Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Zach Clayton (69) sacks Minnesota Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson (4) in the third quarter at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. Vikings win 24-23 on August 29th, 2013. (Bruce Kluckhohn - USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Zach Clayton (69) sacks Minnesota Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson (4) in the third quarter at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. Vikings win 24-23 on August 29th, 2013. (Bruce Kluckhohn – USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans series History with Miami Dolphins

 

Tennessee Titans (2-1) at Miami Dolphins (2-1)

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 | 7:00pm EDT/6:00pm CDT
Miami Gardens, FL | Hard Rock Stadium | TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans and Miami Dolphins will renew a rivalry that began in 1966, when the Dolphins entered the American Football League. The Titans are 16-19 all-time against Miami, including a playoff victory in 1978.

Although they have met 35 times in the regular season and postseason, the Titans and Dolphins have clashed only twice previously in the preseason and have not done so in 27 years. The then-Oilers lost to the Dolphins in Houston during the 1976 preseason, and then in 1989, the Oilers beat the Dolphins in a game that was played in Jacksonville, FL.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes against the Miami Dolphins during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Miami won 38-10 on October 18th, 2015. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes against the Miami Dolphins during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Miami won 38-10 on October 18th, 2015. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans history against Oakland Raiders

 

Tennessee Titans (1-1) at Oakland Raiders (1-1)

Saturday, August 27th, 2016 | 5:00pm PDT/7:00pm CDT
Oakland, CA |  Oakland Alameda Coliseum | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – There have been 48 all-time regular season and postseason games between the Tennessee Titans and the Oakland Raiders organizations, two of the original eight members of the American Football League. This week marks the 11th time the clubs have met in the preseason.

They are currently tied 5-5 in the preseason series, which began in 1961 with a contest in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Tennessee Titans receiver Kendall Wright (13) celebrates after scoring on a 10-yard touchdown reception with 10 seconds left against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum. The Titans defeated the Raiders 23-19. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans receiver Kendall Wright (13) celebrates after scoring on a 10-yard touchdown reception with 10 seconds left against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum. The Titans defeated the Raiders 23-19. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans face Houston Texans at Nissan Stadium Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (3-11) vs. Houston Texans (7-7)

Sunday, December 27th, 2015 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (3-11) conclude their 2015 home schedule this week against the AFC South-leading Houston Texans (7-7). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, December 27th.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Play-by-play announcer Spero Dedes and analyst Solomon Wilcots will call the action.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) throws under pressure during the second half of the New England Patriots 33-16 win over the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) throws under pressure during the second half of the New England Patriots 33-16 win over the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans are on the road at New England Patriots, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (3-10) at New England Patriots (11-2)

Sunday, December 20th, 2015 | Noon CST
Foxborough, MA | Gillette Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (3-10) travel to face the AFC East-leading New England Patriots (11-2) this week. Kickoff at Gillette Stadium (capacity 68,756) is scheduled for 1:00pm EST/noon CST on Sunday, December 20th.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle and analyst Dan Fouts will call the action, and Evan Washburn will report from the sidelines.

Tennessee Titans tight end Phillip Supernaw (89) is tackled by New York Jets linebacker Jamari Lattimore (54) and linebacker Demario Davis (56) and safety Marcus Gilchrist (21) during the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium. The Jets defeated the Titans 30-8. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end Phillip Supernaw (89) is tackled by New York Jets linebacker Jamari Lattimore (54) and linebacker Demario Davis (56) and safety Marcus Gilchrist (21) during the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium. The Jets defeated the Titans 30-8. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans look for home win Sunday against Atlanta Falcons

 

Tennessee Titans (1-4) vs. Atlanta Falcons (5-1)

Sunday, October 25th, 2015 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-4) host the the Atlanta Falcons (5-1) this week at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 25th. The Falcons will appear in a regular season game at Nissan Stadium for only the third time. The Titans took both of the previous two meetings at the venue, winning 30-17 in 1999 and 20-13 in 2007.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on FOX, including Nashville affiliate WZTV FOX 17. Thom Brennaman will handle play-by-play duties alongside analyst Charles Davis with Tony Siragusa serving as an on-field analyst.

Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) leaps to avoid a tackle against the Miami Dolphins during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) leaps to avoid a tackle against the Miami Dolphins during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans face Miami Dolphins Sunday at Nissan Stadium

 

Tennessee Titans (1-3) vs. Miami Dolphins (1-3)

Sunday, October 18th, 2015 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN |  Nissan Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-3) play their third consecutive home game this week as they host the Miami Dolphins (1-3). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 18th.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Andrew Catalon will handle play-by-play duties alongside analysts Steve Tasker and Steve Beuerlein.

Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) is stopped by Buffalo Bills receiver Robert Woods (10) after a punt return during the second half at Nissan Stadium. The Bills won 14-13. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) is stopped by Buffalo Bills receiver Robert Woods (10) after a punt return during the second half at Nissan Stadium. The Bills won 14-13. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans return to the field Sunday against Buffalo Bills at Nissan Stadium

 

Tennessee Titans (1-2) vs. Buffalo Bills (2-2)

Sunday, October 11th, 2015 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-2) return from their bye this week to host the Buffalo Bills (2-2). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 11th.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Andrew Catalon will handle play-by-play duties alongside analysts Steve Tasker and Steve Beuerlein.

The Titans Radio Network, including Nashville flagship 104.5 The Zone, will carry the game across the Mid-South with the “Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith, analyst Frank Wycheck, gameday host Rhett Bryan and sideline reporter Jonathan Hutton.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scrambles to avoid Indianapolis Colts strong safety Mike Adams (29) during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) scrambles to avoid Indianapolis Colts strong safety Mike Adams (29) during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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