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Tennessee Titans series History against New England Patriots

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Houston Oilers and Boston Patriots were charter members of the American Football League in 1960. In the league’s inaugural season, the Oilers swept both games, winning 24-10 in New England and 37-21 in Houston.

The teams met 20 times as part of the AFL (1960-69), with the Patriots earning a 10-9-1 advantage.

Upon the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, the Oilers moved to the AFC Central Division, and the Patriots began play in the AFC East. They officially became the New England Patriots in 1971.

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 on December 10th, 2015. (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 on December 10th, 2015. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans game history against Kansas City Chiefs

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans and Kansas City Chiefs are historic rivals that played an integral role in the formation of the current NFL landscape. In 1959, late Titans owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. and the late Lamar Hunt, founder of the Chiefs, spearheaded the “Foolish Club,” a group of eight original American Football League teams that would begin play in 1960.

Adams’ Oilers played in Houston until moving to Tennessee in 1997, while Hunt’s original Dallas Texans moved to Kansas City in 1963. In 1970, the AFL and NFL merged, and the Oilers and Chiefs became members of the American Football Conference.

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) leaps for yardage against Kansas City Chiefs free safety Kendrick Lewis (23) during the second half at LP Field. Kansas City won 26-17 on October 6th, 2013. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) leaps for yardage against Kansas City Chiefs free safety Kendrick Lewis (23) during the second half at LP Field. Kansas City won 26-17 on October 6th, 2013. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans History against Kansas City Chiefs

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans and Kansas City Chiefs are historic rivals that played an integral role in the formation of the current NFL landscape.

In 1959, late Titans owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. and the late Lamar Hunt, founder of the Chiefs, spearheaded the “Foolish Club,” a group of eight original American Football League teams that would begin play in 1960.

Adams’ Oilers played in Houston until moving to Tennessee in 1997, while Hunt’s original Dallas Texans moved to Kansas City in 1963. In 1970, the AFL and NFL merged, and the Oilers and Chiefs became members of the American Football Conference.

Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray (29) runs down field as guard Josh Kline (64) blocks Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Rakeem Nunez-Roches (99) during the second half at Arrowhead Stadium on December 18th, 2016. The Titans won 19-17. (Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray (29) runs down field as guard Josh Kline (64) blocks Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Rakeem Nunez-Roches (99) during the second half at Arrowhead Stadium on December 18th, 2016. The Titans won 19-17. (Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans game history against the Houston Texans

 

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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 29 games, the Titans are 15-14 against the Texans, including an 8-6 mark at Nissan Stadium and a 7-8 record at NRG Stadium.

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

Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) carries the ball against Houston Texans linebacker Justin Tuggle (57) during the second half at LP Field. The Texans beat the Titans 30-16 on October 26th, 2014. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) carries the ball against Houston Texans linebacker Justin Tuggle (57) during the second half at LP Field. The Texans beat the Titans 30-16 on October 26th, 2014. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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Series History between Tennessee Titans and Denver Broncos

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This is the 41st all-time meeting between the Denver Broncos and the Tennessee Titans, two of the eight charter members of the American Football League. The Titans lead the series with a 22-17-1 record, including a 21-15-1 record in the regular season and 1-2 mark in the playoffs.

While they met twice per year in nine out of 10 AFL seasons (1960-69), these two franchises have seen little of each other in recent history.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter (15) pulls in a forty one yard touchdown reception in the third quarter against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 8th, 2013. (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter (15) pulls in a forty one yard touchdown reception in the third quarter against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 8th, 2013. (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans history against Indianapolis Colts

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game will mark the 45th all-time contest between the Tennessee Titans and the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts lead the series 30-14.

The Colts currently own a 10-game winning streak over the Titans, including sweeps in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. The last time the Titans won was October 30th, 2011. The 10-game losing streak is the Titans’ longest current winless skid against any NFL team.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) drops back to pass during the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 28th, 2014. (Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) drops back to pass during the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 28th, 2014. (Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans series history against the San Diego Chargers

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans and San Diego Chargers share a long and storied history. The two teams, founding members of the American Football League who originally existed as the Houston Oilers and Los Angeles Chargers, have met 44 times since 1960. The Chargers lead the series 26-17-1.

On September 18th, 1960, the two clubs met for the Oilers’ inaugural home game at Houston’s Jeppesen Stadium. The Oilers won that match-up 38-28.

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Tennessee Titans Game History against Indianapolis Colts

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game will mark the 44th all-time contest between the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts. The Colts lead the series 29-14.

The Colts currently own a nine-game winning streak over the Titans, including sweeps in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. The last time the Titans won was October 30th, 2011. The nine-game losing streak is the Titans’ longest current winless skid against any NFL team.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) drops back to pass during the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 27th, 2015. (Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) drops back to pass during the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 27th, 2015. (Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans series history against Cleveland Browns

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game marks the 65th all-time meeting in the regular season between the Tennessee Titans and Cleveland Browns. In the previous 64 outings, the Browns own a 35-29 advantage, including separate nine- and six-game winning streaks by the Browns.

The Titans’ nine-game losing streak against the Browns from 1970-74 is tied for the longest in franchise history (Oakland, 1966-73).

Additionally, the clubs have played one playoff game, a 24-23 Wild Card win by the Oilers in 1988.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) catches a touchdown pass against the Cleveland Browns during the first half at LP Field on October 5th, 2014. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) catches a touchdown pass against the Cleveland Browns during the first half at LP Field on October 5th, 2014. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans series history against Houston Texans

 

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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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