Topic: Bruce Matthews
Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 • Noon CT
Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (4-7) play their second of three consecutive games against AFC South opponents, as they host the division-leading Houston Texans (10-1). Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CT on Sunday, December 2nd.
The clubs played their first of two annual contests on September 30th at Reliant Stadium. The Texans prevailed by a final score of 38-14, despite 141 rushing yards by Titans running back Chris Johnson—his first of four 100-yard efforts over the last eight games. «Read the rest of this article»
(1-2) at Houston Texans (3-0)
Sunday, Sept. 30th, 2012 • Noon CDT • Reliant Stadium • Houston, Texas • TV: CBS
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-2) play their first divisional game of the season this week, traveling to Houston to face the reigning AFC South Champion Houston Texans (3-0).
Kickoff at Reliant Stadium (capacity 71,054) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, September 30th. In 20 all-time meetings between the two clubs, the Titans hold a 14-6 advantage, including a 23-22 win in the 2011 regular season finale (January 1st). The rivals split the series in each of the last four seasons. «Read the rest of this article»
Third-leading tackler in franchise history signs contract to end career with Titans
Nashville, TN – Linebacker Keith Bulluck announced his retirement from the NFL today as a member of the.
Bulluck, who played a total of 11 seasons with the Titans (2000–2009) and New York Giants (2010), signed a contract with the Titans and will formally submit his retirement to the NFL tomorrow.
“Growing up as a foster kid from the age of 12 to 18 in Rockland County (N.Y.), playing football at the collegiate and professional levels was a dream I always had,” Bulluck said. “I earned opportunities to play for Syracuse University, the Tennessee Titans and my hometown New York Giants, and my upbringing allowed me to develop the focus and determination I needed to be successful at each level. I’ve been blessed and am very thankful to my university and these great organizations for allowing me to showcase my talents on and off the field.” «Read the rest of this article»
(8-7) vs. Houston Texans (10-5)
Nashville, TN – Entering the final week of the regular season, the Tennessee Titans (8-7) are still alive in the playoff race. They travel this week to face the AFC South Champion Houston Texans (10-5) at Reliant Stadium (capacity 71,054). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CST on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st.
In the Titans’ Week 7 loss to the Texans, they fell behind early and were never able to make up lost ground. The Texans scored 27 unanswered points before quarterback Matt Hasselbeck completed a five-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jared Cook for Tennessee’s only score.
Texans quarterback Matt Schaub passed for 296 yards and two touchdowns in leading his team to victory. Meanwhile, running back Arian Foster delivered 115 rushing yards and 119 receiving yards and three total touchdowns. «Read the rest of this article»
(3-2) vs. Houston Texans (3-3)
Nashville, TN – With first place in the AFC South at stake, the Titans host the Houston Texans this week at LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 23rd. Ten seasons into the rivalry, this week’s matchup is the first-ever meeting between the Titans and Texans with sole possession of first place on the line.
The Titans, who have played one fewer game than the Texans, currently sit atop the division standings at 3-2. Tennessee was off last week with a bye. The Texans are 3-3 after dropping their last two games to the Oakland Raiders and Baltimore Ravens. The Jacksonville Jaguars (1-5) and Indianapolis Colts (0-6) reside in third and fourth place in the division, respectively. «Read the rest of this article»
Head Coach Mike Munchak
Nashville, TN – Opening Remarks – I just want to say it was a great day. We had two practices, a lot of great effort, a lot of energy, a lot of excitement, really good tempo. We had the 40-second clock going and Chris Palmer kept them honest so we got done a little bit early for our first day. So there were a lot of good things to watch.
Like I said, we had a good practice in the morning in the bubble. We got a lot done there with no helmets and this afternoon you saw the energy here. So, really a great start for us for guys that haven’t been out here and together for a long time and you wouldn’t think it, so it was really a good step for us. «Read the rest of this article»
76th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting
Nashville, TN – The Titans own the eighth overall selection and a total of nine picks in the 76th NFL Draft, a three-day event that begins April 28th and lasts seven rounds.
The NFL will conduct the draft from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, while Titans personnel will be headquartered at Baptist Sports Park in Nashville.
Nashville, TN – Thehired another one of their own, as they named former Titan/Oiler and Hall of Famer Bruce Matthews as their new offensive line coach.
Matthews joins the Titans coaching staff after spending the last two seasons as an offensive assistant for the Houston Texans. He re-joins the franchise where he was one of the most decorated offensive linemen to ever play in the NFL. Matthews played 19 seasons for the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans, earning 14 consecutive Pro Bowl selections and nine first-team All Pro honors. He played all five positions on the offensive line during his tenure with the team and was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007, in his first year of eligibility. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Thehave hired Mike Munchak to become the 16th head coach in franchise history and the first who was a former player for the team.
“This is a special day for this franchise as one of our former players takes over the team as the head coach,” said Titans Owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. “Mike has been successful at everything he has been associated with at our franchise and I have no reason to believe that he won’t be successful as our head coach. He earned Hall of Fame distinction as a player and yearly he has been one of the best offensive line coaches in the NFL. He understands where we have been and knows where we need to go.” «Read the rest of this article»
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