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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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Series History between Tennessee Titans and San Francisco 49ers

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – In total, the Tennessee Titans and San Francisco 49ers have met only 13 times since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970. The 49ers lead the series 8-5, although the Titans won two of the three most recent clashes.

This is the first appearance for the Titans franchise at Levi’s Stadium, which opened in 2014. The last time the Titans traveled to San Francisco was November 8th, 2009 at Candlestick Park. They escaped with a 34-27 victory, thanks in large part to scoring 24 points off four turnovers. Chris Johnson scored two touchdowns and totaled 135 yards on a then-career-high 25 carries.

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Tennessee Titans Series History against Arizona Cardinals

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game renews a rare rivalry between the Tennessee Titans and the Arizona Cardinals. Of all opponents that have been in existence since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, the Cardinals have played the Oilers/Titans the fewest amount of times—10 games total. The Cardinals lead the series 6-4, including a win in the most recent matchup in 2013.

There have been just three Titans-Cardinals games (2005 and 2009) between the clubs in their current incarnations—the Cardinals played in St. Louis from 1960-87 (they played in Chicago prior to that), and the Titans were the Houston Oilers (1960-96) and Tennessee Oilers (1997-98) prior to taking their current name in 1999.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) rushes against Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker Daryl Washington (58) during the first half at LP Field on December 15th, 2013. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) rushes against Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker Daryl Washington (58) during the first half at LP Field on December 15th, 2013. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers for Thursday Night Football

 

Tennessee Titans (6-3) at Pittsburgh Steelers (7-2)

Thursday, November 16th, 2017 | 8:25pm EST/7:25pm CST
Pittsburgh, PA | Heinz Field | TV: NBC/NFLN/Amazon

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (6-3) take a four-game winning streak into Pittsburgh this week. They face the Steelers (7-2) in a nationally televised Thursday night game at Heinz Field (capacity 68,400). Kickoff is scheduled for 8:25pm EST/7:25pm CST on November 16th, 2017.

This week’s game will be televised across the country on NFL Network and NBC, including Nashville NBC affiliate WSMV-TV 4. Additionally, the broadcast will stream live on Amazon Prime.

Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray (29) reaches past the goal line for the winning touchdown during the second half at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray (29) reaches past the goal line for the winning touchdown during the second half at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Series History between Tennessee Titans and Cleveland Browns

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game marks the 66th all-time meeting in the regular season between the Tennessee Titans and Cleveland Browns. In the previous 65 outings, the Browns own a 35-30 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 (Oakland, 1966-73) for the second-longest in franchise history.

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

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) carries the ball in the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Nissan Stadium on October 16th, 2016. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) carries the ball in the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Nissan Stadium on October 16th, 2016. (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 History against the 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 6, 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 6, 2013. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans last game against the Denver Broncos

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Broncos scored 31 points in the second half to give them a 51-28 victory over the Titans at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Titans led at one point in the first half 21-10, but after that, the Broncos scored 24 unanswered points. Denver scored on each of its last seven possessions, excluding a final set of kneel-downs at the end of the game.

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning completed 39 of 59 passes for 397 yards and four touchdowns without throwing an interception. He accounted for the second-highest number of attempts and completions against the Titans in the franchise’s history, behind only a 40-of-61 performance by Colt McCoy on October 2nd, 2011.

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. (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. (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans history against the Chicago Bears

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – There have been only 11 all-time meetings in the regular season between the Tennessee Titans and the Chicago Bears. The Bears lead the series 6-5. The visiting team has won the last four meetings in the series, dating back to 1998.

Most recently, the Bears visited Tennessee on November 4th, 2012 and left with a 51-20 victory. Their point total remains the most ever scored by a visiting team at Nissan Stadium. In the win, quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Brandon Marshall connected for three touchdown passes.

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Tennessee Titans last game against San Diego Chargers

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Jake Locker completed a 34-yard touchdown pass to Justin Hunter with 15 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, giving the Tennessee Titans a dramatic 20-17 win over the San Diego Chargers at Nissan Stadium (then LP Field).

The Titans scored 10 points in the final six-and-a-half minutes, beginning with a 37-yard field goal by Rob Bironas that cut San Diego’s lead to 17-13.

The Chargers then ran nearly four minutes off the clock with six consecutive running plays. But a holding penalty helped stall the drive, and Mike Scifres was brought on to punt.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker completed 23 of 37 passes for 299 yards against the San Diego Chargers September 22nd, 2013 at Nissan Stadium (LP Field). (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker completed 23 of 37 passes for 299 yards against the San Diego Chargers September 22nd, 2013 at Nissan Stadium (LP Field). (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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