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Tennessee Titans history against the Detroit Lions

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s Tennessee Titans-Detroit Lions matchup is the 12th all-time meeting between the Titans and Lions. In the 11 previous bouts with the Lions, the Titans hold an 8-3 record.

The Titans have won the last four matchups, including victories in 2001, the 2004 season finale, a Thanksgiving game in 2008 and an overtime thriller at Nissan Stadium in 2012.

The 2008 contest marked the Titans’ first appearance at Ford Field, which opened in 2002.

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Tennessee Titans last game against Minnesota Vikings

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – In Week 5 of the 2012 season, the Minnesota Vikings controlled play from both sides of the line of scrimmage against the Tennessee Titans in a 30-7 win at Mall of America Field.

Christian Ponder passed for 258 yards and two touchdowns for the Vikings, and the aerial assault was complemented by 175 rushing yards.

Adrian Peterson led the way with 88 yards on 17 carries (5.2 avg.).

However, it was wide receiver Percy Harvin who was arguably the biggest antagonist. He recorded a game-high 108 yards on eight receptions, including a touchdown. He also rushed for one of Minnesota’s three touchdowns.

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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 series history with Carolina Panthers

 

Tennessee Titans play Carolina Panthers Saturday afternoon at Nissan Stadium

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have played fewer games against the Carolina Panthers than any other NFL team. There have been just five regular season matchups and one preseason meeting (2010) since the Panthers began play as an expansion team in 1995.

The Titans won three consecutive regular season games in the series after losing the initial meeting, but the Panthers bounced back with a 27-10 win at Nissan Stadium in 2015.

In the only preseason game between the teams, the Panthers defeated the Titans 15-7 at Bank of America Stadium on August 28th, 2010.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) rolls out of the pocket chased by Carolina Panthers defensive end Jared Allen (69) during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) rolls out of the pocket chased by Carolina Panthers defensive end Jared Allen (69) during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans kickoff Preseason at Nissan Stadium against San Diego Chargers

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) vs. San Diego Chargers (0-0)

Saturday, August 13th, 2016 | 7:00pm CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-0) begin the 2016 preseason this week against the San Diego Chargers (0-0). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Saturday, August 13th. The contest is a preview of the two teams’ November 6th regular season meeting in San Diego.

The game will be televised regionally on the Titans Preseason TV Network, including flagship WKRN News 2 in Nashville.

Quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) and the Tennessee Titans take on the San Diego Chargers Saturday, August 13th at Nissan Stadium to begin preseason. (Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports)

Quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) and the Tennessee Titans take on the San Diego Chargers Saturday, August 13th at Nissan Stadium to begin preseason. (Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports)

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Colby Wilson’s Braves Report: Out of the Desert

 

Atlanta BravesClarksville, TN – It was hard not to feel as though Christmas had come early when news of the Shelby Miller deal broke.

A Dansby Swanson? All for me? And an Aaron Blair for my pitching collection? And wow… an Ender Inciarte! I’ve never had one of those! Oh here, I got you a Shelby Miller… slightly used. Hmm, I feel kinda bad about that now. Want a gift card?

If I knew any Diamonbacks fans, I probably would’ve felt bad for them. They’ve now mortgaged three first-round picks—including Swanson, the No. 1 overall in 2015—and a legitimately exciting defensive outfielder for Shelby Miller, a marginal pitching prospect and the right not to pay Bronson Arroyo any more money. The franchise is going for it, which is an exciting phrase to hear—it was also the same phrase Braves fans heard when Atlanta acquired the Upton’s, and that didn’t turn out all that well.

The Atlanta Braves trade pitcher Shelby Miller to the Arizona Diamondbacks for outfielder Ender Inciarte along with minor-league prospects Dansby Swanson and Aaron Blair. (Brett Davis-  USA TODAY Sports)

The Atlanta Braves trade pitcher Shelby Miller to the Arizona Diamondbacks for outfielder Ender Inciarte along with minor-league prospects Dansby Swanson and Aaron Blair. (Brett Davis- USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans travel to New York Jets Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (3-9) at New York Jets (7-5)

Sunday, December 13th, 2015 | Noon CST
East Rutherford, NJ | MetLife Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (3-9) travel to face the New York Jets (7-5) this week in their first of two consecutive road games against AFC East foes. Kickoff at MetLife Stadium (capacity 82,500) is scheduled for 1:00pm EST/noon CST on Sunday, December 13th.

This will be the first time the Titans play the Jets at MetLife Stadium, which opened in 2010. They have won at the venue, however, defeating the New York Giants there on September 26th, 2010. The last time the Titans visited the Jets was Week 3 of 2009 in the final year of Giants Stadium’s existence.

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) scores a touchdown against Jacksonville Jaguars strong safety Johnathan Cyprien (37) during the first half at Memorial Gym. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) scores a touchdown against Jacksonville Jaguars strong safety Johnathan Cyprien (37) during the first half at Memorial Gym. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans take on unbeaten Carolina Panthers Sunday at Nissan Stadium

 

Tennessee Titans (2-6) vs. Carolina Panthers (8-0)

Sunday, November 15th, 2015 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (2-6) return to Nissan Stadium this week to face the undefeated Carolina Panthers (8-0). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 15th.

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 tight end Delanie Walker (82) makes a 2-yard touchdown catch while defended by New Orleans Saints strong safety Jamarca Sanford (33) in the second quarter of their game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) makes a 2-yard touchdown catch while defended by New Orleans Saints strong safety Jamarca Sanford (33) in the second quarter of their game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports)

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