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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 head to Texas to face the Houston Texans


Tennessee Titans (1-2) at Houston Texans (3-0)

Sunday, Sept. 30th, 2012 • Noon CDT • Reliant Stadium • Houston, Texas • TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, 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»

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Tennessee Titans Reach Roster Limit


Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans waived the following players to reach the NFL’s roster limit: WR Devin Aguilar, TE Brandon Barden, DT Zach Clayton, G Kyle DeVan, DT Lamar Divens, S Aaron Francisco, TE Cameron Graham, CB Chris Hawkins, G Michael Jasper, WR James Kirkendoll, FB Collin Mooney, C Chris Morris, WR Michael Preston, DE Malcolm Sheppard, S Tracy Wilson, WR DJ Woods.

Additionally, Tennessee placed the following players on injured reserve: DE Dave Ball, DE Leger Douzable, G Ryan Durand, LB Kevin Malast, CB Terrence Wheatley.

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Tennessee Titans visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Second Preseason Game Friday


Tennessee Titans (0-1) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0)

Friday, August 17th, 2012 • 6:30pm CDT • Raymond James Stadium • Tampa, FL • TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-1) continue the preseason this week at Tampa Bay, traveling to face the Buccaneers (1-0) at Raymond James Stadium (capacity 65,908). Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30pm CDT on Friday, August 17th.

The game will be televised regionally on the Titans Preseason TV Network, including flagship WKRN-Channel 2 in Nashville. Cory Curtis will handle play-by-play duties, while former Titans running back Eddie George and former Titans linebacker Keith Bulluck will provide analysis. Dawn Davenport will report from the sidelines. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans drop preseason opener to Seattle Seahawks 27-17


Tennessee TitansSeattle, WA – The Tennessee Titans traveled to the Seattle Seahawks for their first preseason game Saturday night. The Titans started out on the wrong foot as starting quarterback Matt Hasselbeck threw two interceptions in his limited time on the field. Hasselbeck was 4-5 passes for 45 yards.

“On the first play, I had a choice to take a shot down the field to Jared Cook or take a quick completion to Nate Washington on the left. I decided to throw to Nate, and it was kind of a freak thing,” stated Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck. “It reminded me of my first pass the last time I was in this stadium, which was intercepted against the Saints.  I remember Pete (Carroll) coming up to me after that pass and saying not to worry about it because we had the rest of the game to play.  It was disappointing it started that way, not at all how I envisioned it.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans re-sign Defensive End Dave Ball


Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans re-signed Defensive End Dave Ball today. A seven-year veteran of the league, Ball has spent the past four seasons with the Titans while totaling 51 games played, 15.5 sacks, 203 tackles and 43 quarterback pressures during his tenure with the club.

Last season, Ball registered 55 tackles, four sacks, 15 quarterback pressures and two forced fumbles in 14 games, including eight starts. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans finish 9-7 in Munchak’s First Season as Head Coach


Titans to pick 20th in NFL Draft
Free Agency begins March 13th

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – When Mike Munchak was hired as head coach of the Tennessee Titans on February 7th, 2011, an uncertain landscape awaited him. The franchise had only recently parted ways with the only head coach in its Tennessee history, and team owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. had already made the decision to begin anew at the quarterback position.

But the foremost concern on the mind of team management, players and fans alike was whether or not there would even be a football season.

A year later, on the heels of a 9-7 season in which the Titans narrowly missed out on a playoff berth, the franchise is once again enjoying stability and a sense of hope. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans Travel to Buffalo to take on the Bills


Tennessee Titans (6-5) at Buffalo Bills (5-6)
Sunday, December 4th, 2011 • Noon CST
Ralph Wilson Stadium • Orchard Park, NY • TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Titans (6-5) travel to Ralph Wilson Stadium (capacity 73,967) this week to face the Buffalo Bills (5-6). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, December 4th.

This week marks the 43rd all-time meeting in the historic rivalry between the Titans and Bills, including playoffs. The two clubs are still owned by the visionaries who founded their teams and helped launch the American Football League in 1960, Titans owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. and the Bills’ Ralph Wilson, Jr. They are the two enduring members of the original eight AFL owners commonly known as the “Foolish Club.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17 Sunday afternoon


Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With 3:01 left in the game, Matt Hasselbeck completes a 2-yard touchdown pass to Damian Williams to carry the Tennessee Titans past the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17 Sunday afternoon.

Chris Johnson carried the ball 23 times for a season-high 190 yards against the Buccaneers for an average of 8.3 yards per carry. It was the third-highest rushing yardage total in his four-year career, and the performance ranks 13th in franchise history. His 190 yards also is the fourth-highest total in the NFL in 2011. «Read the rest of this article»

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Early Penalties Set Tone in the Tennesse Titans 23-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons


Tennessee TitansAtlanta, GA – The Titans’ present — and playoff hopes — took a hit with a 23-17 loss to the Falcons Sunday, but young players on Tennessee delivered sparks that forecasted a bright future.

Rookie first-round draft pick Jake Locker relieved veteran Matt Hasselbeck (strained elbow) late in the third quarter with Tennessee trailing by 20. Locker showed composure, however, in leading the Titans to touchdowns twice in the three possessions he had at the Georgia Dome.

Rookie fourth-round draft pick Colin McCarthy relieved veteran middle linebacker Barrett Ruud in the second quarter, and finished with a team-high 10 tackles, including three for loss, and forced a fumble by Michael Turner that kept the Titans in the game. Will Witherspoon recovered the fumble, giving the Titans the ball at their own 14-yard-line. «Read the rest of this article»

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