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Monday, November 17th, 2014 | 7:30pm CST
Nashville, TN – This week the national spotlight descends upon Tennessee as the Titans (2-7) host the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4) on Monday Night Football. It is the 77th all-time meeting between the former division rivals. Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:30pm CST on Monday, November 17th.
ESPN will broadcast the game to a national television audience. The telecast can be seen locally in Nashville on WKRN News 2. Mike Tirico will handle play-by-play duties, while Jon Gruden provides analysis and Lisa Salters reports from the sidelines.
Nashville, TN – A year after fielding the 27th-ranked defensive unit in the NFL, the Tennessee Titans finished 14th in the NFL in 2013 and were 11th best in defending the pass. On third down, the defense allowed conversions on only 34.3 percent of plays, which was good for seventh in the league.
Helped by a consistent secondary that featured cornerbacks Jason McCourty and Alterraun Verner, as well as Bernard Pollard and Michael Griffin at safety, the Titans’ 15 touchdown passes allowed were the least in the NFL. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (7-9) beat the Houston Texans (2-14) 16-10 Sunday at LP Field. Down by six with 1:06 remaining, Houston had the ball on their own 9 yard line. On the first play of the drive, Matt Schaub’s pass to wide receiver Keshawn Martin is intercepted by Titan’s safety Michael Griffin at the Houston 39 yard line sealing the win for Tennessee.
Houston started the game by taking their opening drive 63 yards for a touchdown. The drive was capped off by 3 yard touchdown run by Jonathan Grimes. It was Grimes’ first NFL touchdown of his career.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (4-6) got out to a fast start jumping out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts (7-3) Sunday at LP Field. The Titans went in a half time winning 17-6. The Colts rallied in the third quarter putting up 17 unanswered points and taking a lead they would not relinquish on their way to a 30-27 win over the Titans.
Tennessee scored touchdowns on their first two drives of the game both coming at the hands of Chris Johnson. The first was a 30 yard run and the second a 7 yard run by Johnson.
Tennessee Titans (4-5) vs. Indianapolis Colts (6-3)
Thursday, November 14th, 2013 | 7:25pm CST
Nashville, TN – This week the national spotlight descends upon Tennessee as the Titans (4-5) host the first-place Indianapolis Colts (6-3) on Thursday Night Football. Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:25pm CST on Thursday, November 14th.
The two clubs are separated in the AFC South standings by two games. They play twice in the next three weeks, with the rematch scheduled for Sunday, December 1st at Indianapolis.
Tennessee Titans (4-4) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (0-8)
Sunday, November 10th, 2013 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (4-4) play their first of two consecutive home games against an AFC South rival, welcoming the Jacksonville Jaguars (0-8) to LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff in the is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 10th.
The Jaguars are the Titans’ longest-standing division rival. In 37 all-time meetings, including playoffs,
Nashville, TN – Chris Johnson broke lose for 150 yards on 23 carries to propel the Tennessee Titans to a 28-21 victory over the St. Louis Rams. Johnson also had 2 touchdown runs on the day including a 19 yard scamper late in the fourth quarter that sealed the win for the Titans.
“CJ is a special runner, and we think we have a good offensive line, but we just weren’t having results. To watch it finally come together, I didn’t think it was going to take this long, but I am glad it happened. He had a game like we thought he could have, I thought he ran very well,” stated Titans head coach Mike Munchak.
Nashville, TN – Football critics had the Pittsburgh Steelers winning this one. The Steelers had not lost a home opener since September 15th, 2002. The Tennessee Titans had other plans.
The game did not start well for Tennessee. During the opening kickoff, Pittsburgh kicker Shaun Suisham lands a kick on the Titans 1 yard line. Tennessee kick returner Darius Reynaud just crossed the plane of the goal line to retrieve the ball, where he took a knee in the end zone and gets tackled for a safety.
Nashville, TN – While the Tennessee Titans did experience significant roster turnover during the spring, they are not without a young and vital returning nucleus.
On offense, Chris Johnson leads the running backs group once again. Now in his sixth NFL season, Johnson’s 6,888 rushing yards from 2008–2012 ranked second in the league and ranked sixth in NFL history for a player’s initial five campaigns.
San Diego, CA – Antonio Gates may have been sidelined with sore ribs, but that did not slow the San Diego Chargers Sunday. Dante Rosario stepped in and had a career day fueling the Chargers to a 38-10 win over the Tennessee Titans.
Rosario scored twice in the first quarter. The first on a 11 yard pass from Philip Rivers and the second on a 4 yard pass. This put the Chargers up 14-0 over the Titans. Rosario ended the day catching four passes for 48 yards and three touchdowns. «Read the rest of this article»
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