Topic: Miami Dolphins
Titans to pick 20th in NFL Draft
Nashville, TN – When Mike Munchak was hired as head coach of theon 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»
Nashville, TN – Thenamed Brett Maxie secondary coach.
Maxie joins the Titans after spending four seasons with the Dallas Cowboys in the same role. He has 14 seasons of NFL coaching experience, including stops at Miami, Atlanta, San Francisco and Carolina.
“What stood out to me was his diverse experience as a player and a coach,” said Titans head coach Mike Munchak. “He has worked with some really good coordinators from a variety of backgrounds. He is a detailed guy who has had a lot of success as a coach and a player. We were aware that his contract had expired, and I talked to a number of people around the league about him and heard nothing but positive things, which is a rarity in this league.” «Read the rest of this article»
New York, NY – The Indianapolis Colts own the No. 1 pick of the 2012 National Football League Draft, which will be held on April 26th-28th.
The order of the first round of the 2012 Draft was announced by the NFL.
The NFL Draft will kick off in primetime for the third consecutive year. The first round will be held on Thursday, April 26th at 8:00pm ET. The second and third rounds are set for Friday, April 27th at 7:00pm ET. Rounds four through seven will be held on Saturday, April 28th at noon ET. «Read the rest of this article»
New York, NY - The opponents for all 2012 regular-season games have been determined and a complete list of each team’s home and away matchups was issued by the NFL.
The scheduling formula implemented in 2002 with realignment guarantees that all teams play each other on a regular, rotating basis. After the 2008 season, a decision was made to continue with the same rotation in 2010 and beyond. «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»
Nashville, TN – Titans quarterback Jake Locker is a finalist for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week honors for his two-touchdown performance in Tennessee’s 23-17 loss in Atlanta on Sunday.
With starting quarterback Matt Hasselbeck leaving the game in the second half with an elbow injury, Locker saw action for the third time this season and led two touchdown drives in three total series.
After taking the field with 2:57 on the clock in the third quarter, he threw an incompletion to Damian Williams and completed an eight-yard pass to Jared Cook. On his third play, he found Nate Washington for a 40-yard touchdown pass. «Read the rest of this article»
(2-1) at Cleveland Browns (2-1)
Nashville, TN – Coming off two consecutive victories at home, the Tennessee Titans (2-1) go on the road this week to face the Cleveland Browns (2-1). Kickoff at Cleveland Browns Stadium (capacity 73,300) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 2nd.
The Titans and Browns, two former AFC Central Division rivals, will meet for the 61st time in the regular season. The Browns hold a 33-27 advantage in the previous 60 contests. Since realignment in 2002, which sent the Titans to the AFC South and the Browns to the AFC North, they have played three times. Most recently, the Titans were able to clinch a division title in Week 14 of the 2008 campaign with a 28-9 defeat of the Browns at LP Field. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Theagreed to terms on a contract with WR Kevin Curtis.
An eight-year veteran, Curtis (6-0, 186) has totaled 253 receptions, 3,297 yards and 20 touchdowns in 81 NFL games. Curtis was originally drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft from Utah State. He spent four seasons with the Rams before playing three seasons in Philadelphia. Last year, he played two games with the Miami Dolphins. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (5-4) play their first home game in nearly a month this week, as they host the Washington Redskins (4-5) at LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 21st.
The Titans enter the game with a 12-game winning streak against teams from the NFC. The streak already is the longest in franchise history and the longest current streak in the NFL. Adding one more victory to the run would put the Titans in a tie with the 1978-81 Miami Dolphins and 1987-90 New Orleans Saints for the second-longest interconference winning streak since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, behind only the 2005-09 Patriots’ streak of 17 non-conference wins. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (5-3) return from their bye this week with a trip to Miami to face the Dolphins (4-4). Kickoff at Sun Life Stadium (capacity 75,192) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 14th.
The Titans have won their first game after their bye in each of the last four seasons. Under head coach Jeff Fisher, the team is 9-6 all-time in post-bye contests.
The Titans are 15-17 all-time against the Dolphins, including a 27-24 overtime win on December 20th last year at LP Field. In that game, the Titans took an 18-point lead in the second half, but the Dolphins came back to tie the game 24-24 in the the final two minutes of regulation. However, an interception by Titans safety Michael Griffin in overtime led to a game-winning 46-yard field goal by Rob Bironas. «Read the rest of this article»
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