Topic: National Football League
Clarksville, TN – Prior to Saturday’s homecoming contest against Mercer, two people with deep ties to the Austin Peay State University athletics department will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Lunch in the Morgan University Center Ballroom.
Roy Gregory, former head football coach and longtime executive director for University Advancement, will receive the Outstanding Service Award, while former Austin Peay golfer Staci Lynch has been selected as the recipient of the Outstanding Young Alumna Award.
Nashville, TN – This week’s game will mark the 44th all-time contest between the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts. The Colts lead the series 29-14.
The Colts currently own a nine-game winning streak over the Titans, including sweeps in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. The last time the Titans won was October 30th, 2011. The nine-game losing streak is the Titans’ longest current winless skid against any NFL team.
Tennessee Titans (3-3) vs. Indianapolis Colts (2-4)
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (3-3) play their second of three consecutive home games this week, as they host the AFC South rival Indianapolis Colts (2-4). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 23rd.
This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Play-by-play announcer Spero Dedes will call the action alongside analyst Solomon Wilcots.
Nashville, TN – Cleveland Browns wide receiver Travis Benjamin scored three touchdowns, including a late 50-yard touchdown reception to seal a 28-14 win over the Tennessee Titans at FirstEnergy Stadium.
Benjamin’s three touchdowns all went for at least 50 yards—two on pass receptions and one on a punt return. His game totals included 115 yards on three catches and 154 yards on six punt returns.
In a battle of former Heisman Trophy winners, Cleveland quarterback Johnny Manziel completed eight of his 15 passes for 172 yards and did not throw an interception.
Nashville, TN – The National Football League, the NFL Players Association and the American Cancer Society are teaming up for the eighth year to support October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with “A Crucial Catch: Annual Screening Saves Lives,” campaign, reminding women about the importance of having a regular mammogram.
The Tennessee Titans will kick off breast cancer awareness month this week in a variety of ways, including honoring survivors on the field at the game.
Nashville, TN – This week’s game marks the 65th all-time meeting in the regular season between the Tennessee Titans and Cleveland Browns. In the previous 64 outings, the Browns own a 35-29 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 for the longest in franchise history (Oakland, 1966-73).
Additionally, the clubs have played one playoff game, a 24-23 Wild Card win by the Oilers in 1988.
Tennessee Titans (2-3) vs. Cleveland Browns (0-5)
Sunday, October 16th, 2016 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (2-3) play their first of three consecutive home games this week by hosting the Cleveland Browns (0-5). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 16th.
This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Play-by-play announcer Tom McCarthy will call the action alongside analyst Adam Archuleta.
The Titans Radio Network, including Nashville flagship 104.5 The Zone, will carry the game across the Mid-South with the “Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith, analyst Frank Wycheck, gameday host Rhett Bryan and sideline reporter Jonathan Hutton.
Nashville, TN – In their first game under interim head coach Dan Campbell, the Miami Dolphins built a commanding lead in the first half over the Tennessee Titans and never looked back, ultimately prevailing by a final score of 38-10.
The Dolphins defense rarely allowed the Titans and rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota to get comfortable. They forced a total of four turnovers – two fumbles and two interceptions – and sacked Titans quarterbacks six times, including five sacks in the first half. Left defensive end Cameron Wake was the primary antagonist, recording four sacks in the first half and forcing two fumbles, both of which were recovered by the Dolphins.
Tennessee Titans (1-3) at Miami Dolphins (1-3)
Sunday, October 9th, 2016 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-3) travel to South Florida this week to face the Miami Dolphins (1-3). Kickoff at Hard Rock Stadium (capacity 65,326) is scheduled for 12:00noon CDT on Sunday, October 9th.
This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Play-by-play announcer Andrew Catalon will call the action alongside analysts Steve Tasker and Steve Beuerlein. Chris Fischer will report from the sidelines.
Nashville, TN – The Houston Texans forced four turnovers and used three total touchdowns by quarterback Brandon Weeden to defeat the Tennessee Titans 34-6 at Nissan Stadium.
Weeden, who was in the lineup in place of regular starting quarterback Brian Hoyer (concussion/ankle), made his first start since being claimed off waivers by the Texans in November. He was efficient at Tennessee, completing 15 of 24 passes for 200 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He also rushed for a score.
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