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Tennessee Titans history against the Chicago Bears

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – There have been only 11 all-time meetings in the regular season between the Tennessee Titans and the Chicago Bears. The Bears lead the series 6-5. The visiting team has won the last four meetings in the series, dating back to 1998.

Most recently, the Bears visited Tennessee on November 4th, 2012 and left with a 51-20 victory. Their point total remains the most ever scored by a visiting team at Nissan Stadium. In the win, quarterback Jay Cutler and wide receiver Brandon Marshall connected for three touchdown passes.

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Tennessee Titans on the road this week to take on Chicago Bears

 

Tennessee Titans (5-6) vs. Chicago Bears (2-8)

Sunday, November 27th, 2016 | Noon CST
Chicago, IL | Soldier Field | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (5-6) travel to face the Chicago Bears (2-8). Kickoff at Soldier Field (capacity 61,500) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 27th.

The Titans have not played a regular season game at Soldier Field since 2008, and prior to that, the last time the franchise played there was 1995. They are 3-2 all-time at the historic venue, which opened in 1924.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes the ball in the first quarter the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. (Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes the ball in the first quarter the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. (Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports)

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A Look at Thanksgivings Beginnings

 

ThanksgivingClarksville, TN – People have given thanks for many reasons throughout history. Thanks is given often in joyful celebration and sometimes in solemn, even prayerful, ceremony.

The United States has come to observe a national holiday for giving thanks for hundreds of years.

It is a time to celebrate family and friends, the arrival of crisp fall weather, the turning of the leaves, football, turkey, cornbread dressing and pumpkin pie.

The First Thanksgiving 1621

The First Thanksgiving 1621

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Tennessee Titans history against Indianapolis Colts

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game will mark the 45th all-time contest between the Tennessee Titans and the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts lead the series 30-14.

The Colts currently own a 10-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 10-game losing streak is the Titans’ longest current winless skid against any NFL team.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) drops back to pass during the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 28th, 2014. (Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (12) drops back to pass during the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 28th, 2014. (Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols Football plays Missouri Saturday at Neyland Stadium

 

Tennessee vs. Missouri

Saturday, November 18th, 2016 | 2:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Neyland Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee celebrates Senior Day on Saturday as it closes out its home schedule against Missouri at 2:30pm CT at Neyland Stadium.

Saturday’s game will be broadcast on CBS with Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson in the booth and Allie LaForce reporting from the sidelines.

Tennessee (7-3, 3-3 SEC) will be making its fifth appearance on the SEC on CBS Game of the Week this season, its most since 1998 when it made six regular season appearances on the network. Earlier this season, the Vols are the first team in history to be featured on CBS in four straight weeks.

Tennessee Volunteers running back Alvin Kamara (6) runs for a touchdown against the Kentucky Wildcats during the fourth quarter at Neyland Stadium. Tennessee won 49 to 36. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers running back Alvin Kamara (6) runs for a touchdown against the Kentucky Wildcats during the fourth quarter at Neyland Stadium. Tennessee won 49 to 36. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans head to Indianapolis Colts, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (5-5) vs. Indianapolis Colts (4-5)

Sunday, November 20th, 2016 | 1:00pm EST/Noon CST
Indianapolis, IN | Lucas Oil Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (5-5) play their first of two consecutive road games, traveling to face the division-rival Indianapolis Colts (4-5). Kickoff at Lucas Oil Stadium (capacity 63,000) is scheduled for 1:00pm EST/noon CST on Sunday, November 20th.

The Titans and Colts are each hoping to gain ground or at minimum keep pace with the first-place Houston Texans, who lead the AFC South with a record of 6-3. The Texans travel to Mexico City this week to play the Oakland Raiders on Monday night.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs for a short gain during the second half against the Green Bay Packers at Nissan Stadium. The Titans won 47-25. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs for a short gain during the second half against the Green Bay Packers at Nissan Stadium. The Titans won 47-25. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans clash with the Green Bay Packers at Nissan Stadium, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (4-5) vs. Green Bay Packers (4-4)

Sunday, November 13th, 2016 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium |TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (4-5) host the Green Bay Packers (4-4) in a regular season game for the first time since 2008. Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 13th.

This is the Packers’ third visit in the regular season to Nissan Stadium since the venue opened in 1999. The Titans won the first two such outings, which took place in 2001 and 2008.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) dives in for a third quarter touchdown as San Diego Chargers free safety Dwight Lowery (20) defends at Qualcomm Stadium. (Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) dives in for a third quarter touchdown as San Diego Chargers free safety Dwight Lowery (20) defends at Qualcomm Stadium. (Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans last game against San Diego Chargers

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Jake Locker completed a 34-yard touchdown pass to Justin Hunter with 15 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, giving the Tennessee Titans a dramatic 20-17 win over the San Diego Chargers at Nissan Stadium (then LP Field).

The Titans scored 10 points in the final six-and-a-half minutes, beginning with a 37-yard field goal by Rob Bironas that cut San Diego’s lead to 17-13.

The Chargers then ran nearly four minutes off the clock with six consecutive running plays. But a holding penalty helped stall the drive, and Mike Scifres was brought on to punt.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker completed 23 of 37 passes for 299 yards against the San Diego Chargers September 22nd, 2013 at Nissan Stadium (LP Field). (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker completed 23 of 37 passes for 299 yards against the San Diego Chargers September 22nd, 2013 at Nissan Stadium (LP Field). (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans series history against the San Diego Chargers

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans and San Diego Chargers share a long and storied history. The two teams, founding members of the American Football League who originally existed as the Houston Oilers and Los Angeles Chargers, have met 44 times since 1960. The Chargers lead the series 26-17-1.

On September 18th, 1960, the two clubs met for the Oilers’ inaugural home game at Houston’s Jeppesen Stadium. The Oilers won that match-up 38-28.

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Tennessee Titans head to San Diego to face the Chargers, Saturday

 

Tennessee Titans (4-4) vs. San Diego Chargers (3-5)

Sunday, November 6th, 2016 | 3:25pm CST/1:25pm PST
San Diego, CA | Qualcomm Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (4-4) begin the second half of their season with a trip to take on the San Diego Chargers (3-5). Kickoff at Qualcomm Stadium (capacity 70,000) is scheduled for 3:25pm CST/1:25pm PST on Sunday, November 6th.

If the Titans can find a way to win in San Diego, where success has eluded the franchise since 1990, they would own four wins over a five-game span. The last time they could lay claim to such a run was 2010.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) catches a touchdown pass behind coverage by Jacksonville Jaguars safety Tashaun Gipson (39) in the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) catches a touchdown pass behind coverage by Jacksonville Jaguars safety Tashaun Gipson (39) in the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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