Tennessee Titans (10-5) vs. Miami Dolphins (8-7)
Sunday, January 2nd, 2022 | Noon CT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: CBS
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans play their final home game of the regular season this week, welcoming the Miami Dolphins to Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, January 2nd.
The Titans are 10-5 with two games remaining on their schedule. They lead the AFC South by a game over the Indianapolis Colts (9-6) and also hold the tiebreaker based on a pair of head-to-head wins.
The Titans have a chance to win the organization’s first back-to-back division titles since the Oilers took the first three AFL Eastern division titles from 1960 to 1962. The last time the team went to the postseason in three consecutive years was during a franchise-record seven consecutive playoff appearances from 1987 to 1993.
Sunday’s contest will be regionally televised on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. The broadcast team includes play-by-play announcer Kevin Harlan, analyst Trent Green and reporter Melanie Collins.
Fans can live stream the broadcast on their mobile devices from the Titans Mobile App (iOS and Android), as well as on desktop computers and mobile web at TennesseeTitans.com. Restrictions apply. For information and more streaming options visit TennesseeTitans.com or NFL.com/ways-to-watch.
The Titans Radio Network and Nashville flagship 104.5 The Zone will carry the game across the Mid-South with the “Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith, analyst Dave McGinnis, sideline reporter Amie Wells and gameday host Rhett Bryan.
Additionally, Sports USA will broadcast the game to a national radio audience. Play-by-play announcer Eli Gold and analyst Doug Plank will have the call.
About the Tennessee Titans
Last week the Titans hosted the San Francisco 49ers in a Thursday night matchup and overcame a 10-point deficit in the second half to win 20-17. Randy Bullock delivered the game-winning, 44-yard field goal with four seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.
Wide receiver A.J. Brown, returning to action after missing three games on injured reserve, led the team with 145 yards on a career-high 11 receptions, including an 18-yard touchdown. He tallied eight catches on third down, six of which went for conversions.
Quarterback Ryan Tannehill passed for 209 yards and a touchdown with a 106.8 passer rating, and he added a 23-yard run to put Bullock in position for his game-winner.
This week, Tannehill is scheduled to make his first career appearance against the Dolphins, who made him a first-round pick in 2012. Over his seven seasons in Miami (2012-18), he started 88 games and threw for 20,434 yards and 123 touchdowns. When he was traded to Tennessee in 2019, Tannehill ranked second in franchise history behind Chad Pennington in career completion percentage (62.8) and passer rating (87.0).
About the Miami Dolphins
The Dolphins began their season with a 1-7 record in their first eight contests. Since then, however, they have won six consecutive games heading into their matchup with the New Orleans Saints on Monday night, December 27th.
Head coach Brian Flores is in his third season with the Dolphins after serving 15 seasons in the New England Patriots organization.
After starting in New England’s personnel department, where he worked with current Titans executive vice president/general manager Jon Robinson, his first season on the coaching staff was 2008, which was current Titans head coach Mike Vrabel’s final season as a player with the franchise.
Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has helped spearhead his team’s turnaround this season. He appeared in 10 of Miami’s first 14 games with nine starts, passing for 2,141 yards, 14 touchdowns and eight interceptions.