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Tennessee Titans last game against Minnesota Vikings

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – In what became a tale of two halves, the Tennessee Titans dropped a 25-16 decision to the Minnesota Vikings in the season opener at Nissan Stadium. Despite holding a 10-0 halftime lead, three second-half turnovers by the Titans, two of which were returned for scores, allowed the Vikings to take control late in the game.

Tennessee took an early lead in the first quarter on a 28-yard field goal by K Ryan Succop, and then constructed a 13-play, 73-yard drive late in the second quarter, capped by a six-yard touchdown pass from QB Marcus Mariota to RB DeMarco Murray.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Tajae Sharpe (19) is tackled by Minnesota Vikings cornerback Jabari Price (25) after catching a pass during the second half at Nissan Stadium on September 11th, 2016. Minnesota won 25-16. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Tajae Sharpe (19) is tackled by Minnesota Vikings cornerback Jabari Price (25) after catching a pass during the second half at Nissan Stadium on September 11th, 2016. Minnesota won 25-16. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans on the Road Sunday to face Oakland Raiders

 

Tennessee Titans (7-5) at Oakland Raiders (6-6)

Sunday, December 8th, 2019 | 1:25pm PST/3:25pm CST
Oakland, CA | Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With four games remaining in the regular season and the Tennessee Titans (7-5) one game out of first place in the AFC South, they take a three-game winning streak on the road this week to face the Oakland Raiders (6-6). Kickoff at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (capacity 55,997) is scheduled for 1:25pm PST/3:25pm CST on Sunday, December 8th.

This week marks the final scheduled appearance by the Titans in Oakland. The Raiders are set to begin playing games at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas in 2020.

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Tennessee Titans face Detroit Lions at Ford Field Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (0-1) at Detroit Lions (1-0)

Sunday, September 18th, 2016 | 1:00pm EDT/Noon CDT
Detroit, MI | Ford Field | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-1) play their first road game of the regular season this week, traveling to take on the Detroit Lions (1-0). Kickoff at Ford Field (capacity 64,500) is scheduled for 1:00pm EDT/noon CDT on Sunday, September 18th.

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.

Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray (29) leaps over Minnesota Vikings cornerback Terence Newman (23) for a touchdown during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray (29) leaps over Minnesota Vikings cornerback Terence Newman (23) for a touchdown during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans last game against Minnesota Vikings

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – In Week 5 of the 2012 season, the Minnesota Vikings controlled play from both sides of the line of scrimmage against the Tennessee Titans in a 30-7 win at Mall of America Field.

Christian Ponder passed for 258 yards and two touchdowns for the Vikings, and the aerial assault was complemented by 175 rushing yards.

Adrian Peterson led the way with 88 yards on 17 carries (5.2 avg.).

However, it was wide receiver Percy Harvin who was arguably the biggest antagonist. He recorded a game-high 108 yards on eight receptions, including a touchdown. He also rushed for one of Minnesota’s three touchdowns.

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Series History between Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) vs. Minnesota Vikings (0-0)

Sunday, September 11th, 2016 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans and Minnisota Vikings have met just 12 times in the regular season. The Vikings lead the series 8-4, including wins by the Vikings in the last four meetings at Mall of America Field.

The Titans and Vikings have opened the regular season against each other on one prior occasion. In 1989, the Vikings hosted and defeated the then-Oilers on Kickoff Weekend by a final score of 38-7. It was the first of 10 victories during the regular season for the eventual NFC Central Champion Vikings.

Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Zach Clayton (69) sacks Minnesota Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson (4) in the third quarter at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. Vikings win 24-23 on August 29th, 2013. (Bruce Kluckhohn - USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Zach Clayton (69) sacks Minnesota Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson (4) in the third quarter at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. Vikings win 24-23 on August 29th, 2013. (Bruce Kluckhohn – USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans face Minnesota Vikings at Nissan Stadium to begin NFL season

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) vs. Minnesota Vikings (0-0)

Sunday, September 11th, 2016 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-0) open the regular season this week by hosting the defending NFC North Champion Minnesota Vikings (0-0). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, September 11th.

The Titans, who carry into the game a three-game winning streak on opening day, are 30-26 all-time as a franchise in Week 1, including a 5-3 Kickoff Weekend record at Nissan Stadium.

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (2) scores a touchdown during the first half against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium. (Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (2) scores a touchdown during the first half against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium. (Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans take on Minnesota Vikings at Nissan Stadium Thursday night

 

Tennessee Titans (1-2) vs. Minnesota Vikings (4-0)

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 | 7:00pm CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-2) close their 2015 preseason schedule this week at home against the Minnesota Vikings (4-0). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Thursday, September 3rd.

The game will be televised regionally on the Titans Preseason TV Network, including flagship WKRN-News 2 in Nashville. Play-by-play announcer Cory Curtis and analyst Eddie George will call the action, while Dawn Davenport will report from the sidelines.

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) carries the ball against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first half at Arrowhead Stadium. (John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) carries the ball against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first half at Arrowhead Stadium. (John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans face Minnesota Vikings at LP Field Thursday in final preseason game

 

Tennessee Titans (2-1) vs. Minnesota Vikings (3-0)

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 | 7:00pm CDT
Nashville, TN | LP Field | TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (2-1) conclude their preseason this week at home against the Minnesota Vikings (3-0). Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Thursday, August 28th.

The game will be televised regionally on the Titans Preseason TV Network, including flagship WKRN-Channel 2 in Nashville.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) attempts a pass against the Atlanta Falcons in the first quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome last week. (Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) attempts a pass against the Atlanta Falcons in the first quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome last week. (Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports)

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A look back at the Tennessee Titans 2013 Season

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – On the field, the Tennessee Titans were optimistic about their fortunes in 2013 after a 3-1 start, which included a 16-9 victory in the opener at the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Titans became the first opponent to win in the Steelers’ home opener since 2002.

After an overtime loss in Week 2 at the Houston Texans, the Titans played their home opener against the San Diego Chargers, and Ken Whisenhunt, at the time the offensive coordinator for the Chargers, got a first-hand look at one of the Titans’ most dramatic wins ever at LP Field. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans end season with 16-10 win over Houston Texans at LP Field

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, 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.

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) carries the ball as Houston Texans linebacker Jeff Tarpinian (52) tackles during the second half at LP Field. The Titans won 16-10. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) carries the ball as Houston Texans linebacker Jeff Tarpinian (52) tackles during the second half at LP Field. The Titans won 16-10. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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