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Series History between Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game will mark the 50th all-time contest between the Tennessee Titans and the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts lead the series 33-16.

The last time the Titans and Colts met at Nissan Stadium was the 2018 season finale on Sunday night, December 30th, 2018. It was a contest to decide who would clinch a playoff berth as the AFC’s sixth seed. The Titans were forced to play the game without injured starting quarterback Marcus Mariota. The Colts were opportunistic and pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 33-17 victory.

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) rushes against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half at Nissan Stadium on October 16th, 2017. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) rushes against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half at Nissan Stadium on October 16th, 2017. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans host Indianapolis Colts, Steve McNair and Eddie George’s Jerseys to be Retired

 

Tennessee Titans (1-0) vs. Indianapolis Colts (0-1)

Sunday, September 15th, 2019 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-0) play their home opener this week against the AFC South rival Indianapolis Colts (0-1). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,134) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, September 15th, 2019.

At halftime of the game, controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk and the Titans will retire Steve McNair’s No. 9 jersey and running back Eddie George’s No. 27 jersey. They will become the seventh and eighth players in franchise history to have their numbers retired. Among the 31 other NFL clubs, there is not another No. 9 or No. 27 jersey retired.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) throws the ball against the Cleveland Browns during the first quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium. (Scott R. Galvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) throws the ball against the Cleveland Browns during the first quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium. (Scott R. Galvin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans series history against Cleveland Browns

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game marks the 67th all-time meeting between the Tennessee Titans and Cleveland Browns. In the previous 66 outings, the Browns own a 35-31 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 (Oakland, 1966-73) for the second-longest in franchise history. The clubs have played one playoff game, a 24-23 Wild Card win by the Oilers in 1988.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) carries the ball in the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Nissan Stadium on October 16th, 2016. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) carries the ball in the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Nissan Stadium on October 16th, 2016. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans, Pittsburgh Steelers Series History

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – There have been 78 combined regular season and postseason meetings between the Tennessee Titans/Houston Oilers and the Pittsburgh Steelers in a rivalry that dates back to 1970. The Steelers lead the series 46-32.

There is no other team the Titans/Oilers have met in their history as often as the Steelers, with the Cincinnati Bengals being next most common opponent at 75 games.

In 1970, upon the merger of the American Football League and the National Football League, the Steelers and then-Oilers began play in the newly-formed AFC Central Division.

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) is defended by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell (23) on a 9-yard touchdown run in the first quarter at LP Field on November 14th, 2014. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) is defended by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell (23) on a 9-yard touchdown run in the first quarter at LP Field on November 14th, 2014. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans look to 2019 planning to Improve

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans completed their third consecutive winning season in 2018, finishing 9-7 under rookie head coach Mike Vrabel.

With the offseason now underway and roster decisions approaching, the team enters the 2019 offseason optimistic it can take the next steps to make a return to the postseason.

Since executive vice president/general manager Jon Robinson arrived in 2016, the Titans have finished 9-7 every season and advanced to the divisional playoff round following the 2017 campaign.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Blaine Gabbert (7) talks in the huddle during the first half against the Indianapolis Colts at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Blaine Gabbert (7) talks in the huddle during the first half against the Indianapolis Colts at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Last Game between Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – In Week 11 of the 2018 season, the Titans traveled to Indianapolis to take on the Colts and fell by a score of 38-10.

On Indianapolis’ second possession of the game, Colts QB Andrew Luck led his team on a seven-play, 33-yard scoring drive. With help from a 51-yard punt return from Colts WR Chester Rogers, Colts RB Marlon Mack got in the end zone on a one-yard rushing score to put Indianapolis on the board first, 7-0.

Tennessee Titans receiver Tajae' Sharpe (19) makes a diving catch for a touchdown over Indianapolis Colts corner back Kenny Moore II (23) in the second half at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 18th, 2018.

Tennessee Titans receiver Tajae’ Sharpe (19) makes a diving catch for a touchdown over Indianapolis Colts corner back Kenny Moore II (23) in the second half at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 18th, 2018. Mandatory (Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts game history

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game will mark the 49th all-time contest between the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts. The Colts lead the series 32-16.

In the first meeting of 2018, played on November 18th at Lucas Oil Stadium, Andrew Luck totaled 297 yards and three touchdown passes to lead the Colts to a 38-10 victory. Titans starting quarterback Marcus Mariota left the game in the second quarter due to an elbow injury.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) throws a pass against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half at Nissan Stadium on October 16th, 2017. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) throws a pass against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half at Nissan Stadium on October 16th, 2017. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans hosts Indianapolis Colts with Playoff Berth on the line

 

Tennessee Titans (9-6) vs. Indianapolis Colts (9-6)

Sunday, December 30th, 2018 | 7:20pm CST
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: NBC

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (9-6) host the AFC South rival Indianapolis Colts (9-6) Sunday night in “Game 256,” the final game of the NFL regular season.

The winner will advance to the playoffs, while the loser will be eliminated from postseason contention. Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,134) is scheduled for 7:20pm CST on December 30th.

Tennessee Titans tight end MyCole Pruitt (85) reaches for the pass during the second half against Washington Redskins strong safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (20) at Nissan Stadium. Tennessee won 25-16. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end MyCole Pruitt (85) reaches for the pass during the second half against Washington Redskins strong safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (20) at Nissan Stadium. Tennessee won 25-16. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans play Washington Redskins at Nissan Stadium, Saturday

 

Tennessee Titans (8-6) vs. Washington Redskins (7-7)

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 | 3:30pm CST
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: NFL Network/WSMV

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (8-6) put a three-game winning streak on the line Saturday afternoon against the Washington Redskins (7-7). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,134) is scheduled for 3:30pm CST on December 22nd.

The game will be nationally televised on NFL Network, and additionally the telecast can be seen in Nashville on WSMV News 4. The broadcast team includes play-by- play announcer Curt Menefee, analysts Nate Burleson and Steve Mariucci, and sideline reporter Melissa Stark.

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) runs past New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins (20) during the 2nd quarter at MetLife Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) runs past New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins (20) during the 2nd quarter at MetLife Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)redit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

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Tennessee Titans travel to New York Giants, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (7-6) vs. New York Giants (5-8)

Sunday, December 16th, 2018 • 1:00pm EST/Noon CST
Rutherford, NJ | MetLife Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (7-6) play their final road game of the regular season this week, traveling to face the New York Giants (5-8). Kickoff at MetLife Stadium (capacity 82,500) is scheduled for Sunday, December 16th at 1:00pm EST/noon CST.

This is only the 12th all-time meeting between the Titans and Giants. The Giants lead the series 6-5, including a win in the most recent battle at Nissan Stadium in 2014.

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) rushes against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Tennessee won 30-90. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) rushes against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Tennessee won 30-90. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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