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Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans hosted the AFC South rival Indianapolis Colts on Sunday Night Football with a playoff spot at stake and lost by a score of 33-17 in the 2018 regular season finale.
On Indianapolis’ opening possession, Colts QB Andrew Luck marched his team 92 yards down the field for a scoring drive. Luck threw a 17-yard pass to Colts RB Nyheim Hines, a 24-yard toss to Colts WR Dontrelle Inman, an 18-yard ball to Colts WR T.Y. Hilton, and a 13-yard strike to Colts TE Eric Ebron. Ultimately, Luck connected with Inman for an 11-yard touchdown and a 7-0 Colts lead.
Nashville, 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 (1-0) vs. Indianapolis Colts (0-1)
Sunday, September 15th, 2019 | Noon CDT
Nashville, 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.
Nashville, TN – In Week 10 of the 2018 season, the Tennessee Titans hosted the New England Patriots and won by a score of 34-10.
On the opening kickoff, WR Darius Jennings returned the ball 58 yards and helped set the tone for Tennessee. As the Titans offense took the field, QB Marcus Mariota constructed a seven-play, 40-yard scoring drive that resulted in a four-yard touchdown pass to TE Jonnu Smith, as Tennessee put up points early, 7-0.
Nashville, TN – The Houston Oilers and Boston Patriots were charter members of the American Football League in 1960. In the league’s inaugural season, the Oilers swept both games, winning 24-10 in New England and 37-21 in Houston. The teams met 20 times as part of the AFL (1960-69), with the Patriots earning a 10-9-1 advantage.
Upon the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, the Oilers moved to the AFC Central Division, and the Patriots began play in the AFC East. They officially became the New England Patriots in 1971.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota, who finished his fourth NFL season, missed three total starts in 2018 due to injuries. Nevertheless, he posted his third consecutive winning record as a starter (7-6) and set the franchise single-season record with a 68.9 completion percentage.
Mariota’s 27 wins as a starting quarterback in his first four years with the club rank second in franchise annals behind only George Blanda’s 34 victories. Mariota is the fifth player in NFL history to record 12,000 passing yards (12,004) and 1,200 rushing yards (1,270) in his first four NFL seasons, joining Russell Wilson, Cam Newton, Jeff Garcia and Blake Bortles.
Nashville, 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 (8-6) vs. Washington Redskins (7-7)
Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 | 3:30pm CST
Nashville, 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 (7-6) vs. New York Giants (5-8)
Sunday, December 16th, 2018 • 1:00pm EST/Noon CST
Nashville, 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.
Nashville, TN – The Jacksonville Jaguars are the Tennessee Titans’ longest-standing division rival. The clubs have met at least twice each year since Jacksonville began play as an expansion franchise in 1995. For the first seven seasons of the rivalry they played in the AFC Central, and for the last 17 years they have been members of the AFC South.
The teams have met a total of 48 times, with the Titans holding a 28-20 advantage.
For eight consecutive seasons (2009–2016), the Titans and Jaguars split the annual series before Tennessee took both matchups in 2017.
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