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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, Philadelphia Eagles Series History

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s preseason opener marks the seventh time the Tennessee Titans and Philadelphia Eagles have clashed in the preseason. They split the first six games 3-3.

During the regular season, the two clubs have met on 12 occasions.

The Eagles hold a 7-5 advantage, although the Titans have won five of the last six matchups, including the most recent game in 2018.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Corey Davis (84) catches a pass against Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Avonte Maddox (29) for a touchdown to win the game 26-23 during overtime at Nissan Stadium on September 20th, 2018. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Corey Davis (84) catches a pass against Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Avonte Maddox (29) for a touchdown to win the game 26-23 during overtime at Nissan Stadium on September 20th, 2018. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Steve McNair’s No. 9, Eddie George’s No. 27 Jerseys to be retired by Tennessee Titans

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Quarterback Steve McNair’s No. 9 jersey and Eddie George’s No. 27 jersey will be retired by the Tennessee Titans this fall to honor two of the franchise’s all-time greats.

Quarterback McNair’s No. 9 jersey and running back George’s No. 27 jersey will be retired in a ceremony during the September 15th, 2019 home opener against the Indianapolis Colts, Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk has announced.

Steve McNair’s No. 9, Eddie George’s No. 27 Jerseys to be retired by Tennessee Titans September 15th.

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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, New York Giants Game History

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game marks the 12th meeting between the Tennessee Titans and the New York Giants. The Giants lead 6-5 in the series, which dates back to September 16th, 1973, when the Giants defeated the Houston Oilers 34-14 in the season opener at Yankee Stadium.

Of all opponents that have been in existence since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, the Giants, Arizona Cardinals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers have played the Oilers/Titans the fewest amount of times—11 games each.

The New York Giants offense lines up against the Tennessee Titans defense during the second half at LP Field. The Giants beat the Titans 36-7. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

The New York Giants offense lines up against the Tennessee Titans defense during the second half at LP Field. The Giants beat the Titans 36-7. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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Series History between Tennessee Titans and San Francisco 49ers

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – In total, the Tennessee Titans and San Francisco 49ers have met only 13 times since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970. The 49ers lead the series 8-5, although the Titans won two of the three most recent clashes.

This is the first appearance for the Titans franchise at Levi’s Stadium, which opened in 2014. The last time the Titans traveled to San Francisco was November 8th, 2009 at Candlestick Park. They escaped with a 34-27 victory, thanks in large part to scoring 24 points off four turnovers. Chris Johnson scored two touchdowns and totaled 135 yards on a then-career-high 25 carries.

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Series History between Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game will mark the 47th all-time contest between the Tennessee Titans and the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts lead the series 31-15. Earlier in 2017 (October 16th), the Titans snapped the Colts’ 11-game winning streak in the series with a 36-22 victory at Nissan Stadium.

The Titans scored 21 points in the fourth quarter, including a 53-yard touchdown pass from Marcus Mariota to Taywan Taylor that broke a 22-22 tie with less than six minutes remaining in the fourth quarter.

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

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My Two Cents: Nashville Predators Win Western Conference Championship

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterNashville, TN – It was an amazing night to be at the Bridgestone Arena tonight as the Nashville Predators defeated the Anaheim Ducks, 6-3, to win the Western Conference Championship.  The Predators now await the winner of the Pittsburgh/Ottawa series to see who they will play.  

THIS IS FOR LORD STANLEY’S CUP!  THE MOST REVERED TROPHY IN ALL OF SPORTS!

The arena was sold out.  The grounds surrounding the Bridgestone Arena were packed with, by some estimates, 5,000-10,000 fans watching the game on the big screens that were placed all around the arena.

The Nashville Predators celebrate after defeating the Anaheim Ducks in game six of the Western Conference Final of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena. (Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports)

The Nashville Predators celebrate after defeating the Anaheim Ducks in game six of the Western Conference Final of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena. (Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans on the road Sunday to face the New Orleans Saints

 

Tennessee Titans (1-6) vs. New Orleans Saints (4-4)

Sunday, November 8th, 2015 | Noon CST
New Orleans, LA | Mercedes-Benz Superdome | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-6) reach the midpoint of their season this week, traveling to New Orleans to face the Saints (4-4). Kickoff at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome (capacity 73,000) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 8th.

This is the 14th all-time meeting between the two franchises during the regular season. In the first 13 matchups, the Titans took a 7-5-1 series lead, although the Saints won the most recent game at Nissan Stadium in 2011 (22-17 on December 11th).

Tennessee Titans running back Antonio Andrews (26) rushes during the game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. (Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Antonio Andrews (26) rushes during the game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. (Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans face Indianapolis Colts at Nissan Stadium, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (1-1) vs. Indianapolis Colts (0-2)

Sunday, September 27th, 2015 • Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium  | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-1) play their first home game of the 2015 regular season this week against the Indianapolis Colts (0-2). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, September 27th.

The game begins a rare span for the Titans that includes four home games and a bye. The next away game the Titans will play is November 1st at Houston, giving them five weeks during the regular season without a road contest. In the 56-year history of the organization, that has happened only three previous times: 1960, 1964 and 1967.

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) runs the ball as Cleveland Browns middle linebacker Karlos Dansby (56) makes the tackle during the second half at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns won 28-14. (Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) runs the ball as Cleveland Browns middle linebacker Karlos Dansby (56) makes the tackle during the second half at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns won 28-14. (Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)

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