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Series History between Tennessee Titans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – In 11 all-time meetings between the Tennessee Titans and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Titans have won nine of the games in the series, which dates back to Tampa Bay’s expansion season of 1976. The Titans won five consecutive meetings from 1989 through 2003.

The first game between the two franchises was a historic occasion. On September 12th, 1976, the Buccaneers, led by head coach John McKay and quarterback Steve Spurrier, played the inaugural game in team history against the Oilers at the Astrodome. The Oilers, coached by Bum Phillips and quarterbacked by Dan Pastorini, won the game by a final score of 20-0.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) throws the ball against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. Tennessee Titans defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 42-14 on September 13th, 2015. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) throws the ball against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. Tennessee Titans defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 42-14 on September 13th, 2015. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans look for home win Sunday against Atlanta Falcons

 

Tennessee Titans (1-4) vs. Atlanta Falcons (5-1)

Sunday, October 25th, 2015 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-4) host the the Atlanta Falcons (5-1) this week at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 25th. The Falcons will appear in a regular season game at Nissan Stadium for only the third time. The Titans took both of the previous two meetings at the venue, winning 30-17 in 1999 and 20-13 in 2007.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on FOX, including Nashville affiliate WZTV FOX 17. Thom Brennaman will handle play-by-play duties alongside analyst Charles Davis with Tony Siragusa serving as an on-field analyst.

Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) leaps to avoid a tackle against the Miami Dolphins during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) leaps to avoid a tackle against the Miami Dolphins during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans head to Tampa Bay Buccaneers to begin regular season

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-0)

Sunday, September 13th, 2015 | 3:25pm CDT
Tampa, FL | Raymond James Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-0) begin the 2015 regular season this week with a road trip to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-0). Kickoff at Raymond James Stadium (capacity 65,908) is scheduled for 4:25pm EDT/3:25pm CDT on Sunday, September 13th.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Andrew Catalon will handle play-by-play duties, while Steve Tasker and Steve Beuerlein will serve as analysts.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes against the Minnesota Vikings during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passes against the Minnesota Vikings during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans travel to Atlanta Falcons to begin Preseason

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) at Atlanta Falcons (0-0)

Friday, August 14th, 2015 | 7:00pm EDT/6:00pm CDT
Georgia Dome | Atlanta, GA | TV: WKRN/NFLN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans open their 2015 preseason schedule this week on the road against the Atlanta Falcons. Kickoff at the Georgia Dome (capacity 71,228) is scheduled for 7:00pm EDT/6:00pm CDT on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

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 Audra Martin will report from the sidelines. Additionally, NFL Network will broadcast the game live to a national audience.

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester (17) gets tackled by Tennessee Titans strong safety Bernard Pollard (31) after a catch in the second quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome. (Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester (17) gets tackled by Tennessee Titans strong safety Bernard Pollard (31) after a catch in the second quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome. (Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans hit the road Saturday to face Atlanta Falcons in third preseason game

 

Tennessee Titans (1-1) at Atlanta Falcons (1-1)

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 | 6:00pm CDT
Atlanta, GA | Georgia Dome | TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-1) continue their preseason schedule this week with a trip to face the Atlanta Falcons (1-1). Kickoff at the Georgia Dome (capacity 71,228) is scheduled for 7:00pm EDT/6:00pm CDT on Saturday, August 23rd.

The trip to Atlanta could be the last chance for some to make a lasting impression. By 3:00pm CDT on August 26th, the roster must be trimmed from a maximum of 90 players to 75. The final cut to 53 players occurs on August 30th.

New Orleans Saints running back Khiry Robinson (29) is tackled by Tennessee Titans defensive end Kamerion Wimbley (95) as he carries the ball in the first half at Mercedes-Benz Superdome last week. (Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)

New Orleans Saints running back Khiry Robinson (29) is tackled by Tennessee Titans defensive end Kamerion Wimbley (95) as he carries the ball in the first half at Mercedes-Benz Superdome last week. (Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans play Atlanta Falcons Saturday at LP Field

 

Tennessee Titans (0-2) vs. Atlanta Falcons (0-2)

Saturday, August 24th, 2013 | 7:00pm CDT
LP Field | Nashville, TN | TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-2) play their third preseason game this week, as they host the defending NFC South Champion Atlanta Falcons (0-2). Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:00pm CT on Saturday, August 24th.

In 13 all-time regular-season meetings between the Titans and Falcons, the Titans hold a narrow 7-6 advantage that includes a five-game winning streak from 1993–2007.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10). (Don McPeak/USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10). (Don McPeak/USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Second Preseason Game Friday

 

Tennessee Titans (0-1) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0)

Friday, August 17th, 2012 • 6:30pm CDT • Raymond James Stadium • Tampa, FL • TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-1) continue the preseason this week at Tampa Bay, traveling to face the Buccaneers (1-0) at Raymond James Stadium (capacity 65,908). Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30pm CDT on Friday, August 17th.

The game will be televised regionally on the Titans Preseason TV Network, including flagship WKRN-Channel 2 in Nashville. Cory Curtis will handle play-by-play duties, while former Titans running back Eddie George and former Titans linebacker Keith Bulluck will provide analysis. Dawn Davenport will report from the sidelines. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans return home to face the Tampa Bays Buccaneers

 

Tennessee Titans (5-5) vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-6)
Sunday, November 27th, 2011 • Noon CST • LP Field • Nashville, TN • TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Titans (5-5) return to LP Field (capacity 69,143) this week after two games on the road. They square off against their third consecutive opponent from the NFC South, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-6), on Sunday, November 20th.

Kickoff is scheduled for noon CST. The Titans are 7-2 all-time against the Buccaneers, including a 6-0 mark at home. However, the Buccaneers got the better of the Titans in the most recent matchup, winning 13-10 at Raymond James Stadium in 2007.

After that game, the Titans went on a 12-game winning streak against NFC clubs. They have won 13 of their last 15 games against the NFC, and their .711 interconference winning percentage since 2002 realignment ranks third in the NFL.

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Early Penalties Set Tone in the Tennesse Titans 23-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons

 

Tennessee TitansAtlanta, GA – The Titans’ present — and playoff hopes — took a hit with a 23-17 loss to the Falcons Sunday, but young players on Tennessee delivered sparks that forecasted a bright future.

Rookie first-round draft pick Jake Locker relieved veteran Matt Hasselbeck (strained elbow) late in the third quarter with Tennessee trailing by 20. Locker showed composure, however, in leading the Titans to touchdowns twice in the three possessions he had at the Georgia Dome.

Rookie fourth-round draft pick Colin McCarthy relieved veteran middle linebacker Barrett Ruud in the second quarter, and finished with a team-high 10 tackles, including three for loss, and forced a fumble by Michael Turner that kept the Titans in the game. Will Witherspoon recovered the fumble, giving the Titans the ball at their own 14-yard-line. «Read the rest of this article»

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