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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 kick off regular season at Cleveland Browns

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) vs. Cleveland Browns (0-0)

Sunday, September 8th, 2019 | 1:00pm EDT/Noon CDT
Cleveland, OH | FirstEnergy Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-0) begin the regular season this week with a trip to face the Cleveland Browns (0-0). Kickoff at FirstEnergy Stadium (capacity 67,431) is scheduled for 1:00pm EDT/noon CDT on Sunday, September 8th, 2019.

The contest marks the second season opener in franchise history against the Browns. The only other time it happened was a Browns win in Cleveland in 1971.

Tennessee Titans running back Jeremy McNichols (30) rushes the ball against the Chicago Bears during the first half at Soldier Field. (Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Jeremy McNichols (30) rushes the ball against the Chicago Bears during the first half at Soldier Field. (Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans kickoff Preseason at Philadelphia Eagles

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) vs. Philadelphia Eagles (0-0)

Thursday, August 8th, 2019 | 7:30pm EDT/6:30pm CDT
Philadelphia, PA | Lincoln Financial Field | TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – On Thursday, August 8th, 2019 , the Tennessee Titans (0-0)begin the 2019 preseason schedule traveling to the Philadelphia Eagles (0-0). Kickoff at Lincoln Financial Field (capacity 69,696) is scheduled for 7:30pm EDT/6:30pm CDT.

The game will be televised regionally on the Titans Preseason TV Network, including flagship WKRN-News 2 in Nashville. Play-by-play announcer Dan Hellie and analyst Charles Davis will call the action, and Cory Curtis will report from the sidelines.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) stands under center as quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) and quarterback Logan Woodside (5) run drills at St. Thomas Sports Park. (Steve Roberts-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) stands under center as quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) and quarterback Logan Woodside (5) run drills at St. Thomas Sports Park. (Steve Roberts-USA TODAY Sports)

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NFL Draft comes to Nashville, Tennessee Titans hold 19th overall pick

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Nashville transforms into the epicenter of the football world next week as Music City hosts the 84th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting.

The Tennessee Titans are scheduled to have the 19th overall selection and six total picks in the draft, which opens with the first round on Thursday, April 25th at 7:00pm Rounds 2 and 3 are set for Friday, April 26th, beginning at 6:00pm, and the draft concludes with Rounds 4-7 on Saturday, April 27th, at 11:00am (all times central).

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Tennessee Titans promote Arthur Smith to Offensive Coordinator

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The success of the Tennessee Titans tight ends was due in part to position coach Arthur Smith, who was promoted by Mike Vrabel to offensive coordinator after the season.

Former coordinator Matt LaFleur was hired as head coach of the Green Bay Packers. Smith, 36, has spent eight seasons with the Titans under four different head coaches, working his way up from defensive assistant/quality control coach in 2011.

Tennessee Titans tight ends coach Arthur Smith promoted to Offensive Coordinator. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight ends coach Arthur Smith promoted to Offensive Coordinator. (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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Tennessee Titans promote Arthur Smith to Offensive Coordinator

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans elevated Arthur Smith to Offensive Coordinator from his previous role coaching tight ends.

Smith has been on the Titans coaching staff for eight years (2011-18), earning the trust of four different head coaches. Overall, he has 12 years of coaching experience with 10 of those coming at the NFL level.

“I am excited for Arthur and for our team to be able to elevate a deserving coach,” said Titans head coach Mike Vrabel. “I was impressed throughout the season in game plan meetings with his ideas, in-game with his understanding of situations and the ability to get the most out of his position group.”

Tennessee Titans new Offensive Coordinator Arthur Smith. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans new Offensive Coordinator Arthur Smith. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans last game against Houston Texans

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – In Week 2 of the 2018 season the Tennessee Titans faced the Houston Texans in the two-toned blue’s home opener, and won the first game for Mike Vrabel by a score of 20-17.

On Houston’s first possession, DT Jurrell Casey sacked Texans QB Deshaun Watson for his 40th career sack. Casey became 10th player in franchise history to reach this milestone, while also forcing Houston to punt.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Blaine Gabbert (7) passes against the Houston Texans during the first half at Nissan Stadium on September 16th, 2018. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Blaine Gabbert (7) passes against the Houston Texans during the first half at Nissan Stadium on September 16th, 2018. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans for Monday Night Football

 

Tennessee Titans (5-5) vs. Houston Texans (7-3)

Monday, November 26th, 2018 | 7:15pm CST
Houston, TX | NRG Stadium | TV: ESPN/WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (5-5) play their second consecutive divisional road game this week, traveling to face the AFC South’s first-place Houston Texans (7-3) on Monday Night Football. Kickoff at NRG Stadium (capacity 71,795) is scheduled for 7:15pm CST on November 26th, 2018.

The Titans have won six of their last seven games on Monday Night Football, including a win in the only previous Monday night matchup with the Texans, a 20-17 final at Houston on November 23rd, 2009. Three weeks ago (November 5th), the Titans beat the Cowboys on Monday night in Dallas by a final score of 28-14.

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. Mandatory (Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports)

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. Mandatory (Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans play Houston Texans at Nissan Stadium, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (0-1) vs. Houston Texans (0-1)

Sunday, September 16th, 2018 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-1) play their 2018 home opener this week against the AFC South rival Houston Texans (0-1). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, September 16th, 2018.

The Titans and Texans split their series last season, with each club winning at home. The Titans’ loss at Houston was their lone defeat within the division in 2017.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) rushes with the ball against the Miami Dolphins during the first half at Hard Rock Stadium. (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) rushes with the ball against the Miami Dolphins during the first half at Hard Rock Stadium. (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

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