Topic: NFL Draft
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans elevated Burke Nihill to team President/CEO after being informed last month that current President/CEO Steve Underwood would be retiring from a full-time role. Underwood will remain as a Senior Counselor for the organization.
“I want to start by thanking Steve personally on behalf of myself and my family” said Amy Adams Strunk, Titans Controlling Owner. “Steve’s remarkable 40-year Oilers/Titans career places him among the titans of professional sports executives. His dedication to our franchise is unmatched and I am glad he will remain with us as a Senior Counselor.
Nashville, TN – While the Tennessee Titans have several veterans scheduled to become unrestricted free agents this offseason, including Ryan Tannehill and Derrick Henry, Jon Robinson has crafted a roster replete with young, promising talent. Possibly no player embodies the combination of hope and early productivity more than A.J. Brown, last year’s second-round pick.
Brown, the 51st overall draft selection in 2019, led Tennessee in every major receiving category as a rookie, totaling 52 catches for 1,051 yards and eight touchdowns.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans traveled to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 1 of the 2015 season. In QB Marcus Mariota’s NFL debut, the Titans’ rookie quarterback and second-overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft threw four touchdown passes to lead Tennessee to a 42-14 victory over the Buccaneers.
In doing so, Mariota became the second player in league history to throw for four touchdowns in his first NFL start.
Nashville, 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 (3-4) vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-4)
Sunday, October 27th, 2019 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (3-4) play their second of four home dates over a five-game stretch, as they host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-4). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (69,143) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 27th, 2019.
This week’s game will be regionally televised on FOX, including Nashville affiliate WZTV Fox 17. The broadcast team includes play-by-play announcer Kevin Kugler, analyst Matt Millen and sideline reporter Shane Bacon.
Tennessee Titans (2-2) vs. Buffalo Bills (3-1)
Sunday, October 6th, 2019 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (2-2) return home this week after playing three of the first four games of the season away from Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,134). Kickoff against the Buffalo Bills (3-1) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 6th.
This week’s game will be regionally televised on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. The broadcast team includes play-by-play announcer Spero Dedes and analyst Adam Archuleta.
Nashville, 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.
Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance provides Safety, Consumer Protection Tips ahead of NFL Draft
Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI)
Nashville, TN – As many as 300,000 spectators are expected in downtown Nashville when the National Football League (NFL) holds its annual draft from April 25th–27th, 2019, in Music City. The event, which is free and open to the public, will bring worldwide attention to Tennessee.
To assist those who might be attending the event, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is offering safety, insurance, and scam prevention tips.
Nashville, TN – This will be Jon Robinson’s fourth draft to lead as Titans general manager.
He was named to the post on January 14th, 2016, and in 2017, controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk added executive vice president to his title.
Robinson selected 23 total players in his first three drafts in Tennessee, and 15 of those picks remain with the club. During the same time period, he has engineered 15 trades and made eight waiver claims (through April 15th, 2019).
Nashville, 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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