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Tennessee Titans, Oakland Raiders game history

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Including the regular season and playoffs, this week marks the 51st all-time game between the Tennessee Titans and the Oakland Raiders organizations, two of the original eight members of the American Football League.

The rivalry has been filled with historically significant contests, including their very first matchup. On September 11th, 1960, the Houston Oilers defeated the Raiders 37-22 in the first game of either franchise’s existence.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) attempts a pass during the second half against the Oakland Raiders at Nissan Stadium on November 29th, 2015. The Raiders won 24-21. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) attempts a pass during the second half against the Oakland Raiders at Nissan Stadium on November 29th, 2015. The Raiders won 24-21. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Game History between Tennessee Titans, Carolina Panthers

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have played fewer games against the Carolina Panthers than any other NFL team. There have been just five regular season matchups and three preseason meetings (2010, 2016 and 2017) since the Panthers began play as an expansion team in 1995.

The Titans won three consecutive regular season games in the series after losing the initial meeting, but the Panthers bounced back with a 27-10 win at Nissan Stadium on November 15th, 2015.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) rolls out of the pocket chased by Carolina Panthers defensive end Jared Allen (69) during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) rolls out of the pocket chased by Carolina Panthers defensive end Jared Allen (69) during the first half at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans, Denver Broncos Game History

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This is the 42nd all-time meeting between the Tennessee Titans and the Denver Broncos, two of the eight charter members of the American Football League. The Titans lead the series with a 23-17-1 record, including a 22-15-1 record in the regular season and 1-2 mark in the playoffs.

While they met twice per year in nine out of 10 AFL seasons (1960-69), these two franchises have seen little of each other in recent history. Outside of a pair of preseason games (1998 and 2006), they have played just six times since the Titans moved to Tennessee.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter (15) pulls in a forty one yard touchdown reception in the third quarter against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter (15) pulls in a forty one yard touchdown reception in the third quarter against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans, Buffalo Bills Series History

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans and the Buffalo Bills contest brings together two of the original teams of the American Football League, founded by two of the visionaries who helped set in motion one of the most significant eras in football history.

It was in 1960 that K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr.’s then-Houston Oilers and Ralph Wilson, Jr.’s Bills became two of the eight teams that began play in the newly-formed league. Adams, Wilson and the other original AFL owners were dubbed the “Foolish Club” for their choice to accept the seemingly impossible task of competing with the National Football League.

Tennessee Titans linebacker Daren Bates (53) reacts after an interception by cornerback Adoree' Jackson (25) against the Buffalo Bills during the fourth quarter at New Era Field on October 7th, 2018. (Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans linebacker Daren Bates (53) reacts after an interception by cornerback Adoree’ Jackson (25) against the Buffalo Bills during the fourth quarter at New Era Field on October 7th, 2018. (Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans, Pittsburgh Steelers Series History

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – There have been 78 combined regular season and postseason meetings between the Tennessee Titans/Houston Oilers and the Pittsburgh Steelers in a rivalry that dates back to 1970. The Steelers lead the series 46-32.

There is no other team the Titans/Oilers have met in their history as often as the Steelers, with the Cincinnati Bengals being next most common opponent at 75 games.

In 1970, upon the merger of the American Football League and the National Football League, the Steelers and then-Oilers began play in the newly-formed AFC Central Division.

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) is defended by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell (23) on a 9-yard touchdown run in the first quarter at LP Field on November 14th, 2014. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) is defended by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell (23) on a 9-yard touchdown run in the first quarter at LP Field on November 14th, 2014. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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Game History between Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins rivalry dates back to 1971, a year after the merger of the American Football League and National Football League. The Redskins defeated the then – Houston Oilers by a final score of 22-13 on October 10th, 1971 in the first of 12 meetings in the regular season.

The series is currently tied 6-6. The Titans have a 3-2 record at home against the Redskins and are 3-4 on the road.

In the most recent Titans-Redskins meeting, played on October 19th, 2014, the Redskins won on a 22-yard field goal by Kai Forbath as time expired in the fourth quarter.

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) carries the ball past Washington Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy (93) in the second quarter at FedEx Field on October 19th, 2014. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) carries the ball past Washington Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy (93) in the second quarter at FedEx Field on October 19th, 2014. (Geoff Burke-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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Tennessee Titans, Buffalo Bills recent matchups

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans and Buffalo Bills contest brings together two of the original teams of the American Football League, founded by two of the visionaries who helped set in motion one of the most significant eras in football history.

It was in 1960 that K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr.’s then-Houston Oilers and Ralph Wilson, Jr.’s Bills became two of the eight teams that began play in the newly-formed league. Adams, Wilson and the other original AFL owners were dubbed the “Foolish Club” for their choice to accept the seemingly-impossible task of competing with the National Football League.

Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) is stopped by Buffalo Bills receiver Robert Woods (10) after a punt return during the second half at Nissan Stadium on October 11th, 2015. The Bills won 14-13. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) is stopped by Buffalo Bills receiver Robert Woods (10) after a punt return during the second half at Nissan Stadium on October 11th, 2015. The Bills won 14-13. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans series history with Pittsburg Steelers

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – There have been 78 meetings between the Tennessee Titans / Houston Oilers and the Pittsburg Steelers in a rivalry that dates back to 1970. The Steelers lead the series 46-32.

There is no other team the Titans/Oilers have met in their history as often as the Steelers, with the Cincinnati Bengals being next most common opponent at 75 games.

In 1970, upon the merger of the American Football League and the National Football League, the Steelers and then-Oilers began play in the newly-formed AFC Central Division.

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) is defended by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell (23) on a 9-yard touchdown run in the first quarter at LP Field. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) is defended by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell (23) on a 9-yard touchdown run in the first quarter at LP Field. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans, Green Bay Packers Series History

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – There have been only 12 all-time matchups in the regular season between the Tennessee Titans and Green Bay Packers. The Titans, who hold a 7-5 advantage in the series, have won the only three meetings that have been played at Nissan Stadium.

The two clubs have played nearly as many times in the preseason as the regular season. In 11 matchups, the Titans lead the preseason series 8-3. Beginning in 2002, the Titans and Packers met in eight consecutive preseasons, with the Titans earning a 6-2 record in those games.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) warms up before a game against the Green Bay Packers at LP Field. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) warms up before a game against the Green Bay Packers at LP Field. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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