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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, New England Patriots Series History

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Houston Oilers and Boston Patriots were charter members of the American Football League in 1960. In the league’s inaugural season, the Oilers swept both games, winning 24-10 in New England and 37-21 in Houston. The teams met 20 times as part of the AFL (1960-69), with the Patriots earning a 10-9-1 advantage.

Upon the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, the Oilers moved to the AFC Central Division, and the Patriots began play in the AFC East. They officially became the New England Patriots in 1971.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) throws under pressure during the second half of the New England Patriots 33-16 win over the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on December 20th, 2015. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) throws under pressure during the second half of the New England Patriots 33-16 win over the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on December 20th, 2015. (Winslow Townson-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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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 history against Jacksonville Jaguars

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Jacksonville Jaguars are the Tennessee Titans’ longest-standing division rival. The clubs have met at least twice each year since Jacksonville began play as an expansion franchise in 1995. For the first seven seasons of the rivalry they played in the AFC Central, and for the last 17 years they have been members of the AFC South.

The teams have met a total of 48 times, with the Titans holding a 28-20 advantage.

For eight consecutive seasons (2009–2016), the Titans and Jaguars split the annual series before Tennessee took both matchups in 2017.

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) runs outside for a touchdown during the second half of a football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on September 17th, 2017. (Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) runs outside for a touchdown during the second half of a football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on September 17th, 2017. (Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans, New England Patriots game history

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville TN – The Tennessee Titans and New England Patriots were charter members of the American Football League in 1960 as the Houston Oilers and Boston Patriots. In the league’s inaugural season, the Oilers swept both games, winning 24-10 in New England and 37-21 in Houston.

The teams met 20 times as part of the AFL (1960-69), with the Patriots earning a 10-9-1 advantage.

pressure during the second half of the New England Patriots 33-16 win over the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on December 20th, 2015. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) throws under pressure during the second half of the New England Patriots 33-16 win over the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on December 20th, 2015. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans, Dallas Cowboys Series History

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans and the Dallas Cowboys have met only 14 times during the regular season, with the series leaning 8-6 in favor of the Cowboys. The Cowboys defeated the Titans in the most recent matchup, winning 26-10 at Nissan Stadium on September 14th, 2014.

In the 2014 matchup, Titans tight end Delanie Walker caught 10 passes for 142 yards, including a 61-yard touchdown. However, it was not enough to keep up with the Cowboys, who used 167 rushing yards from DeMarco Murray and 103 receiving yards from Dez Bryant to get their first win at Nissan Stadium.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) throws against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half at LP Field. The Cowboys beat the Titans 26-10. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) throws against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half at LP Field. The Cowboys beat the Titans 26-10. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans, Philadelphia Eagles Series History

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week’s game marks the 12th all-time meeting between the Tennessee Titans and Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles hold a 7-4 advantage in the series, including a win in the most recent contest in 2014. That Philadelphia victory broke the Titans’ four-game winning streak over the Eagles.

The series dates back more than four decades, to when the two teams met on November 12th, 1972. The game was won by Philadelphia 18-17 at the Houston Astrodome. The Eagles would go on to win the next five games as well in the series from 1979-1994.

Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Connor Barwin (98) knocks ball loose from Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles defeated the Titans, 43-24 on November 23rd, 2014. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Connor Barwin (98) knocks ball loose from Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles defeated the Titans, 43-24 on November 23rd, 2014. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

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