Topic: Tennessee Titans
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans hosted the AFC South rival Indianapolis Colts on Sunday Night Football with a playoff spot at stake and lost by a score of 33-17 in the 2018 regular season finale.
On Indianapolis’ opening possession, Colts QB Andrew Luck marched his team 92 yards down the field for a scoring drive. Luck threw a 17-yard pass to Colts RB Nyheim Hines, a 24-yard toss to Colts WR Dontrelle Inman, an 18-yard ball to Colts WR T.Y. Hilton, and a 13-yard strike to Colts TE Eric Ebron. Ultimately, Luck connected with Inman for an 11-yard touchdown and a 7-0 Colts lead.
Nashville, TN – This week’s game will mark the 50th all-time contest between the Tennessee Titans and the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts lead the series 33-16.
The last time the Titans and Colts met at Nissan Stadium was the 2018 season finale on Sunday night, December 30th, 2018. It was a contest to decide who would clinch a playoff berth as the AFC’s sixth seed. The Titans were forced to play the game without injured starting quarterback Marcus Mariota. The Colts were opportunistic and pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 33-17 victory.
Tennessee Titans (1-0) vs. Indianapolis Colts (0-1)
Sunday, September 15th, 2019 | Noon CDT
Nashville, 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.
Nashville, TN – In Week 7 of the 2017 season, the Tennessee Titans traveled to Cleveland to take on the Browns and won in overtime by a score of 12-9.
On the Titans opening drive, the first snap was an 18-yard completion from QB Marcus Mariota to WR Rishard Matthews. Tennessee moved the ball efficiently, but was forced to settle for a 43-yard field goal by K Ryan Succop to take an early 3-0 lead. The Titan defense forced Cleveland to go three-and-out on its first two possessions.
Nashville, TN – This week’s game marks the 67th all-time meeting between the Tennessee Titans and Cleveland Browns. In the previous 66 outings, the Browns own a 35-31 advantage, including separate nine- and six-game winning streaks by the Browns.
The Titans’ nine-game losing streak against the Browns from 1970-74 is tied (Oakland, 1966-73) for the second-longest in franchise history. The clubs have played one playoff game, a 24-23 Wild Card win by the Oilers in 1988.
Tennessee Titans (0-0) vs. Cleveland Browns (0-0)
Sunday, September 8th, 2019 | 1:00pm EDT/Noon CDT
Nashville, 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 (1-2) vs. Chicago Bears (1-2)
Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 7:00pm CDT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-2) plan their final preseason game this week with a trip to the Chicago Bears (1-2). Kickoff at Soldier Field (capacity 61,500) is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Thursday, August 29th.
The contest with the Bears is the Titans’ fourth and final preseason contest before kicking off the regular season. They open against the Browns in Cleveland on September 8th.
Nashville, TN – In Week 11 of the 2017 season, the Tennessee Titans traveled to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers in a primetime Thursday Night Football showdown and lost by a score of 40-17.
The Pittsburgh offense took a quick 7-0 lead as Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger led his team on a 75-yard scoring drive capped off by a 41-yard touchdown pass to Steelers WR Antonio Brown. Tennessee took the field for its first offensive possession, but on the third play of the drive QB Marcus Mariota threw a 26-yard interception to Steelers CB Mike Hilton.
Nashville, 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 (1-1) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (2-0)
Sunday, August 25th, 2019 | 7:00pm CDT
Nashville, TN – On Sunday, August 25th, 2019, the Tennessee Titans (1-1) host the Pittsburgh Steelers (2-0) this week on Sunday Night Football. Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is set for 7:00pm CDT.
The game will be nationally televised on NBC, including Nashville affiliate WSMV News 4. Play-by-play announcer Al Michaels, analyst Cris Collinsworth and sideline reporter Michele Tafoya will have the call.
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