Topic: Tommie Campbell
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.
Nashville, TN – This week’s Tennessee Titans-Detroit Lions matchup is the 12th all-time meeting between the Titans and Lions. In the 11 previous bouts with the Lions, the Titans hold an 8-3 record.
The Titans have won the last four matchups, including victories in 2001, the 2004 season finale, a Thanksgiving game in 2008 and an overtime thriller at Nissan Stadium in 2012.
The 2008 contest marked the Titans’ first appearance at Ford Field, which opened in 2002.
Nashville, TN – Today, Saturday August 30th, is the cut off for NFL teams to reduce rosters down from 75 players to 53. The Tennessee Titans released 20 players today including corner back Tommie Campbell and fan favorite wide receiver Marc Mariani.
The Titans placed defensive lineman Antonio Johnson on injured reserve and traded defensive lineman Lavar Edwards to the Dallas Cowboys for an undisclosed future draft pick.
Tennessee Titans (1-2) at Houston Texans (3-0)
Sunday, Sept. 30th, 2012 • Noon CDT • Reliant Stadium • Houston, Texas • TV: CBS
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-2) play their first divisional game of the season this week, traveling to Houston to face the reigning AFC South Champion Houston Texans (3-0).
Kickoff at Reliant Stadium (capacity 71,054) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, September 30th. In 20 all-time meetings between the two clubs, the Titans hold a 14-6 advantage, including a 23-22 win in the 2011 regular season finale (January 1st). The rivals split the series in each of the last four seasons. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans got the ball first in overtime. Starting on their own 20 yard line, the Titans took the ball down to the Detroit Lions 15 yard line in 13 plays. Rob Bironas kicked a 26 yard field goal to put the Titans on top 44-41.
After the ensuing kickoff, the Lions started on their own 22 yard line. After 8 plays, the Lions had fourth and one at the Tennessee 7. Lions coach Jim Schwartz decided to go for it instead of letting Jason Hanson kick the tying field goal. Detroit backup quarterback Shaun Hill tried a quarterback sneak up the middle that was stuffed by defensive tackles Jurrell Casey and Sen’Derrick Marks giving the Titans the win. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Titans (0-1) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0)
Friday, August 17th, 2012 • 6:30pm CDT • Raymond James Stadium • Tampa, FL • TV: WKRN
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-1) continue the preseason this week at Tampa Bay, traveling to face the Buccaneers (1-0) at Raymond James Stadium (capacity 65,908). Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30pm CDT on Friday, August 17th.
The game will be televised regionally on the Titans Preseason TV Network, including flagship WKRN-Channel 2 in Nashville. Cory Curtis will handle play-by-play duties, while former Titans running back Eddie George and former Titans linebacker Keith Bulluck will provide analysis. Dawn Davenport will report from the sidelines. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak’s opening state at today’s Training Camp Press Conference
I’ll just start by welcoming all of you here to opening day. This is our opening day for camp — 2012 Titans camp. Obviously you won’t get a chance to watch a practice for a couple days, but we’re getting started today. We’re excited.
This is probably my 30th NFL camp as a player and a coach. I’ve probably never said this—I don’t think I have said this publicly or out loud, and hopefully you won’t repeat it—but this is my favorite day of football. This is opening day, really those first 10 days of camp. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – With 3:01 left in the game, Matt Hasselbeck completes a 2-yard touchdown pass to Damian Williams to carry the Tennessee Titans past the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17 Sunday afternoon.
Chris Johnson carried the ball 23 times for a season-high 190 yards against the Buccaneers for an average of 8.3 yards per carry. It was the third-highest rushing yardage total in his four-year career, and the performance ranks 13th in franchise history. His 190 yards also is the fourth-highest total in the NFL in 2011. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Titans (2-1) at New Orleans Saints (2-1)
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (2-1) conclude the preseason this week, traveling to New Orleans to play the Saints (2-1). Kickoff at the Louisiana Superdome is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Thursday, September 1st.
This week’s preseason finale is a preview of a regular season game between the same two clubs. On December 11th, the Saints make their first regular-season appearance at LP Field since 2003.
The game will be televised regionally on the Titans Preseason TV Network, including flagship WKRN-Channel 2 in Nashville. Cory Curtis will handle play-by-play duties, while former Titans running back Eddie George will provide analysis. Dawn Davenport will report from the sidelines. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Craig Peters
Nashville, TN – Tommie Campbell had the view that defensive backs have in their dreams.
The Titans rookie safety saw a wobbling pass and 90 yards of lush, open LP Field grass.
Seconds later, the seventh round draft pick and former airport janitor, brought thousands to their feet by taking the interception for a touchdown. Campbell had enough gas in his tank to punctuate the return by putting one hand on his helmet in a tribute to Deion Sanders before high-fiving fans in the front row.
“I guess the quarterback and receiver weren’t on the same page,” Campbell said. “I saw the ball, broke on the ball and caught the ball first because I have had trouble with that at practice. From there, it was just run like Forrest Gump. I just took off and didn’t stop until I got into the end zone. «Read the rest of this article»
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