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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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A Look at Tennessee Titans Quarterback Marcus Mariota

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – With the second overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans selected quarterback Marcus Mariota, the former Oregon quarterback and 2014 Heisman Trophy winner. Mariota later became the first quarterback in franchise history to start in Week 1 of his rookie season and recorded 12 total starts. He missed four contests due to injury.

Mariota unquestionably raised the bar for franchise rookie quarterbacks, breaking the club’s rookie records for attempts (370), yards (2,818), completions (230) and touchdowns (19).

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans are on the road at New England Patriots, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (3-10) at New England Patriots (11-2)

Sunday, December 20th, 2015 | Noon CST
Foxborough, MA | Gillette Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (3-10) travel to face the AFC East-leading New England Patriots (11-2) this week. Kickoff at Gillette Stadium (capacity 68,756) is scheduled for 1:00pm EST/noon CST on Sunday, December 20th.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle and analyst Dan Fouts will call the action, and Evan Washburn will report from the sidelines.

Tennessee Titans tight end Phillip Supernaw (89) is tackled by New York Jets linebacker Jamari Lattimore (54) and linebacker Demario Davis (56) and safety Marcus Gilchrist (21) during the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium. The Jets defeated the Titans 30-8. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end Phillip Supernaw (89) is tackled by New York Jets linebacker Jamari Lattimore (54) and linebacker Demario Davis (56) and safety Marcus Gilchrist (21) during the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium. The Jets defeated the Titans 30-8. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans end season with 16-10 win over Houston Texans at LP Field

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (7-9) beat the Houston Texans (2-14) 16-10 Sunday at LP Field. Down by six with 1:06 remaining, Houston had the ball on their own 9 yard line. On the first play of the drive, Matt Schaub’s pass to wide receiver Keshawn Martin is intercepted by Titan’s safety Michael Griffin at the Houston 39 yard line sealing the win for Tennessee.

Houston started the game by taking their opening drive 63 yards for a touchdown. The drive was capped off by 3 yard touchdown run by Jonathan Grimes. It was Grimes’ first NFL touchdown of his career.

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) carries the ball as Houston Texans linebacker Jeff Tarpinian (52) tackles during the second half at LP Field. The Titans won 16-10. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) carries the ball as Houston Texans linebacker Jeff Tarpinian (52) tackles during the second half at LP Field. The Titans won 16-10. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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The Final Horne: Tennessee Titans Chris Johnson is one of the NFL’s best running backs, but where does he rank in the my top 10

 

The Final Horne - With James D. HorneClarksville, TN – Tennessee Titans Chris Johnson unquestionable is one of the most talented running backs in the National Football League and the 5,645 yards he rushed for in his first four years attest to that.

Two years ago, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson set the NFL a blaze with the 2,006 yards he rushed for and this week came out and told the world the wants to show he has plenty left. «Read the rest of this article»

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Goodbye, Deuce

 
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Deuce McAllister running the ball against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2006.

After Deuce McAllister was released by the New Orleans Saints on February 17, I wrote the following column regarding my feelings towards my all time favorite football player.

I have to admit it, today was awful. It was absolutely awful. Even if you don’t follow football, or think that “it’s just a ballgame”, today was still awful. My favorite player on my favorite team is no longer with them. Deuce McAllister is no longer a New Orleans Saint. «Read the rest of this article»

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