The Tennessee Titans (0-2, 0-1 Home) play host to the Las Vegas Raiders (0-2, 0-1 Away) at Nissan Stadium on Sunday. The...
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|Colours:||Navy, titans blue, red, silver & white|
|Hall of Famers:||Elvin Bethea, George Blanda, Robert Brazile, Earl Campbell, Dave Casper, Curely Culp, Ken Houston, John Henry Johnston, Charlie Joiner, Bruce Matthews, Warren Moon, Mike Munchak, Ken Stabler, Randy Moss, Kevin Mawae & Steve Hutchinson|
|Hall of Fame Coaches:||Sammy Baugh, Sid Gillman & Mike Munchak|
|Rivals:||Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars & Indianapolis Colts|
|Legends:||Bruce Matthews, Earl Campbell, Warren Moon, Mike Munchak, Steve McNair, Elvin Bathea, Robert Brazile, Eddie George, Ray Childress & Brad Hopkins|
|Retired Numbers:||1, 9, 27, 34, 43, 63, 65 & 74|
|Conference:||American Football Conference|
|Super Bowl Championships:||0|
|Conference Championships:||1: 1999|
After several unsuccessful bids to bring an NFL team to the city of Houston, local oilman Bud Adams founded the Houston Oilers in 1959. The franchise was one of eight charter teams in the American Football League.
In the first three seasons of the AFL, the Oilers participated in all three AFL championship games, winning the inaugural AFL championship in 1960, backing it up in 1961 before losing the 1962 title in a double overtime thriller to the Dallas Texans (now Kansas City Chiefs).
Quarterback and placekicker, George Blanda was named the AFL regular season MVP following the 1961 season after leading the AFL in passing yards (3,330) and touchdown passes (36). His 36 touchdown passes were the most ever thrown by any NFL/AFL quarterback in a single season.
The Oilers returned to the AFL championship game in 1967 after claiming their third Eastern division title. However were convincingly defeated 40-7 by the Raiders.
Despite being one of the most dominant teams in the short tenure of the AFL, the Oilers did not fare as well following the AFL-NFL merger in 1970.
After four seasons in the NFL Houston had an accumulative record of nine wins, 45 losses and two draws. However things began to turn in 1975 when Bum Phillips was appointed as the head coach.
Phillips led the 1978 Oilers into their first NFL playoff appearance off the back of a 10-6 regular season. Rookie running back Earl Campbell rushed a league high and rookie record 1450 yards and recorded 13 touchdowns on his way to taking out the Offensive Rookie of the Year and NFL Offensive Player of the Year awards.
In their first postseason since the merger, the Oilers defeated the Dolphins and the Patriots to advance to their first AFC championship game, where Houston were defeated 34-5 by the eventual Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers.
The following season Campbell once again led the league rushing for 1697 yards and a career high 19 touchdowns. Campbell was named the NFL Offensive Player of the Year for the second season in a row as well as becoming the franchise’s first NFL regular season MVP.
Houston won 11 games, once again advancing to an AFC championship game, only to be once again knocked out by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
A third consecutive Offensive Player of the Year quality season from Earl Campbell again led the Oilers to an 11-5 season. However Houston failed to progress past the AFC Wildcard game, after being defeated 27-7 by the Raiders in what would be Bum Phillips last game as head coach.
In the next six years, the Oilers would not record a single winning season, as well as changing the head coach on five occasions before returning to the playoffs in 1987.
Between 1987 and 1993 Houston were a consistently good team in the regular season, recording seven consecutive 9+ win seasons and in doing so claiming their titles and sixth division titles in 1991 and 1993, as well as earning a playoff berth every year.
However, this regular season consistency never transferred into postseason success, failing to progress past the AFC divisional round in each of their seven appearances.
Following the 1995 season, Bud Adams announced that the Oilers would be moving to Tennessee for the beginning of the 1998 season. As a result of the announcement Houston fans ultimately turned their back on the franchise as the Oilers embarked on their final two seasons in Houston.
Only three games of the 1996 season attracted more than 30,000 people, with the franchise’s last game in Houston bringing in just over 15,000 people, estimated to be the smallest crowd in Oilers history.
Due to the lack of attendance in 1996, the NFL, city of Houston and Oilers ownership elected to bring the move to Tennessee forward by a year, even though the team’s new stadium in Nashville, but it would not be ready until 1999.
While waiting for the stadium to be completed, the Tennessee Oilers commuted to Memphis for home games, essentially resulting in the Oilers playing 32 road games over the next two seasons.
In 1998 Adams announced that the team would be changing its name to coincide with the opening of their new stadium in their new city. In November of 1998 it was announced that the team would be renamed as the Tennessee Titans prior to the beginning of the 1999 season.
Jeff Fisher remained the head coach throughout the relocation, leading the Titans to a 13-3 record in their first official season in Tennessee, winning all of their home games in front of sell out crowds.
In the postseason, the Titans defeated Bills, Colts and Jaguars to claim their first ever AFC conference championship as well as advancing to their first ever Super Bowl appearance.
In a thrilling Super Bowl matchup against the Rams, Titans receiver Kevin Dyson was tackled one yard short of the end zone as time expired, resulting in the Rams holding on to their 23–16 lead.
In the wake of their 1999 Super Bowl appearance, the Titans took out the AFC South division in 2000 and 2002, while quarterback Steve McNair was named MVP of the 2003 season.
In spite of the team’s regular season success in the early 2000’s, Tennessee failed to progress out of the AFC.
Following the 2003 season, the Titans did take out the AFC South division for the third time (2008), however failed to register another playoff victory prior to Fisher’s and the Titans mutually parting ways in 2011.
After an eight season drought, Tennessee returned to the playoff in 2017 off the back of a 9-7 season. The Titans won their first playoff game since 2003, defeating the Chiefs 22-21, before being defeated the following week by the Patriots.
Mike Vrabel became the franchise’s 19th head coach in 2018 and has since led the Titans to consecutive 9-7 seasons, including a deep playoff run in 2019. Led by Comeback Player of the Year, quarterback Ryan Tannehill and 2019 rushing yards leader Derrick Henry, the Titans.
The Titans surprised the league in the playoffs that followed the 2019 season defeating the Patriots and Ravens to advance to the AFC championship game. However were defeated by the eventual Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs.
Following their trip to the AFC championship game earlier in the year, the Tennessee Titans kicked off the 2020 NFL season with a five game winning streak.
However, following that stretch of wins the Titans season was riddled with inconsistencies, going 6-5 in their final 11 games to finish the year with an 11-5 record. Although they finished with the same record (11-5) as the Indianapolis Colts, Tennessee won their first AFC South title since 2008 due to having a 5–1 record against division opponents, superior to the Colts 4–2 record.
In the 2020 regular season, Derrick Henry again led the league in rushing yards and touchdowns, while also becoming the eighth player in NFL history to rush for over 2,000 yards in a single season. This resulted in Henry being named the 2020 Offensive Player of the Year.
In their singular postseason game, the Titans faced the Ravens in a rematch of their Week 11 matchup, which Tennessee won. The Titans opened up the game with a 10-0 lead in the first quarter, however only managed one field goal in the final three quarters, resulting in a 20-13 loss.
The Tennesee Titans were without star running back Derick Henry for most of the season. They still managed to win the AFC. They were upset by the Cincinnati Bengals in the divisional round.
If you are a fan of the Tennessee Titans, then you know that the only thing that matters right now is how they are expected to perform in the 2022-23 season. Do the Tennessee Titans have the star power to make it all the way to the playoffs and win the Super Bowl in 2023?
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Mike Vrabel returns for another season as the head coach of the Tennessee Titans. He has had a lot of regular season success thus far but he keeps falling short in the playoffs and that’s where it really matters. This will be his fifth season as the head coach of the Titans and he has made three straight playoff appearances including one AFC championship game.
He has also won two consecutive AFC South division titles and last season had the number one seed in the conference. This year he will be looking to translate that regular season success into some postseason success after three straight exits before reaching a Super Bowl.
Ryan Tannehill returns as the starting quarterback for the Tennessee Titans however, it is important to note that they drafted Malik Willis in this year‘s NFL draft as Tannehill’s successor. They will be happy to get a full season of all pro running back Derrick Henry returning in the backfield after last season was cut short by injuries despite a playoff return.
The big acquisition over the off-season for them was the addition of Robert Woods from the Los Angeles Rams and rookie Treylon Burks. They also brought in Austin Hooper to play the tight end position after his tenure in Cleveland did not live up to expectations.
The Tennessee Titans defense should be a solid unit once again this season. When healthy their front seven is one of the most dominant groupings in the National Football League but when they’re injured they have a tough time producing pressure on opposing quarterbacks.
Their defensive backfield is a unit that is on the rise and could be one of the top units in football this season as well, but once again they will have to remain healthy for that to happen. If everything goes right for the Titans their defense has the potential to finish as a top 10 defense in the league.
Last season the Tennessee Titans finished with a record of 12-5 and they are expected to be worse then they were during the 2021-22 season. Oddsmakers expect the Tennessee Titans to win around nine of their seventeen games during the 2022-23 National Football League season.
The odds for betting the over on the win line are currently (-115), while the odds for the betting the under on the win line are currently (-105) heading into the 2022-23 season. Their odds to win their division are currently (+170), while their odds to bring home a Conference Championship are (+1500) at the moment.
Their current odds to win the Super Bowl and bring home the Lombardi Trophy at the end of the season are listed at (+3000) heading into the 2022-23 National Football League season. This puts them as one of the potential favorites to bring home the title this season.
They are currently the favorites in seven of their seventeen games this season. As usual they are expected to win more games on their home field instead of having more wins on the road. They come into the 2022-23 National Football League season expected to be two possession favorites in zero of their seventeen games and two possession underdogs in zero of their seventeen games this season.
It’ll be interesting to see how this team performs after all the changes during the offseason and while playing in such a stacked conference like the AFC. Due to the massive amount of parity in the National Football League, you never truly know what is going to happen from season to season. But all signs point towards the Tennessee Titans being on the less successful end of the spectrum during the 2022-23 National Football League season.
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Where do the Tennessee Titans play?
The Tennessee Titans play their home games at the Nissan Stadium.
Who owns the Tennessee Titans?
Amy Adams Strunk owns the Tennessee Titans.
Has the Tennessee Titans won an NFL Super Bowl?
The Tennessee Titans have never won a Super Bowl.
Who is the Tennessee Titans coach?
Mike Vrabel is the head coach of the Tennessee Titans after signing a five year deal with the team at the start of 2018.
Do the Tennessee Titans play tonight?
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What is the Tennessee Titans record?
The Tennessee Titans finished the 2021 season with a 12-5 record.
Did the Tennessee Titans win last night?
Fans of the Tennessee Titans are all wanting to know if they won the game last night. You can find more information in relation to the team’s recent form in games on the page at the top.
How much is the Tennessee Titans worth?
According to Forbes magazine, the Tennessee Titans are worth $2.62 billion.
Who do the Tennessee Titans play tonight?
Like a lot of things in the NFL, things change pretty quickly. So, if you are looking for more information about who the Tennessee Titans play tonight, you have come to the right place. We have all this information for you in detail, you can find these details for upcoming games at the top of the page.
How to watch the Tennessee Titans?
You can watch the Tennessee Titans on CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, NFL Network, NFL Red Zone and Direct TV NFL Sunday Ticket. On demand you can watch the games on CBS All Access, FOX Sports app, NBC Sports app, ESPN, Amazon Prime Video, NFL Mobile app, NFL Sunday Ticket, DIRECT TV NFL Sunday Ticket, NFL Game Pass, Yahoo Sports App, NFL Mobile app and Titans app.
Will the Tennessee Titans make the playoffs this year?
The Tennessee Titans did make the playoffs last year after finishing with a 12-5 record, first in the AFC South and first in the AFC.
When do the Tennessee Titans play?
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When is the next Tennessee Titans game?
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Where did the Tennessee Titans finish the season?
The Tennessee Titans finished first in the AFC South and first in the AFC.
How many games did the Tennessee Titans win?
The Tennessee Titans won 12 games in the 2021 NFL Season.
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