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Starting this weekend, the 12 best teams in the NFL will participate in postseason play while the Tennessee Titans and 19 other teams will watch their superiors perform.
It should be no surprise to anyone who watched the Titans this past season to learn the Titans did not fare well playing against those teams. Overall, the Titans did not fare well at all, but they were especially outclassed, and usually embarrassed, by the teams they faced who went on to postseason competition.
When you evaluate a team by how well they fared against the best competition they faced, the Titans came up woefully short in the measurements. These are some stark realities.
The Titans were 0-7 against playoff teams in 2012.
The Titans were outscored by those teams 227 to 87.
The Titans' offense averaged just 12 points per game against those teams.
The Titans' defense allowed an average of 32 points per game to those teams.
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Of all of the stories of fired GM’s and coaches, here’s one that could have been avoided, well maybe.
Tennessee owner Bud Adams wanted Peyton Manning badly, he told his GM Mike Reinfeldt to get it done, but somehow Reinfeldt took it on his own not to listen.
A bad move when the owner is giving the marching orders. Adams was ready to give Manning the world to go to the Titans...
According to Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean, Titans owner Bud Adams has informed head coach Mike Munchak that he’ll be back for the 2013 season.
#Titans owner Bud Adams just informed Mike Munchak he will be back with the team in 2013
— Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) December 31, 2012
Front office executive Mike Reinfeldt wasn’t as fortunate, he’s been let go.
Adams told me he plans...
Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams told the Tennessean on Monday that coach Mike Munchak will keep his job but fired Senior Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer Mike Reinfeldt. Reinfeldt ran the team's personnel, in addition to his COO duties. General manager Ruston Webster will reportedly take over running the Titans' personnel. "(Reinfeldt) had two years...
Jim Wyatt reports that the Tennessee Titans will retain head coach Mike Munchak for next season, despite what was another disappointing season for the team.
Earlier reports mentioned that although owner Bud Adams was terribly disappointed with the play of the team, he was unlikely to make a change and go through that process. It’s worth noting that Adams kept Jeff Fisher in...
According to the Nashville Tennessean, Titans quarterback Jake Locker will undergo left shoulder surgery "in the near future."Fantasy Spin:Locker was given the starting job at the beginning of the season but was never able to find his groove in Tennessee's offense. Maybe the shoulder injury had something to do with that but we still don't have high hopes for him going into 2013.
From a promising 9-7 debut in 2011 to a disappointing 6-10 in 2012, it wasn't exactly the season Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak envisioned for his second season at the helm.
Promising play from certain players and positions groupings were not enough to overcome key injuries, especially to a decimated offensive line, and personnel inadequacies that was reflected by no
Per Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams has informed head coach Mike Munchak his job is safe and he will be back to coach the team in 2013. Adams indicated to Wyatt he believes Munchak needs the right people around him. It's easy for me to think that believes Jerry Gray will not be back as defensive coordinator in 2013, but we'll see.
Mike Munchak believes he's the man to coach Tennessee back to the playoffs.
His case: two wins in his final three games along with some young talent that helped the Titans become the first in NFL history with two players scoring twice each on returns.
Mike Mularkey's argument for keeping his job in Jacksonville may be a bit tougher, especially after what happened in the...
The NFL this year is keeping track of player participation information and releasing that information to the media on a weekly basis. Here's how the Titans officially lined up in the Week 17 home win against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Offense (54 total)
QB: Jake Locker 54
RB: Chris Johnson 39, Quinn Johnson 23, Collin Mooney 10, Darius Reynaud 4
TE: Taylor Thompson 53...
Due to the regular rotation of the NFL schedule, we've already known 14 of the 16 games the Titans will play in 2013 and now that the 2012 regular season is concluded, we know the final two opponents.
The Titans, who finished third in the AFC South this year, will face the New York Jets, who finished third in the AFC East, and the Pittsburgh Steelers, third...