Posted December 27, 2012 on AP on Fox
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer Mike Munchak has been around long enough to know that five wins in a season isn't good enough in the NFL. The Tennessee coach's challenge will be convincing owner Bud Adams, his boss for 30 seasons as a player and coach, is that he needs more time to turn the Titans back into a winner. Munchak is only the seventh Hall of Fame player to be an NFL head coach since the 1970 merger, the fifth to coach the team he played for. He wraps up his second season Sunday against Jacksonville (2-13) with 15 players on injured reserve, including four of his starting offensive linemen out for the final month. ''I don't feel good about where we're at,'' Munchak said. ''I feel good about a lot of things, the pieces of the puzzle we do have. I feel good about a lot of things that can get fixed real quickly.'' After last week's 55-7 loss to Green Bay, Adams, who turns 90 on Jan. 3...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Titans keeping Munchak as coach

Mike Munchak will be back as Titans coach for another year. Chief operating officer Mike Reinfeldt is out after the franchise's second 6-10 season in three years. Munchak announced owner Bud Adams' decision at his news conference Monday. The coach said Adams, who turns 90 on Wednesday, understands the challenges the Titans faced when Munchak took over in February 2011. Munchak...

Jared Cook An Offseason Priority For The Titans?

Titans head coach Mike Munchak mentioned that re-signing TE Jared Cook will be one of their top priorities this offseason, per Terry McCormick. Cook underwent shoulder surgery after tearing his rotator cuff back in Week 13, which subsequently ended his season. Cook has plenty of potential to become a big-play threat for the Titans, but he has underachieved while in the team’s...

Kendall Wright Likely To Play Week 17

Titans receiver Kendall Wright should be able to play Sunday despite a cracked rib. Wright practiced in full Thursday.Fantasy Spin:Wright has had a solid rookie season with 62 receptions in 14 games but is only averaging 9.5 yards per catch with a high game of 78 yards. He sat out Sunday's 55-7 blowout at the hands of Green Bay and should only be used in the deepest of PPR leagues...

Jaguars-Titans Preview

No matter what happens in Sunday's season finale at LP Field, the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars will finish with the worst records in the AFC South. There are still plenty of questions about what will happen this offseason for these struggling franchises. In their second season under Mike Munchak, the Titans (5-10) have missed the playoffs for a fourth consecutive...

Jacksonville Jaguars verus Tennessee Titans points spread, line and betting odds

The Jacksonville Jaguars will go on the road to play the Tennessee Titans in Week 17. CBS will carry this game from LP Field in Nashville, TN. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 pm EST. Tennessee will miss the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season and while the team has said they intend to bring Chris Johnson back the status of head coach Mike Munchak is unknown. Jacksonville has not...
Titans News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.