Originally written on Down and Distance  |  Last updated 11/16/14

Titans owner Bud Adams has reportedly passed away. (AP Photo) Two days removed from the death of longtime Oilers great, Bum Philips the Titans and Oilers community is dealing with yet another loss to their proud franchise. According to Brent Zwerneman of the Houston Chronicle Titans owner Bud Adams passed away this morning at the age of 90. Bud Adams has passed away in Houston, a source has told me. — Brent Zwerneman (@BrentZwerneman) October 21, 2013   Brent adds that early indications are that Adams passed of natural causes. Adams was a pioneer to the NFL, helping create the AFL before the merger and played a large role in merging the AFL and NFL Leagues to what we know it as today. Adams served as the Chairman, CEO and President of the Titans franchise as well. He moved the team to Tennessee in 1997 and rebranded the team in 1999, calling them the Titans. We pay our respects to Adams and wish his family and friends the best at this time. RIP, Bud.   Follow us on Twitter @DownandDistance Down and Distance Editor-in-Chief – Justin Arbogast @NFLGuy_SK The post Report: Titans owner Bud Adams passes away at age 90 appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE - Presented by Sports-Kings.

1 Comment:
  • That is really ironic, Bum Phillips and Bud Adams passing away only a few days apart. A very large part of Oiler history.
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