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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.
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Tennessee Titans/Oilers founder and owner Kenneth Stanley “Bud” Adams, Jr. passed away peacefully from natural causes at his home this morning in Houston. Adams, 90, is one of the original team owners and co-founder of the American Football League. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement: “Bud Adams played a pivotal role in the growth of pro football as a pioneer...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Kenneth Stanley 'Bud' Adams Jr. peacefully passed away Monday morning in his beloved hometown of Houston, Texas.
As co-founder of the American Football League in 1960 and original owner of the Houston Oilers, Bud Adams was a self-made billionaire who epitomized the stereotype of Texas oilmen.
He was also on the ground floor of the 1970 merger between the...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. --The Tennessee Titans figured a hurt Locker was better than no Locker, but they ended up in a cold locker here Sunday with a lethargic 31-17 loss to the visiting San Francisco 49ers.
Make that Jake Locker, the Titans quarterback who was rushed back into action after missing the last two games -- both losses with backup Ryan Fitzpatrick at the helm -- because of...
Titans receiver Kendall Wright caught nine passes for 98 yards Sunday against the 49ers.Fantasy Spin:Wright has been consistent, catching at least five passes for 54 yards in each of the last six games. He only has one touchdown, which came back in Week 2, so he's better suited for PPR leagues.
Titans/Oilers founder and owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. passed away peacefully from natural causes at his home this morning in Houston.
— Tennessee Titans (@TennesseeTitans) October 21, 2013
Titans owner Bud Adams put the entire Titans organization on notice after embarrassing loss to Bears
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The San Francisco 49ers hit the road to take on the Tennessee Titans in a Week 7 match-up.
At 4-2 the 49ers are poised to reel off a series of wins while the Titans (3-3) are hoping that the return of Jake Locker will get them back in the win column.
Coverage of the game between the 49ers and Titans will air on FOX beginning at 4:05 pm ET from LP Field in Nashville, TN.
According to the NFL's official participation information, here's how the Titans lined up against the 49ers.
Offense (59 total)
QB: Jake Locker 59
RB/FB: Chris Johnson 51, Jackie Battle 3, Collin Mooney 3, Darius Reynaud 3, Shonn Greene 2
TE: Delanie Walker 55, Craig Stevens 11, Taylor Thompson 2
WR: Nate Washington 50, Kendall Wright 49, Damian Williams 37, Kenny...
The Tennessee Titans lost on the field Sunday to the San Francisco 49ers, but they lost their owner, Bud Adams this morning as first reported by the Hearst News Service. According to the source, he has passed of natural causes. Adams was a pioneer in the football world, despite his controversial persona.
Adams was one of the original owners that helped to create the defunct American...
Tennessee is starting Jake Locker at quarterback against the San Francisco 49ers just three weeks after he was carted off the field with a sprained right hip and knee.
The Titans have deactivated Rusty Smith on Sunday, leaving backup Ryan Fitzpatrick as the other quarterback active. Locker practiced all week, doing more each day, capped by a slight majority of the snaps Friday....
Titans QB Jake Locker is back in the lineup Sunday against the Niners.Fantasy Spin:That doesn't mean he a great fantasy option this week, but if you have been struggling with Ryan Fitzpatrick this is an upgrade and quarterback and a boon to his receivers.
The end of the "Old School" NFL owner is close at hand.
One of the AFL owners (pre-AFC) and current owner of the Tennessee Titans, Bud Adams passed away over the weekend at his Houston home.
Bud Adams was 90-years old.
Adams signed on to buy and run the Houston Oilers at the beginning of the AFL, which started playing in competition with the NFL in 1960. The two...
Kenneth Stanley "Bud" Adams Jr., the man who brought pro football to Houston in 1960 and to Nashville in 1998 (after a stopover in Memphis...
Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams has died at age 90, according to