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Tennessee Titans

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Tennessee Titans1. The Tennessee Titans are a professional American football team based in Nashville, Tennessee. They are currently members of the South Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). Currently, where do they play their home games?

  • Jeppesen Stadium
  • Titans Park
  • LP Field

2. The Houston Oilers began in 1960 as a charter member of the American Football League. They were owned by Bud Adams, a Houston oilman, who had made several previous unsuccessful bids for an NFL expansion team in Houston.

  • True or False?

3. In 1978, the Oilers' fortunes improved when they drafted a University of Texas football star, who was both Rookie of the Year and MVP that year and led the Oilers to their first NFL playoff appearance. Who was the player?

  • Earl Campbell
  • O.J. Simpson
  • Billy Cannon

4. In 1987, Adams threatened to move the team to unless the Astrodome was "brought up to date." At the time the Astrodome only seated about 50,000 fans for football�the smallest capacity in the NFL. Not willing to lose the Oilers, the city responded with $67 million in improvements to the Astrodome that included new Astroturf, 10,000 additional seats and 65 luxury boxes. Where did he threaten to move the team?

  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Jacksonville, Florida

5. On December 22, Adams announced that the Oilers would be known as the Tennessee Titans starting in 1999. The new name met all of Adams' requirements, and also served as a nod to Nashville's nickname of "The Athens of the South" (for its large number of higher-learning institutions and Classical architecture). What NFL team was originally known as the Titans?

  • Baltimore Ravens
  • Oakland Raiders
  • New York Jets

6. The Titans' Cinderella season led to a trip to Super Bowl XXXIV, where they lost a heartbreaker to the St. Louis Rams when Kevin Dyson was tackled one yard short of the endzone in a 23-16 game (in favor of the Rams) as regulation time expired in a play known as "The Tackle".

  • True or False?

7. In 2000, the Titans finished with an NFL-best 13�3 record and won their third AFC Central title�their first division title as the Tennessee Titans. What AFC played in the Super Bowl that year?

  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Indianapolis Colts
  • Baltimore Ravens

8. In 2002, despite starting the season 1-4 the Titans finished the season 11-5 and made it to the AFC Championship Game but lost to the team, who went on to lose Super Bowl XXXVII to Tampa Bay. Who was the team?

  • Oakland Raiders
  • San Diego Chargers
  • Pittsburgh Steelers

9. In 2003, who was the quarterback that won the MVP award, sharing it with Peyton Manning.

  • Warren Moon
  • George Blanda
  • Steve McNair

10. In 2007, the Titans were 10-6 and Place 3rd AFC South. They lost their Wild Card Playoffs. Who did they lose too?

  • San Diego Chargers
  • New York Jets
  • Miami Dolphins

Check Your Answers

  1. LP Field
  2. True
  3. Earl Campbell
  4. Jacksonville, Florida
  5. New York Jets
  6. True
  7. Baltimore Ravens
  8. Oakland Raiders
  9. Steve McNair
  10. San Diego Chargers

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