2014 Tennessee Titans season

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2014 Tennessee Titans season
Head coach Ken Whisenhunt
General manager Ruston Webster
Owner Estate of Bud Adams
Home field LP Field
Results
Record 2–5
Division place 3rd AFC South
Timeline
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The 2014 Tennessee Titans season is the franchise's 45th season in the National Football League, the 55th overall and the 18th in the state of Tennessee. It will also mark the first under new head coach Ken Whisenhunt, as well as the first full season following the death of longtime owner Bud Adams, who died during the 2013 season.

2014 draft class[edit]

Main article: 2014 NFL Draft
Round Selection Player Position College
1 11 Taylor Lewan Offensive tackle Michigan
2 54[A] Bishop Sankey Running back Washington
3 None[B]
4 112 DaQuan Jones Defensive tackle Penn State
122[A] Marqueston Huff Safety Wyoming
5 151 Avery Williamson Linebacker Kentucky
6 178[C] Zach Mettenberger Quarterback LSU
7 None[C]

Staff[edit]

Tennessee Titans staff
Front Office
Head Coaches
Offensive Coaches
 
Defensive Coaches
Special Teams Coaches
Strength and Conditioning

Coaching Staff
Management
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AFC East
BUF
MIA
NE
NYJ
North
BAL
CIN
CLE
PIT
South
HOU
IND
JAX
TEN
West
DEN
KC
OAK
SD
NFC East
DAL
NYG
PHI
WAS
North
CHI
DET
GB
MIN
South
ATL
CAR
NO
TB
West
ARI
STL
SF
SEA

Current roster[edit]

Tennessee Titans roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists

Practice squad

Rookies in italics
Roster updated October 22, 2014
Depth ChartTransactions

53 Active, 7 Inactive, 10 Practice Squad

AFC rostersNFC rosters

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

The Titans' preseason opponents were announced on April 9, 2014.

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game site TV NFL.com
recap
Final score Team record
1 August 9 7:00 p.m. CDT Green Bay Packers W 20–16 1–0 LP Field WKRN Recap
2 August 15 7:00 p.m. CDT at New Orleans Saints L 24–31 1–1 Mercedes-Benz Superdome WKRN Recap
3 August 23 6:00 p.m. CDT at Atlanta Falcons W 24–17 2–1 Georgia Dome WKRN Recap
4 August 28 7:00 p.m. CDT Minnesota Vikings L 3–19 2–2 LP Field WKRN Recap

Regular season[edit]

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game site TV NFL.com
recap
Final score Team record
1 September 7 12:00 p.m. CDT at Kansas City Chiefs W 26–10 1–0 Arrowhead Stadium CBS Recap
2 September 14 12:00 p.m. CDT Dallas Cowboys L 10–26 1–1 LP Field Fox Recap
3 September 21 12:00 p.m. CDT at Cincinnati Bengals L 7–33 1–2 Paul Brown Stadium CBS Recap
4 September 28 12:00 p.m. CDT at Indianapolis Colts L 17–41 1–3 Lucas Oil Stadium CBS Recap
5 October 5 12:00 p.m. CDT Cleveland Browns L 28–29 1–4 LP Field CBS Recap
6 October 12 12:00 p.m. CDT Jacksonville Jaguars W 16–14 2–4 LP Field CBS Recap
7 October 19 12:00 p.m. CDT at Washington Redskins L 17–19 2–5 FedEx Field CBS Recap
8 October 26 12:00 p.m. CDT Houston Texans LP Field Fox[D]
9 Bye
10 November 9 12:00 p.m. CST at Baltimore Ravens M&T Bank Stadium CBS
11 November 17 7:30 p.m. CST Pittsburgh Steelers LP Field ESPN
12 November 23 12:00 p.m. CST at Philadelphia Eagles Lincoln Financial Field CBS
13 November 30 12:00 p.m. CST at Houston Texans NRG Stadium CBS
14 December 7 12:00 p.m. CST New York Giants LP Field Fox
15 December 14 3:05 p.m. CST New York Jets LP Field CBS
16 December 18 7:25 p.m. CST at Jacksonville Jaguars EverBank Field NFLN
17 December 28 12:00 p.m. CST Indianapolis Colts LP Field CBS
Notes
  • Intra-division opponents are in bold text.
  • Networks and times for Sunday games from Weeks 10–17 are subject to change as a result of flexible scheduling.[1]

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1: at Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Week One: Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Titans 0 10 10 6 26
Chiefs 0 3 0 7 10

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Game information
Second quarter
  • KC – 13:35 Cairo Santos 35-yard FG. Drive: 8 plays, 64 yards, 4:18. (KC 3–0)
Second quarter
  • TEN – 3:31 Delanie Walker 5-yard TD pass from Jake Locker, Ryan Succop kick. Drive: 11 plays, 62 yards, 6:30. (TEN 7–3)
  • TEN – 0:03 Ryan Succop 36-yard FG. Drive: 4 plays, 24 yards, 0:25. (TEN 10–3)
Third quarter
  • TEN – 10:26 Kendall Wright 6-yard pass from Jake Locker, Ryan Succop kick. Drive: 9 plays, 80 yards, 4:34. (TEN 17–3)
  • TEN – 2:36 Ryan Succop 31-yard FG. Drive: 9 plays, 45 yards, 3:45. (TEN 20–3)
Fourth quarter
  • TEN – 12:39 Ryan Succop 46-yard FG. Drive: 7 plays, 16 yards, 3:47. (TEN 23–3)
  • KC – 10:09 Anthony Fasano 5-yard TD pass from Alex Smith, Cairo Santos kick. Drive: 10 plays, 83 yards, 2:30. (TEN 23–10)
  • TEN – 4:50 Ryan Succop 47-yard FG. Drive: 10 plays, 51 yards, 5:19. (TEN 26–10)
Top passers
  • TEN – Jake Locker: 22/33, 266 yards, 2 TD
  • KC – Alex Smith: 19/35, 202 yards, 1 TD
Top rushers
  • TEN – Shonn Greene: 15 rushes, 71 yards
  • KC – Alex Smith: 6 rushes, 36 yards
Top receivers
  • TEN – Kendall Wright: 6 receptions, 46 yards, 1 TD
  • KC – Donnie Avery: 7 receptions, 84 yards
Top tacklers

Week 2: vs. Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Week Two: Dallas Cowboys at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 3 13 7 3 26
Titans 0 0 10 0 10

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • DAL –
  • TEN –
Top rushers
  • DAL –
  • TEN –
Top receivers
  • DAL –
  • TEN –
Top tacklers
  • DAL –
  • TEN –

Week 3: at Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Week Three: Tennessee Titans at Cincinnati Bengals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Titans 0 0 0 7 7
Bengals 10 9 7 7 33

at Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • TEN –
  • CIN –
Top rushers
  • TEN –
  • CIN –
Top receivers
  • TEN –
  • CIN –
Top tacklers
  • TEN –
  • CIN –

Week 4: at Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Week Four: Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Titans 0 10 7 0 17
Colts 14 6 14 7 41

at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Date: September 28
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EDT/12:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: 78 °F (26 °C), partly sunny (retractable roof open)
  • Game attendance: 64,757
  • Referee: Jerome Boger
  • TV announcers (CBS): Kevin Harlan and Rich Gannon
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • TEN –
  • IND –
Top rushers
  • TEN –
  • IND –
Top receivers
  • TEN –
  • IND –
Top tacklers
  • TEN –
  • IND –

Week 5: vs. Cleveland Browns[edit]

Week Five: Cleveland Browns at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Browns 0 10 3 16 29
Titans 7 21 0 0 28

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • CLE –
  • TEN –
Top rushers
  • CLE –
  • TEN –
Top receivers
  • CLE –
  • TEN –
Top tacklers
  • CLE –
  • TEN –

Week 6: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Week Six: Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 7 0 0 7 14
Titans 3 7 3 3 16

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Date: October 12
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: 67 °F (19 °C), cloudy
  • Game attendance: 69,143
  • Referee: Jeff Triplette
  • TV announcers (CBS): Andrew Catalon, Steve Beuerlein and Steve Tasker
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • JAX –
  • TEN –
Top rushers
  • JAX –
  • TEN –
Top receivers
  • JAX –
  • TEN –
Top tacklers
  • JAX –
  • TEN –

Week 7: at Washington Redskins[edit]

Week Seven: Tennessee Titans at Washington Redskins – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Titans 3 7 0 7 17
Redskins 3 3 7 6 19

at FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland

  • Date: October 19
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EDT/12:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: 55 °F (13 °C), sunny
  • Game attendance: 75,227
  • Referee: Walt Anderson
  • TV announcers (CBS): Kevin Harlan and Rich Gannon
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • TEN –
  • WAS –
Top rushers
  • TEN –
  • WAS –
Top receivers
  • TEN –
  • WAS –
Top tacklers
  • TEN –
  • WAS –

Week 8: vs. Houston Texans[edit]

Week Eight: Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Texans 0 0 0 0 0
Titans 0 0 0 0 0

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • HOU –
  • TEN –
Top rushers
  • HOU –
  • TEN –
Top receivers
  • HOU –
  • TEN –
Top tacklers
  • HOU –
  • TEN –

Standings[edit]

Division[edit]

AFC South
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Indianapolis Colts 5 2 0 .714 3–0 5–1 216 136 W5
Houston Texans 3 4 0 .429 0–1 2–2 155 150 L3
Tennessee Titans 2 5 0 .271 1–1 2–3 122 174 L1
Jacksonville Jaguars 1 6 0 .143 0–2 1–4 107 192 W1

Conference[edit]

# Team Division W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA PD STK
Division leaders
1 Denver Broncos West 6 1 0 .857 2–0 4–0 224 142 82 W4
2 Indianapolis Colts South 5 2 0 .714 3–0 5–1 216 136 80 W5
3 New England Patriots East 5 2 0 .714 2–1 4–2 187 154 33 W3
4 Baltimore Ravens North 5 2 0 .714 2–1 2–2 193 104 89 W2
Wild Cards
5 San Diego Chargers West 5 3 0 .625 1–2 4–2 205 149 56 L2
6 Cincinnati Bengals North 3 2 1 .583 1–0 2–2 134 140 –6 L1
  In the hunt
7 Pittsburgh Steelers North 4 3 0 .571 1–2 3–2 154 162 –8 W1
8 Buffalo Bills East 4 3 0 .571 1–1 1–3 135 142 –7 W1
9 Kansas City Chiefs West 3 3 0 .500 1–1 3–2 142 121 21 W1
10 Miami Dolphins East 3 3 0 .500 1–1 2–2 147 138 9 W1
11 Cleveland Browns North 3 3 0 .500 1–2 2–3 140 139 1 L1
12 Houston Texans South 3 4 0 .429 0–1 2–2 155 150 5 L3
13 Tennessee Titans South 2 5 0 .286 1–1 2–3 121 172 –51 W1
14 New York Jets East 1 6 0 .143 0–1 1–3 121 185 –64 L6
15 Jacksonville Jaguars South 1 6 0 .143 0–2 1–4 105 191 –86 W1
16 Oakland Raiders West 0 6 0 .000 0–1 0–5 92 158 –66 L6
Tiebreakers
As of the end of Week 7, CBSSports.com states that the above seeding order is unofficial because "ties cannot be accurately broken until later in the season."[3]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Titans traded their original second-round selection (No. 42 overall) to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for the Eagles' second- and fourth-round selections (Nos. 54 and 122 overall, respectively).
  2. ^ The Titans traded their third-round selection (No. 77 overall), along with their 2013 second- and seventh-round selections to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for the 49ers' 2013 second-round selection.
  3. ^ a b The Titans traded their sixth- and seventh-round selections (Nos. 186 and 228 overall, respectively) to the Washington Redskins in exchange for the Redskins' sixth-round selection (No. 178 overall).
  4. ^ a b The Week 8 game vs. the Houston Texans, originally slated to air on CBS, was moved to Fox as a result of flexible scheduling.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rosenthal, Gregg (April 23, 2014). "2014 NFL Schedule: Flex games can now start in Week 5". NFL.com. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2014 Conference Standings". NFL.com. Retrieved September 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "2014 NFL playoff picture". CBS Sports. Retrieved September 30, 2014. 

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