2005 Tennessee Titans season

The 2005 Tennessee Titans season was the franchise’s 46th season overall, 36th with the National Football League and ninth in Tennessee. The team attempted to improve upon their previous output of 5–11, but was only able to win four games in 2005.[1] The Titans’ games were often high-scoring, with eight of their sixteen games accumulating in excess of 50 points between the two teams.

2005 Tennessee Titans season
Tennessee Titans wordmark.svg
OwnerBud Adams
Head coachJeff Fisher
General managerFloyd Reese
Home fieldThe Coliseum
Results
Record4–12
Division place3rd AFC South
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Pro BowlersQB Steve McNair
DE Kyle Vanden Bosch

This was Steve McNair’s final season as a Titan before getting traded to the Baltimore Ravens following the season.

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

2005 Tennessee Titans staff
Front office
  • Founder/Owner/Chairman of the Board/President/CEO – Bud Adams
  • Executive VP/General Manager/Director of Football Operations – Floyd Reese
  • Director of Player Personnel – Rich Snead
  • Director of College Scouting – Mike Ackerley
  • National Coordinator of College Scouting – C. O. Brocato
  • Director of Pro Scouting – Al Smith

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Alan Lowry
  • Assistant Special Teams – Marty Galbraith

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Steve Watterson

RosterEdit

2005 Tennessee Titans final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
active, inactive, practice squad

ScheduleEdit

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record
1 August 12, 2005 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 17–20 0–1
2 August 19, 2005 at Atlanta Falcons W 24-21 1-1
3 August 26, 2005 at San Francisco 49ers L 13–16 1–2
4 September 1, 2005 Green Bay Packers L 17–21 1–3

Regular seasonEdit

In addition to their regular games with AFC South rivals, the Titans played teams from the AFC North and NFC West as per the schedule rotation, and also played intraconference games against the Raiders and the Dolphins based on divisional positions from 2004.

Week Date Opponent Result Record Attendance TV
1 September 11 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 7–34 0–1
62,931
CBS
2 September 18 Baltimore Ravens W 25–10 1–1
69,149
CBS
3 September 25 at St. Louis Rams L 27–31 1–2
65,835
CBS
4 October 2 Indianapolis Colts L 10–31 1–3
69,149
CBS
5 October 9 at Houston Texans W 34–20 2–3
70,430
CBS
6 October 16 Cincinnati Bengals L 23–31 2–4
69,149
CBS
7 October 23 at Arizona Cardinals L 10–20 2–5
39,482
CBS
8 October 30 Oakland Raiders L 25–34 2–6
69,149
CBS
9 November 6 at Cleveland Browns L 14–20 2–7
72,594
CBS
10 Bye
11 November 20 Jacksonville Jaguars L 28–31 2–8
69,149
CBS
12 November 27 San Francisco 49ers W 33–22 3–8
69,149
FOX
13 December 4 at Indianapolis Colts L 3–35 3–9
57,228
CBS
14 December 11 Houston Texans W 13–10 4–9
69,149
CBS
15 December 18 Seattle Seahawks L 24–28 4–10
69,149
FOX
16 December 24 at Miami Dolphins L 10–24 4–11
72,001
CBS
17 January 1 at Jacksonville Jaguars L 13–40 4–12
65,485
CBS

Note: Divisional opponents are in bold text

StandingsEdit

AFC South
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
(1) Indianapolis Colts 14 2 0 .875 6–0 11–1 439 247 W1
(5) Jacksonville Jaguars 12 4 0 .750 4–2 9–3 361 269 W3
Tennessee Titans 4 12 0 .250 2–4 3–9 299 421 L3
Houston Texans 2 14 0 .125 0–6 1–11 260 431 L2

ImagesEdit

ReferencesEdit