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The 2012 Tennessee Titans season was the franchise's 43rd season in the National Football League, the 53rd overall, the 16th in the state of Tennessee and the second under head coach Mike Munchak. It was also the last full season under the ownership of Bud Adams, who died on October 21, 2013. The Titans failed to improve on their 9–7 record in 2011 and were eliminated from postseason contention in Week 14.

2012 Tennessee Titans season
Tennessee Titans wordmark.svg
Head coachMike Munchak
General managerRuston Webster
OwnerBud Adams
Home fieldLP Field
Results
Record6–10
Division place3rd AFC South
Playoff finishdid not qualify

Contents

2012 draft classEdit

2012 Tennessee Titans Draft
Round Selection Player Position College
1 20 Kendall Wright Wide Receiver Baylor
2 52 Zach Brown Linebacker North Carolina
3 82 Mike Martin Defensive Tackle Michigan
4 115 Coty Sensabaugh Cornerback Clemson
5 145[a] Taylor Thompson Tight End SMU
6 190 Markelle Martin Safety Oklahoma State
7 227[b] Scott Solomon Defensive End Rice

Notes

^[a] Traded up to acquire pick from the Dolphins.
^[b] Pick from the Browns through the Vikings.

StaffEdit

2012 Tennessee Titans staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

Final rosterEdit

2012 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
53 Active, 17 Inactive, 9 Practice squad

ScheduleEdit

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 August 11 at Seattle Seahawks L 17–27 0–1 CenturyLink Field Recap
2 August 17 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 30–7 1–1 Raymond James Stadium Recap
3 August 23 Arizona Cardinals W 32–27 2–1 LP Field Recap
4 August 30 New Orleans Saints W 10–6 3–1 LP Field Recap

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 September 9 New England Patriots L 13–34 0–1 LP Field Recap
2 September 16 at San Diego Chargers L 10–38 0–2 Qualcomm Stadium Recap
3 September 23 Detroit Lions W 44–41 (OT) 1–2 LP Field Recap
4 September 30 at Houston Texans L 14–38 1–3 Reliant Stadium Recap
5 October 7 at Minnesota Vikings L 7–30 1–4 Mall of America Field Recap
6 October 11 Pittsburgh Steelers W 26–23 2–4 LP Field Recap
7 October 21 at Buffalo Bills W 35–34 3–4 Ralph Wilson Stadium Recap
8 October 28 Indianapolis Colts L 13–19 (OT) 3–5 LP Field Recap
9 November 4 Chicago Bears L 20–51 3–6 LP Field Recap
10 November 11 at Miami Dolphins W 37–3 4–6 Sun Life Stadium Recap
11 Bye
12 November 25 at Jacksonville Jaguars L 19–24 4–7 EverBank Field Recap
13 December 2 Houston Texans L 10–24 4–8 LP Field Recap
14 December 9 at Indianapolis Colts L 23–27 4–9 Lucas Oil Stadium Recap
15 December 17 New York Jets W 14–10 5–9 LP Field Recap
16 December 23 at Green Bay Packers L 7–55 5–10 Lambeau Field Recap
17 December 30 Jacksonville Jaguars W 38–20 6–10 LP Field Recap
Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

Game summariesEdit

Week 1: vs. New England PatriotsEdit

Week One: New England Patriots at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Patriots 7 14 7634
Titans 3 0 7313

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Date: September 9
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: 78 °F (26 °C), (Sunny)
  • Game attendance: 69,143
  • Referee: Jerry Frump
  • TV announcers (CBS): Jim Nantz and Phil Simms
Game information

Week 2: at San Diego ChargersEdit

Week Two: Tennessee Titans at San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Titans 0 3 7010
Chargers 14 3 71438

at Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California

  • Date: September 16
  • Game time: 3:25 p.m. CDT/1:25 p.m. PDT
  • Game weather: 85 °F (29 °C), sunny
  • Game attendance: 60,804
  • Referee: Bruce Hermanson
  • TV announcers (CBS): Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts
Game information

Week 3: vs. Detroit LionsEdit

Week Three: Detroit Lions at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 34OTTotal
Lions 6 3 725041
Titans 10 10 021344

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

Game information

Week 4: at Houston TexansEdit

Week Four: Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Titans 0 7 0714
Texans 14 0 141038

at Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas

  • Date: September 30
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Played indoors (retractable roof closed)
  • Game attendance: 71,581
  • Referee: Carl Cheffers
  • TV announcers (CBS): Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts
Game information

Week 5: at Minnesota VikingsEdit

Week Five: Tennessee Titans at Minnesota Vikings – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Titans 0 0 077
Vikings 7 6 10730

at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Game information

Week 6: vs. Pittsburgh SteelersEdit

Week Six: Pittsburgh Steelers at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Steelers 10 0 31023
Titans 6 10 01026

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

Game information

Week 7: at Buffalo BillsEdit

Week Seven: Tennessee Titans at Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Titans 14 7 7735
Bills 14 6 14034

at Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, New York

  • Date: October 21
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EDT/12:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: 55 °F (13 °C), mostly sunny
  • Game attendance: 68,836
  • Referee: Mike Carey
  • TV announcers (CBS): Marv Albert and Rich Gannon
Game information

Week 8: vs. Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Week Eight: Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 34OTTotal
Colts 3 0 37619
Titans 3 7 03013

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Date: October 28
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: 57 °F (14 °C), (Sunny)
  • Game attendance: 69,143
  • Referee: Alberto Riveron
  • TV announcers (CBS): Bill Macatee and Steve Tasker
Game information

Week 9: vs. Chicago BearsEdit

Week Nine: Chicago Bears at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Bears 28 3 61451
Titans 2 3 7820

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

Game information

Week 10: at Miami DolphinsEdit

Week Ten: Tennessee Titans at Miami Dolphins – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Titans 14 10 7637
Dolphins 0 3 003

at Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida

  • Date: November 11
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST/12:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 78 °F (26 °C), partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 60,165
  • Referee: Walt Anderson
  • TV announcers (CBS): Spero Dedes and Steve Tasker
Game information

Week 12: at Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Week Twelve: Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Titans 3 3 31019
Jaguars 7 0 71024

at EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

  • Date: November 25
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: 60 °F (16 °C), sunny
  • Game attendance: 63,323
  • Referee: Walt Anderson
  • TV announcers (CBS): Spero Dedes and Steve Beuerlein
Game information

Week 13: vs. Houston TexansEdit

Week Thirteen: Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Texans 14 7 3024
Titans 3 0 7010

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

Game information

With the loss, the Titans fell to 4–8 and were swept by the Texans for the first time since 2004.

Week 14: at Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Week Fourteen: Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Titans 7 13 0323
Colts 7 0 14627

at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Date: December 9
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST/12:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: Played indoors (retractable roof closed)
  • Game attendance: 64,688
  • Referee: Pete Morelli
  • TV announcers (CBS): Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts
Game information

Week 15: vs. New York JetsEdit

Week Fifteen: New York Jets at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Jets 3 0 7010
Titans 0 7 7014

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

Game information

Week 16: at Green Bay PackersEdit

Week Sixteen: Tennessee Titans at Green Bay Packers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Titans 0 0 077
Packers 14 6 142155

at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

  • Date: December 23
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 24 °F (−4 °C), mostly sunny
  • Game attendance: 70,508
  • Referee: Clete Blakeman
  • TV announcers (CBS): Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf
Game information

Week 17: vs. Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Week Seventeen: Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Jaguars 7 7 0620
Titans 7 14 14338

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Date: December 30
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 37 °F (3 °C),(Sunny)
  • Game attendance: 69,143
  • Referee: Bill Vinovich
  • TV announcers (CBS): Don Criqui and Randy Cross
Game information

StandingsEdit

AFC South
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
(3) Houston Texans 12 4 0 .750 5–1 10–2 416 331 L2
(5) Indianapolis Colts 11 5 0 .688 4–2 8–4 357 387 W2
Tennessee Titans 6 10 0 .375 1–5 5–7 330 471 W1
Jacksonville Jaguars 2 14 0 .125 2–4 2–10 255 444 L5

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