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Tennessee Titans
Established 1960
League/conference affiliations

American Football League (1960–1969)

  • Eastern Division (1960–1969)

National Football League (1970–present)

Current uniform
Team colors Navy, Titans Blue, White, Red, Silver
Mascot T-Rac
Owner(s) Bud Adams
General manager Mike Reinfeldt
Head coach Jeff Fisher
Team history
  • Houston Oilers (1960–1996)
  • Tennessee Oilers (1997–1998)
  • Tennessee Titans (1999–present)

League championships (2)

Conference championships (1)

  • AFC: 1999

Division championships (8)

  • AFL East: 1960, 1961, 1962, 1967
  • AFC Central: 1991, 1993, 2000
  • AFC South: 2002

The Tennessee Titans are a professional American football team in Nashville, Tennessee. They are currently part of the South Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). They used to be known as the Houston Oilers, and played in Houston, Texas, team was started in 1960 as a charter member of the American Football League. The Oilers won two AFL championships before joining the NFL as part of the AFL-NFL Merger.

The team moved to the state of Tennessee in 1997, and played in Memphis for one season before moving to Nashville. For two seasons, the team was known as the Tennessee Oilers before changing its name to the Titans in 1999.

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