Since 2016, the Titans have had five consecutive winning seasons, the most since they were the Houston Oilers, and made three playoff appearances in that time.
|General manager||Jon Robinson|
|Houston Oilers (1960–1996) Tennessee Oilers (1997–1998) Tennessee Titans (1999–present)|
What is the history of the Tennessee Titans?
- History of the Tennessee Titans. They are members of the South Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). Previously known as the Houston Oilers, the then- Houston, Texas, team began play in 1960 as a charter member of the American Football League.
- 1 Why did the Houston Oilers become the Tennessee Titans?
- 2 What were the Tennessee Titans named after?
- 3 Did the Titans used to be the Oilers?
- 4 How are the Tennessee Titans related to Greek mythology?
- 5 Why did Oilers change their name?
- 6 What is the newest NFL team?
- 7 Who is Kronos?
- 8 What was Helios the god of?
- 9 Who are the original Titans?
Why did the Houston Oilers become the Tennessee Titans?
Hello Titans. Titans was picked as the new nickname of the NFL’s Tennessee franchise, transplanted from Houston. “We wanted a new nickname to reflect strength, leadership and other heroid qualities,” owner Bud Adams said Saturday in making the announcement.
What were the Tennessee Titans named after?
The Oilers played one season in Memphis and one in Nashville at Vanderbilt University’s football stadium before their home stadium was completed prior to the 1999 season. The team was then rechristened the Tennessee Titans, a name derived from Nashville’s sobriquet of “the Athens of the South.”
Did the Titans used to be the Oilers?
In 1997, the Oilers became the first NFL team to call Tennessee home when the franchise relocated to the Volunteer state. Two years later in 1999, the franchise retired the nickname Oilers and became known as the Titans.
Titans:: The Original Greek Gods The Titans were the deities in Greek mythology that preceded the Olympians. They were the children of the primordial deities Uranus (heaven) and Gaea (earth). Cronus was the leader of the Titans, after he managed to overthrow his tyrant father Uranus from the throne.
Why did Oilers change their name?
The National Football Conference (NFC) champion St. Louis Rams defeated the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Tennessee Titans, 23–16, to claim their first Super Bowl win and first NFL championship since 1951.
What is the newest NFL team?
Did you know? The Houston Texans are the youngest franchise in the NFL, becoming the league’s 32nd franchise during the 2002 season.
Who is Kronos?
Cronus, also spelled Cronos or Kronos, in ancient Greek religion, male deity who was worshipped by the pre-Hellenic population of Greece but probably was not widely worshipped by the Greeks themselves; he was later identified with the Roman god Saturn.
What was Helios the god of?
Helios, (Greek: “Sun”) in Greek religion, the sun god, sometimes called a Titan. He drove a chariot daily from east to west across the sky and sailed around the northerly stream of Ocean each night in a huge cup. His worship spread as he became increasingly identified with other deities, often under Eastern influence.
Who are the original Titans?
Robin, Kid Flash, Wonder Girl, Speedy, and Aqualad were the original Teen Titans in 1964, and almost forty years—and many code-name and costume changes later—they and their legacies live on.