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  1. Munchak could resurface in AFC South

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mike Munchak could be at work in LP Field again in 2014 -- as a visiting assistant coach with Houston. His Hall of Fame playing career unfolded with the Houston Oilers. After that he joined the coaching staff and stayed on as t...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  2. Did Titans find easiest way out of Munchak?

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Titans have great affection for Mike Munchak, who had been with the organization since he was the Houston Oilers' first-round draft pick out of Penn State in 1982. Team president and CEO Tommy Smith said early on a decision...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  3. Munchak: Bud Adams 'will always be here'

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- After Mike Munchak was the first-round draft pick of the Houston Oilers in 1982, he visited with owner Bud Adams. Adams was the first Texan he'd met, and had the biggest desk Munchak had ever seen. It was the start of a 31-year...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  4. Phillips characterized a time and a place

    Paul Kuharsky

    Bum Phillips was one of those people who transcended his job and came to symbolize and characterize a time and a place. "Luv Ya Blue" in Houston with the Oilers was, in many ways, loving Phillips -- his drawl, his style, his hat and the team he co...

    Blog | October 19, 2013
  5. Yes, you can support a Bum Phillips opera

    Paul Kuharsky

    I cannot do anything better with this than what Stephanie Stradley did here at her Houston Chronicle Texans blog: Last April, online fan support helped create the Bum Phillips Opera. Now we need to kick the door down with some more money to get it ...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  6. RTC: Elway was nearly an Oiler

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans General manager Rick Smith is ready to make the big decisions that are central to the Texans' team-building, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. The John Elway-Dan Marino "30 for 30" special pr...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  7. Moon calls Pardee a 'Texas legend'

    Paul Kuharsky

    Jack Pardee left a big imprint on Houston and on the franchise that went on to become the Tennessee Titans. Pardee, who coached the run-and-shoot Houston Oilers, passed away Monday. Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon had high pra...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  8. Luv Ya Blue's Culp ninth Oiler in Hall

    Paul Kuharsky

    Pro Football Hall of Fame senior inductee Curley Culp started off with Kansas City, but he made a huge impact with the Houston Oilers, too. The six-time Pro Bowler was named the NFL's defensive player of the year by the Newspaper Enterprise Associ...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  9. RTC: Schaub hot since last game in Tenn.

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... An interesting read on strategy in the (still) new construct of overtime, from Brian Burke of Advanced NFL Stats. Houston Texans Since an Oct. 23 win in Nashville last year, the Texans are 11-1 in games started by Matt...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  10. Adams partly responsible for Titans' woes

    Paul Kuharsky

    Recall if you will, the end of Jeff Fisher's lengthy tenure as coach of the Houston Oilers/ Tennessee Titans. Owner Bud Adams was at a crossroads where it was absolutely clear he had to choose between Fisher and Vince Young. And Adams chose cor...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  11. On Munchak as coach -- and caretaker

    Paul Kuharsky

    Mike Munchak qualifies as more than the coach of the Titans, he's a caretaker of the franchise's history. So writes David Boclair of The Nashville City Paper in this giant piece. "As the first coach who also played for the franchise, founded by B...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  12. On Oilers/Titans' incentive pool

    Paul Kuharsky

    The Houston Oilers/Tennessee Oilers/Tennessee Titans "had a player-organized performance incentives pool to reward big plays" with money, reports Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. Gregg Williams coached for 11 years with the franchise including a term ...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  13. Texans trying to be sticky with new fans

    Paul Kuharsky

    Following their breakthrough into the playoffs, the Houston Texans face some big questions. Foremost among them are the contracts of outside linebacker Mario Williams and running back Arian Foster. Williams can become an unrestricted free agent an...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  14. Titans' punter was at The Comeback

    Paul Kuharsky

    With the Titans in Buffalo today, Mike Munchak and Jerry Gray this week got to recall the pain of being part of the Houston Oilers team that blew a 32-point lead and lost a 1992 playoff game at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Another person with the Titans ...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  15. Flash Points: Titans' decisive moment

    Paul Kuharsky

    What key event significantly changed the fortunes of the Titans -- for better or worse? Give us your take and we'll give you our definitive moment on May 20. Do you lean happy or sad, positive or negative? The Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans ha...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  16. RTC: 'Luv Ya Blue' raises big money

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Peter King says the Texans are in love with Patrick Peterson and has details of Jeff Fisher's upcoming climb. An autographed "Luv Ya Blue" Oilers helmet sold for $2 million at a charity auction. The second round of m...

    Blog | April 18, 2011