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  1. Floyd Reese recounts McNair draft bluff

    Paul Kuharsky

    Floyd Reese was General Manager of the Houston Oilers and Tennessee Titans from 1994-2006. He worked for ESPN for a time after that, and then was part of Bill Belichick's front office in New England from 2009-2014. He's living in Nashville, and Th...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  2. Titans' top play winner: Music City Miracle

    Paul Kuharsky

    Score: Titans 22, Bills 16 Date: Jan. 8, 2000 Site: Adelphia Coliseum ESPN.com readers rated the Music City Miracle the franchise's most memorable play in a landslide vote, and they got it right. Mike Renfro's non-catch catch in the 1979 AFC C...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  3. Titans' biggest key to success

    Paul Kuharsky

    With the third pick in the 1995 draft, the Houston Oilers found what everyone in the league needs: A quarterback who developed into a reliable starter and could lead a team to victory. Steve McNair was unconventional in many ways: He had unsurpass...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  4. Oilers/Titans' top plays: 1 yard short

    Paul Kuharsky

    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in team history. We've already looked at Mike Renfro's non-catch catch for the Houston Oilers in the 1979 AFC championship game and the "Music City Miracle" that won the Tennessee Titans a ...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  5. Oilers/Titans' top plays: Renfro's non-catch

    Paul Kuharsky

    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in team history. In the next two days we'll feature: the Music City Miracle trick kickoff return that won a playoff game against the Bills for the Titans in January 2000; and Kevin Dyson's ...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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