The nation’s attention will be squarely focused on the Titans in Week 1. They play the defending Super Bowl champion Steelers in the first game of the NFL season, and Pittsburgh will be out for revenge after
Titans players stomped on a Terrible Towel following their victory in Tennessee in Week 16 last season.
In the previous two Week 17 meetings between the Titans and Colts in Indianapolis, one team already had established its playoff position and rested its starters. That doesn’t figure to be the case in 2009 as the teams face off in Week 13 at Lucas Oil Stadium.
After a two-year absence, Christmas Day football returns to the NFL. The primetime game will be a matchup between the Titans and the visiting San Diego Chargers. In three previous Christmas Day appearances, Tennessee is 2-1 (including a 1993 game when the franchise was the Houston Oilers).