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Titans seek new head coach after firing Mike Munchak

Jan. 4, 2014 at 3:53 PM
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NASHVILLE, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The Tennessee Titans fired head Coach Mike Munchak Saturday, ending his 31-year career with the franchise as a player and coach.

The Titans said a search for a replacement would begin right away.

Munchak, who was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1982, stayed with the team after it moved to Nashville.

He spent three seasons as head coach, compiling a 22-26 record.

The Titans were 7-6 this season after a promising 3-1 start. The team lost eight of 10 games at one point.

Munchak had expressed a desire to remain as head coach but the Titans decided to go in another direction after Munchak and Tommy Smith, the team president and chief executive officer, met Friday, the (Nashville) Tennessean said.

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