NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The 2012 NFL regular season wrapped up a day before the calendar year, and Sunday’s results across the league clarified multiple components of the Titans’ 2013.
Tennessee will pick from the 10th overall spot in the first round of the NFL Draft on April 25th. It will mark the first time in franchise history that the organization has picked from the 10th spot.
The Titans, the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets each finished with 6-10 records, and the three teams are scheduled to alternate between the eighth, ninth and 10th selections of each round. Tennessee is scheduled to select from the 39th overall spot in the second round and 71st spot in the third round on April 26.
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In addition to learning when they are scheduled to select next year’s rookies, the Titans also learned their competition for the 16 regular-season games of 2013 (the dates and preseason schedules will be determined).
Tennessee will have home and away contests with AFC South foes Houston, Indianapolis and Jacksonville, and will also host AFC West foes Kansas City and San Diego, NFC West foes Arizona and San Francisco, and the Jets, who finished third in the AFC East standings (as the Titans did this year in the AFC South).
Additionally, the Titans will have road contests against AFC West foes Denver and Oakland and NFC West foes Seattle and St. Louis and AFC North third-place finisher Pittsburgh.
The 2013 scheduled opponents were 124-130-2 in 2012, which is slightly less formidable than the 131-125 mark compiled by Tennessee’s 2012 opponents.