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1997; the first year games were played in Memphis, then in Nashville thereafter.

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What was the old name for the Tennessee Titans?

Houston Oilers

Houston oilers to the Tennessee Titans?

The Houston Oilers and Tennessee Titans are the same organization. They began as the Oilers; when they moved to Tennessee in 1997 the Oilers name stayed, then was changed to Titans in 1999.

Why did the Houston Oilers leave the NFL?

The Houston Oilers moved to Tennessee and became the Tennessee Oilers for the 1997 season. The team changed their name from Oilers to Titans in 1999.

What team did the Houston Oilers change to?

In 1997, the Houston Oilers moved from the city of Houston, Texas to the city of Nashville, Tennessee and they are now known as the Tennessee Titans.

Tennessee titans Houston oilers uniform?

The Tennessee Titans moved from Houston where the Oilers . .so their 'throwback' uniforms are Oiler uniforms.

Where were the Titans located from 1960-1962?

Houston Oilers (1960-1996)Tennessee Oilers (1997-1998)Tennessee Titans (1999-present)At that time they were not the titans, but the Houston Oilers.

When did Houston Oilers become Tennessee Titans?

They became the Tennessee Oilers in 1997, then in 1999 changed to the Titans.

Where were the Tennessee Titans before they came to Tennessee?

The Titans were once the Houston Oilers. The Titans play in Nashville.

Where else have the Houston Oilers played?

The Oilers were located in Houston at first and then switched to Memphis, Tennessee and then re-located to Nashville, Tennessee after 2 years. That is also when they switched names from Oilers to Titans.

What's another name for the Tennessee Titans?

The Tennessee Titans relocated to Tennessee from Houston in 1997. In Houston the team was known as the "Houston Oilers". For the first two years in Tennessee the team was known as the "Tennessee Oilers". In 1999 the team changed its name to the "Tennessee Titans".

What NFL team would be called lubricators?

The Houston Oilers (now the Tennessee Titans)

Are the Tennessee Titans the ex Houston Oilers and who are the Houston Texans?

Yes, the Houston Oilers moved to Tennessee and became the Titans for the 1997 season. The Houston Texans are an expansion team that joined the NFL in 2002.