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The Tennessee Titans were the Oilers but they moved the team to Tennessee in 1999. Team owner Bud Adams has refused to release the rights to the Oilers name or records from his control.

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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.

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When did Houston Oilers become Tennessee Titans?

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

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.

Where were the Tennessee Titans before they came to Tennessee?

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

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".

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.

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