The Tennessee Titans have fired former NFL coach of the 12 months Mike Vrabel, the workforce introduced on Tuesday.
Vrabel was appointed as Titans head coach in 2018 and led them to 4 straight successful seasons, together with a visit to the AFC championship sport within the 2019 season. Vrabel was named NFL coach of the 12 months within the 2021 season however the workforce had dropping data in 2022 and 2023 – and went 6-18 in his final 24 video games – and ESPN’s Adam Schefter experiences that the Titans need to overhaul their employees. The Titans completed the 2023 season with a 6-11 file, though 5 of their losses have been by 4 factors or fewer.
“I’ll by no means shrink back from acknowledging that I’ve unapologetically excessive expectations for the soccer workforce and each side of the Titans group, the workforce’s controlling proprietor, Amy Adams Strunk, stated in an announcement. “Our imaginative and prescient just isn’t merely to provide extra wins than losses, it’s to recurrently compete for championships. Whereas this season was disappointing, I see early indicators of progress taking form. Final 12 months we added a promising younger quarterback and a number of other different gifted gamers to our roster. With a training search, enviable cap house, and High 10 draft place, this offseason is as vital as any in our historical past. I’m excited for the weeks and months forward. We are going to meet the second.”
The Titans’ star working again Derrick Henry was shocked when he was instructed of the firing.
“Wow. Wow. I’m shocked. Coach Vrabel is a pacesetter of males. He is a superb coach and instructor,” Henry instructed the Athletic. “I do know he’ll get one other alternative immediately. I look ahead to it.”
Vrabel, who gained three Tremendous Bowls as a participant with the Patriots, has been tipped by some as Invoice Belichick’s successor as head coach in New England.
The 48-year-old is the newest head coach to lose his job in latest days after Ron Rivera (Washington Commanders) and Arthur Smith (Atlanta Falcons) have been fired following the top of the common season. Belichick’s future has been the topic of hypothesis after the Patriots went 4-13 this season, the workforce’s worst file throughout his time in New England.