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Titans fire head coach Mike Munchak

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By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: January 4th, 2014 at 3:05 pm EST

The Tennessee Titans job has been up in the air since the end of the regular season.

Mike Munchak was reported to be fired. Then due to his three decades with the team, the Titans had a hard time making a decision on his tenure.

But, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, his tenure is over with the Titans.

Many news outlets are reporting that indications are that he would stay. Yet, Mortensen is the lone reporter to say that he’s fired.

The Titans finished with a 7-9 record, and is the sixth head coach to be fired since the end of the season. He had one year left on his contract when he was fired today.

Mike Munchak Tennessee Titans NFL Head Coach

Mike Munchak (Getty Images)

He reportedly met with Titans President/CEO Tommy Smith in Houston yesterday.

“I said all along that we would review every aspect of the football operations at the conclusion of the season – in early January,” Smith said. “Today I sat down with Ruston and Mike and we discussed every coach and player on the roster. We had good discussions, but no final decisions were made.”

The Titans haven’t made the playoffs since the 2008 season. And it has been a decade since they lost won a playoff game.

Munchak replaced Jeff Fisher in 2011. Yet, he would go only 22-28 in three years.

“I feel real good about this team, how we have grown as a team throughout the year. I see it first-hand every day. I see the tape. I see what we are doing. I think I have a great feel for what we need as we continue to get better,” Munchak said.

“I don’t think we are that far off. I think you saw that in the way we played this year. I don’t think you saw a team that last year we had a hard time hanging in games. This year, we were right there. We just got to find, get a few closures. We just need to find a few more guys to help us close out games and we’ll be in great shape.”

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