Titans Lose Former Teammate and Game
Before the game the Titans learned that former All-Pro Titan kicker Rob Bironas was killed in a car crash Saturday night in south Nashville.
The accident happened in the 800 block of Battery lane around 11 p.m.
The crash occurred about a mile from Bironas’ home where police believe he was heading.
He signed with the Titans in 2005 as an unrestricted free agent and was released by the team in March.
Bironas holds the NFL record for most field goals in a single game after he successfully converted eight field goals against the Houston Texans in October of 2007.
Bironas also holds the Titans’ franchise record of 11 game-winning kicks during his career, including a 60-yard game winning kick against the Indianapolis Colts that remains the team’s longest field goal in franchise history.
He was the named the AFC Player of the Month in October of 2007 and to the Pro Bowl in 2008.
He led the Titans in scoring in both 2005 and 2006.