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Titans finally hire Seattle VP as new general manager
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Bud Adams prefers sticking with people
he knows for important jobs. The Tennessee Titans owner did just
that Monday, picking an All-Pro safety from his franchise's old
"Luv Ya Blue" days in Texas for his first new general manager
Mike Reinfeldt started 102 consecutive games for the
then-Houston Oilers between 1976 and 1983 and lost to Pittsburgh in
the AFC championship in the 1978 and 1979 seasons -- when the fans
rallied around the phrase "Luv Ya Blue." He led the NFL with 12
interceptions in 1979 when he was All-Pro.
Now Seattle's vice president of football operations, Reinfeldt
was among seven candidates and three finalists to replace Floyd
Reese, who resigned on Jan. 5, a month before his contract expired.
Adams chose Reinfeldt and the opportunity to bring back a former
Oiler to a team that relocated to Tennessee in 1997.
"He was a fabulous player for us, has been an outstanding
football man at Seattle and Green Bay and I have every confidence
that he will do a great job here as well," Adams said in a
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Re: Titans finally hire Seattle VP as new general manager
I think he will be a great addition to our organization.
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