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The Tennessee Titans announced Tuesday they have parted ways with general manager Jon Robinson. Robinson was hired in 2016 to help restructure a dormant Titans franchise that hadn’t made the playoffs in nearly a decade. Since Robinson came onboard, the Titans have made the playoffs four times in six seasons including an AFC Championship game appearance in 2019.

“I am proud of what we have accomplished in my eight seasons of ownership, but I believe there is more to be done and higher aspirations to be met”, Controlling Owner Amy Adams Strunk said in a released statement.

“I want to thank Jon for his dedicated work to set this organization on an upward trajectory and I wish him and his family the best."

Tennessee never produced a losing season under Robinson’s tenure but his personnel decisions have been questionable. Tennessee has whiffed on recent first round draft picks, particularly OT Isaiah Wilson, who was released after one year, and CB Caleb Farley, who has struggled to get on the field due to injuries.

During the 2022 offseason, Robinson was reluctant to give WR A.J. Brown a massive contract extension. On draft day, Tennessee traded Brown to the Philadelphia Eagles for draft compensation. Brown has since blossomed into an elite receiver with Philly, making his case as an All-Pro candidate. In Week 13 when the Titans played Eagles, Brown exploded for 118 yards and two touchdowns against his former team in a 35-10 victory.

Titans’ Vice President of Player Personnel Ryan Cowden will be in charge of managerial responsibilities for the rest of the season. Tennessee will begin the search for a new general manager “shortly.”

The Titans sit are 7-5 leading the AFC South and sit as the fourth seed in the playoff picture.

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