Titans Fire Offensive Coordinator Todd Downing & Others After Missing Playoffs

Todd Downing. Photo: Courtesy of the Tennessee Titans

The Tennessee Titans have announced that they will be parting ways with offensive coordinator Todd Downing, offensive line coach Keith Carter, secondary coach Anthony Midget and offensive skill assistant Erik Frazier.

Head coach Mike Vrabel informed the coaches on Monday (Jan. 9), marking the first day of the Titans’ offseason after failing to make the playoffs despite having a four-game lead over the Jaguars in the AFC South. The Titans finished the season with a 7-10 record, losing seven-consecutive games.

“I want to thank Todd, Keith, Anthony and Erik for their service and commitment to our team over their time here in Tennessee,” Vrabel said in a statement. “Each of them made an impact on our organization, were dedicated to the process and loyal members of our coaching staff.”

Downing was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2021 after initially joining the staff in 2019 as tight ends coach. Carter was hired in 2018, while Midget arrived in 2020. Frazier joined the Titans in 2021.

Vrabel will now begin the search to find their replacements.

Steven Boero