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A contract extension for Titans GM Mike Reinfeldt

A hushed up contract extension for Titans GM Mike Reinfeldt?

The Tennessean reported recently that the current general manager for the Tennessee Titans, Mike Reinfeldt has, in a quiet deal secured a multi year extension with the team. Mike replaced Floyd Reese

in 2007 and his contract was slated to expire this season;he is now under contract through 2014 according to the new extension. Along with the extension, it will be first draft (2011) for Mike Reinfeldt without Coach Jeff Fisher, the long time Titans coach, and the first with Fisher’s replacement Mike Munchak.

In his tenure with the Titans, Reinfeldt has displayed the ability to build a team through drafts, free agency and retention of young talent. Among Mike’s best picks for the NFL are, star running back Chris Johnson in 2008 and safety Michael Griffin in 2007.

During his own nine year NFL career, he played safety for the then Houston Oilers and started 102 games consecutively during 1976 to 1983 where he earned the honors of Pro Bowl, All-Pro and AFC Defensive Player of the Year in 1979. During the height of that ‘Luv Ya Blue’ era, the team also advanced to the two (1978 and 1979) AFC Championship games. Reinfeldt also led the NFL with 12 interceptions in 1979.

Mike Reinfeldt’s resume has a master’s in business administration in management and finance and prior experience with the Los Angeles Raiders, the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks prior to joining the Titans.

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