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|NFL Stunner: Titans, Fisher Part After 16 Seasons
|NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jeff Fisher says he and the Tennessee Titans have reached a point where it is "time to move on" and part ways with each other after 16 full seasons.
Fisher, who declined to address specific details about the decision, acknowledged some differences with the team, but said Friday morning it was the best decision in the wake of two difficult seasons.
Fisher says he has been coaching for 25 years "and I think I'm tired. I need to rest." He wouldn't say if he would accept another coaching job.
The team announced the split Thursday night, shocking players and assistant coaches.
Fisher guided the team's relocation from Houston to Tennessee and took the Titans to their lone Super Bowl appearance. He also had losing skids of at least five games in five of the last seven seasons.
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