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Titans executive VP Don MacLachlan has resigned

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In news first reported by Jim Wyatt, Don MacLachlan has resigned from the Titans after 24 seasons with the team:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>BREAKING: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Titans?src=hash">#Titans</a> executive VP Don MacLachlan has resigned from the organization after 24 seasons with the team</p>&mdash; Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) <a href="https://twitter.com/jwyattsports/status/570347762291580928">February 24, 2015</a></blockquote>

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It is no secret that the gameday experience this year was a disaster, but this is a very surprising move.  MacLachlan was on the radio a lot in Nashville, and always seemed like a really cool dude.

Another fun MacLachlan fact, if I recall correctly, it was one of his daughters that caught Vince Young's shoulder pads after he tossed them into the stands after the loss to the Redskins.

The Titans made some other moves this afternoon per Wyatt:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>The <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Titans?src=hash">#Titans</a> are promoting Stuart Spears to Sr. Vice President/Chief Revenue Officer with <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Titans?src=hash">#Titans</a></p>&mdash; Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) <a href="https://twitter.com/jwyattsports/status/570348432650432512">February 24, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>The <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Titans?src=hash">#Titans</a> are hiring Bob Flynn, formerly with Predators, as VP/head of facilities and game day operations</p>&mdash; Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) <a href="https://twitter.com/jwyattsports/status/570348903989534720">February 24, 2015</a></blockquote>

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It is probably a good idea to bring someone from the Predators in.  They had a lot of trouble selling tickets when the team first came to town.  They had to create a really good experience that made people want to show up.  The Titans haven't had that problem, and their laziness in marketing has been really obvious.