Mularkey finished the 2015 season as the Titans’ interim head coach after Tennessee fired Ken Whisenhunt. Mularkey led the team to a 2–7 record over its last nine games.
Mularkey has previously served as the head coach of the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars. Including his stint with the Titans, Mularkey has a career record of 18–39. He has also been an offensive coordinator with the Falcons, Dolphins and Steelers.
The Titans finished 2015 with a 3–13 record, giving them the first pick in the 2016 NFL draft.