Mike Mularkey

New Titans defensive coordinator Dean Pees: 'I kept missing the game more and more'

New Titans defensive coordinator Dean Pees: 'I kept missing the game more and more'

Nearly two weeks after retiring, former defensive coordinator Dean Pees was still hanging around his office at the Ravens’ team facility in Owings Mills.

He was trying not to be a pest to his replacement, Don “Wink” Martindale, but Pees was already missing the game.

Pees, though, is back in the NFL again. The 68-year-old officially agreed to become the Tennessee Titans’ new defensive coordinator Monday, replacing Dick LeBeau, one of the game’s greatest defensive coaches.

Pees was on his way to Nashville on Tuesday but decided to make his first public comments about what transpired over the weekend while running through an airport.

“One week after I retired I had...

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