On a Monday filled with high-profile firings, Tennessee Titans executive Mike Reinfeldt's departure struck an odd note.
Reinfeldt, one season removed from his five-year run as general manager, spent 2012 as the Titans' senior executive vice president and COO, mainly dealing with the financial side of the operation.
With new GM Ruston Webster and coach Mike Munchak secure in their jobs -- for now -- why was Reinfeldt sent packing by owner Bud Adams?
"In the days leading up to Adams going public with his interest in Manning, he repeatedly told Reinfeldt he wanted the Titans to get in the mix ... Reinfeldt was in communication with the 89-year-old Adams on a regular basis," Wyatt writes. "Adams felt like Reinfeldt didn't take him seriously enough. Adams wondered if Reinfeldt even spread the news to (Webster or Munchak). At the time, the Titans were focused on making it work with quarterbacks Jake Locker and Matt Hasselbeck."
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