Bruce Matthews, a lineman for the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans (1983-2001) played in 296 career games, the most in NFL history by a non-kicker. He had streaks of 232 consecutive games played and 229 games started- an NFL record. The 6'5, 300 lb. Matthews never missed a game due to injury during his career. He holds Oiler records for games played, consecutive games played, seasons and Pro Bowl appearances. In 2002 Matthews played in his 14th consecutive Pro Bowl tying him with Merlin Olsen for the most in NFL history. He played in 9 Pro Bowls at guard and five at center. Matthews played in over 40 NFL stadiums; blocked for 15 quarterbacks and 26 running backs during his 19-year career. He was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.