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Ryan Tannehill: You don’t forget how to throw and catch in two weeks

With Derrick Henry doing the heavy lifting, Ryan Tannehill has thrown 29 passes for 160 yards in the Titans’ two playoff victories. The quarterback is fine with any formula that leads to another win and a trip to the Super Bowl. “Well I mean, being a quarterback, obviously I love throwing the ball, but I [more]

Travis Kelce limited at Chiefs practice

Tight end Travis Kelce was limited in practice all of last week due to a knee problem and then caught 10 passes for 134 yards and three touchdowns in last Sunday’s 51-31 win over the Texans, so Wednesday’s injury report might bode well for the Chiefs this weekend. Kelce remained a limited participant as the [more]

Chiefs’ Anthony Hitchens says hitting Derrick Henry low is the key to tackling him

Chiefs linebacker Anthony Hitchens says the Chiefs know how to tackle Titans running back Derrick Henry. “Hit him low. All legal within the game, but hit him lower,” Hitchens said. When the Titans and Chiefs met in the regular season, Henry ran wild, gaining 188 yards. But Hitchens thinks the Chiefs played fairly well against [more]

Logan Ryan misses Titans practice, Jayon Brown returns to work

There was some good news for the Titans defense at Wednesday’s practice as linebacker Jayon Brown got on the field for the first time in the postseason. There was also a little bit of bad news. Cornerback Logan Ryan didn’t take part in the first practice ahead of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs. [more]

No practice for Chris Jones Wednesday

The Chiefs would love to have defensive tackle Chris Jones on hand to help slow down Derrick Henry and the rest of the Titans offense on Sunday, but they’ll have to wait to see if he’ll be healthy enough to make that a reality. Jones missed last Sunday’s win with a calf injury and head [more]

Divisional round players of the week, from #PFTPM

It’s awards time for the divisional round of the playoffs. On Tuesday’s #PFTPM, MDS and yours truly named players, rookies, coaches, and calls of the week that saw the playoff field whittled from eight to four teams. The players of the week are Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Titans running back Derrick Henry. For more [more]

Derrick Henry ran over the Chiefs in the regular season, rematch looms

When the Titans beat the Chiefs in the regular season, Derrick Henry led the way. If the Titans are going to upset the Chiefs again on Sunday in the AFC Championship Game, they’ll be counting on Henry to get the job done again. Henry carried 23 times for 188 yards and two touchdowns when the [more]

Juan Thornhill undergoes knee surgery Tuesday

Chiefs safety Juan Thornhill underwent knee surgery in Dallas on Tuesday. The rookie posted a photo on his Instagram page. “Surgery went well and the road to greatness starts today,” Thornhill wrote. Thornhill tore an anterior cruciate ligament in Week 17 against the Chargers. He finished the year with 56 tackles, five pass breakups and [more]

Titans not looking beyond this week, with focus squarely on Chiefs

Nashville finally “woke up” to the Titans. The Titans are the only team among the four remaining teams never to have won a Super Bowl, so they have their fans dreaming of a Lombardi Trophy. But to even get back into the big game, the Titans will have to win the AFC Championship Game. So [more]

Chiefs are betting favorites to win this year’s Super Bowl, and next year’s too

With four teams remaining in contention to win Super Bowl LIV, the Chiefs are the favorites. And with 32 teams in contention to win Super Bowl LV, the Chiefs are the favorites to win next year, too. The current odds at Caesars Sportsbook have the Chiefs as 11-10 favorites to win this year’s Super Bowl. [more]

Brady, Peyton, Ben absent from AFC Championship for first time in 17 years

Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill will be welcomed into an exclusive club on Sunday, a club that Patrick Mahomes became a member of last year, and a club that has had surprisingly few members in recent years. That club is quarterbacks who have started the AFC Championship Game. When Tannehill’s Titans take on Mahomes’ Chiefs on [more]

If Bill O’Brien knew he needed to score 50, why kick a field goal?

During his postgame press conference, Bill O’Brien explained his decision to run a fake punt deep in his own end while holding a 24-7 lead by saying “we felt like we needed 50 points.” The Texans actually needed 52 since the Chiefs scored 51, but who’s counting? If that’s truly the case, then how does [more]

NFL divisional round viewership up 2 percent

The NFL saw a slight uptick in TV viewership for the divisional round of the playoffs. The league says that average viewership for the four divisional round games was 33.2 million viewers, a 2 percent increase over the 32.6 million viewers that last year’s divisional round averaged. On Saturday the afternoon game was up and [more]

Andy Reid says Chris Jones is day-to-day with calf injury

The Chiefs were able to win Sunday’s game against the Texans despite the absence of defensive tackle Chris Jones and they’re hopeful that they’ll have him on hand when they face the Titans for the AFC title next Sunday. Jones was scratched due to a calf injury. Head coach Andy Reid said on Monday that [more]

Andy Reid makes playoff history

In its 100-year history, the NFL has seen only six postseason games in which one team erased a deficit of 20 or more points to win. Chiefs coach Andy Reid made history on Sunday by becoming the only man to be on both sides of history. Six years ago, the Chiefs and Reid blew a [more]

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