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Tajae Sharpe says his Derrick Henry introduction paid “homage” to Mark Ingram

During postgame interviews at the podium Saturday night, Titans receiver Tajae Sharpe copied Mark Ingram‘s introduction of Lamar Jackson earlier this season. “Before we get started, I wanted to introduce to y’all – we have the NFL’s rushing leader [here]. Anybody got a problem with that, come see me – we about that. Big Truss, [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]

Jeffery Simmons doesn’t deny Marshal Yanda’s spitting accusation

Jeffery Simmons wouldn’t comment on Marshal Yanda‘s accusation that the Titans rookie defensive lineman spit at him during Saturday’s game. On Wednesday, Simmons neither admitted nor denied the incident recounted by the Ravens offensive guard, per Paul Kuharsky of paulkuharsky.com. Simmons was not penalized but still could face discipline in the form of a fine [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]

Ryan Tannehill says becoming the Titans’ leader was a slow process

Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill spent the offseason, preseason and start of the regular season as a backup, which means becoming a team leader has been a process. Tannehill said today that he tried to take his time about asserting himself as the team leader after taking the starting job from Marcus Mariota in the middle [more]

Baltimore medical examiner investigating fan death at Titans-Ravens game

The possibility of serious injury or death isn’t a risk that reasonably should be assumed by people who purchase tickets for sporting events, but all too often (if the ideal standard is none) someone dies at a ballgame. On Saturday night, 30-year-old Mike Kahler fell and died in the upper deck of M&T Bank Stadium. [more]

Trading Jared Goff pick a major part of Titans’ roster construction

The Titans can trace much of their current success to the decision they made before the 2016 NFL draft to trade the first overall pick to the Rams. The Rams, who drafted Jared Goff, gave the Titans two first-round picks, two second-round picks and two third-round picks in the deal, which also saw the Titans [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]

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]

Titans appreciate that Nashville “woke up” in support of them

When Titans head coach Mike Vrabel was discussing his team’s underdog status in a road game against the Ravens last week, Vrabel said it suited his team well because “there’s 20,000 of the other team’s fans” at their home games so it didn’t put them in unfamiliar surroundings. Vrabel was right about how his team [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]

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