The Tennessee Titans had grow to be an afterthought within the AFC, shedding three of 4 and falling out of the highest spot within the convention standings over the previous month. Down by 10 factors Thursday evening, Tennessee rallied again to defeat the San Francisco 49ers 20-17 — all however sealing the AFC South title and protecting the Titans alive within the race for the highest spot within the convention standings.
Do not put grime on the Titans’ grave simply but.
“You have to be keen to take some photographs and keen to bleed and have the ability to style it and are available again swinging,” Vrabel stated, per the Titans’ web site. “And that is why it is an honor to educate this soccer crew. The blokes care, do no matter they’ll do. It is not all the time good. They took care of the soccer, complementary soccer.
“I imply … we had the funeral for the Titans. You already know, it was yesterday or in the present day. However we’re not lifeless but. We’ll come again, and we’ll play the Dolphins subsequent, proper? That is who we acquired in 10 days. This weekend goes to really feel actually good. I am glad our gamers can relaxation and recuperate after getting a victory. Merry Christmas, guys.”
If the 49ers had held on and defeated Tennessee, the Indianapolis Colts might have tied the Titans for the AFC South lead with two video games to play (Indianapolis would have needed to go Tennessee for the reason that Titans swept the head-to-head matchup earlier within the yr). The Titans as soon as had a three-game lead on the Colts, making it honest to stake a declare the crew was collapsing as a result of accidents of Derrick Henry and A.J. Brown.
Brown returned in a giant manner Thursday, ending with 11 catches for 145 yards and a landing in his first recreation since Week 11 (chest). Not solely have the Titans gotten Brown again into the offense, however Henry is predicted to be again by the primary postseason recreation.
Maintain the funeral reservations.
“Truthfully, we do not actually take note of the doubters,” Titans security Kevin Byard stated after the sport. “It has been like that since I have been right here. We do not take note of that kind of stuff.
“We simply play our model of soccer. We do what we do.”