Derrick Henry and the Titans did it again. Tennessee pulled off the upset in Baltimore, beating the Ravens 28-12. The Titans finished the regular season with a 9-7 record and became the first sixth seed since 2010 to make it to the Conference Title game.
Just like he did against the Patriots during their 20-13 victory in New England, Derrick Henry once again ran for over 180 yards, becoming the first player in NFL history with three straight rushing performances of over 180 yards. He finished with 195 yards on the ground. Henry even contributed in the passing attack by throwing a three yard touchdown
pass to Corey Davis which put the Titans up 21-6. It was the first touchdown pass by a running back in the playoffs since 1987.
Sports Illustrated’s senior writer Jenny Vrentas joined us from M&T Bank Stadium, where she noted the Ravens players were visibly upset after talking all week about how they will not have another one and done playoff appearance similar to their postseason outing a year ago where they lost the Chargers during Wild Card Weekend.
MVP candidate Lamar Jackson rushed for 143 yards and passed 365 yards but threw two interceptions and fumbled the ball once. Jackson’s first interception came on his second passing attempt of the game, his first picked off pass in his last 252 attempts.
With the AFC’s top seeded Ravens knocked out of the playoffs the Chiefs have an opportunity to host next week’s AFC Championship against the Titans. But they’ll have to beat the Texans first. But if the Texans beat the Chiefs, Tennessee will travel to Houston to take on the Texans.
Titans Rout Ravens in Shocking 28-12 Upset in Baltimore
With victory over the Ravens, Tennessee becomes the first sixth seed since 2010 to advance to Conference Championship