Span classnews_dtjan 01 2018spannbsp018332expectations were high for the titans following a 97 record last season their first winning season in five years it appeared this years race in the afc south would come down to the final week when the titans and jaguars were both 84 after week 13.
The titans 210blue crew211 drum line warms up before the game between the titans and the jaguars at nissan stadium in nashville tenn sunday dec 31 2017.
The contest between no 1 clinch county and no 4 irwin county will be both teams region opener and the sixth meeting between the programs in the past four years the alltime series between the programs which dates to 1952 is knotted at 21211 but oddly enough taking a lead in the series friday may not be for the best for either team in the long run.
The titans victory earlier today secured the titans spot in the postseason this was no small feat the titans hadnt made the playoffs since 2008 when jeff fishers squad went 133 and was bounced out of the postseason by rookie qb joe flacco and the baltimore ravens.
After two straight defeats the tennessee titans can clinch a playoff berth this weekend thats right you read that correctly the recent swoon has cast a pall over what was on its way to becoming a restorative season for a franchise that has not made the postseason since 2008 it has not ruined things though.
Span classnews_dtjan 06 2018spannbsp018332the tennessee titans clinch a playoff spot first time since 2008 mariota with the stiff arm then a stare.
Titans rallied late in the half but were unable to penetrate the visitors wellorganised defence however the second period saw a transformed rotherham as they upped the tempo and intensity of their work.
It wasnt pretty but the titans clinched a playoff berth with a 1510 victory over the jaguars tennessee 97 ended a threegame losing streak and kept coach mike mularkey employed at least.
The titans sacked blake bortles twice and forced four turnovers two coming on interceptions by kevin byard the jaguars 106 clinched their first afc south title a.