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Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry answers questions before an NFL football practice Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans are scheduled to face the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship game Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

High-powered Titans lean heavily on Henry with options ready

Jan. 16, 2020 7:17 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derrick Henry is making clear he only gets better the more times he gets the ball. “I think I get in a rhythm the more carries I get," Henry said Thursday. "I get a better feel for the game as the game goes on.” After the Titans gave him 30 or more carries only once...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates in the final moments of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Will Henry's runs or Mahomes' passes decide AFC champion?

Jan. 16, 2020 1:51 PM EST

The Titans haven't been to the Super Bowl since 2000. That's barely a blip on the football history screen: The Chiefs haven't been there since 1970. One of them is headed for the big game in Miami. Here's how they match up for the AFC championship: WHEN TENNESSEE HAS THE BALL Run. Then run again. Derrick Henry...

Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel, right, congratulates running back Derrick Henry after his touchdown dive in the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the New England Patriots, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Titans pleased, but not satisfied after win over Patriots

Jan. 5, 2020 1:24 AM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Titans coach Mike Vrabel posted himself outside the locker room following Tennessee's 20-13 wild-card playoff win over the New England Patriots and waited. He wanted to personally shake the hand of every member of his team as they came off the field. Between the flood of...

Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown (11) is congratulated by running back Derrick Henry, right, after Brown scored a touchdown on a 49-yard run against the New Orleans Saints in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/James Kenney)

Playoff time for Titans needing win in Houston for AFC berth

Dec. 23, 2019 5:12 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans know exactly what they must do to earn the first playoff berth of coach Mike Vrabel's tenure and only the second in 11 years for this franchise. Beat the Texans on Sunday in Houston. “The focus and the mentality is now that we’re playing playoff...

Tennessee Titans inside linebacker Jayon Brown (55) celebrates with inside linebacker Wesley Woodyard (59) after scoring against the Oakland Raiders during the second half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Titans streak their way into AFC South showdown with Houston

Dec. 9, 2019 4:01 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Mike Vrabel told his Tennessee Titans what happens in the second half of an NFL season is what matters most. They listened carefully. Not only have the Titans salvaged a 2-4 start to put themselves into playoff contention, they have won four straight and six of seven to tie...

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) celebrates with tight end MyCole Pruitt (85) after Tannehill ran for a touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/James Kenney)

Having won 4 of 5, Titans have chance to control AFC South

Nov. 25, 2019 3:14 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are getting on a roll right when the NFL schedule puts them in position to control the AFC South. The Titans (6-5) have won four of their last five, the latest a 42-20 blowout of Jacksonville with their best offensive performance this season. Ryan Tannehill is...

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry celebrates after scoring a touchdown on a 74-yard run against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/James Kenney)

Titans explode for 4 TDs in 6 plays, rout Jaguars 42-20

Nov. 24, 2019 8:47 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans scored touchdowns so fast and furiously quarterback Ryan Tannehill needed a little help recalling the exact order. Call it a very fun blur of points. The Titans scored four touchdowns over six offensive plays in the third quarter, routing the Jacksonville...