Sport Titans vs. Patriots: Live updates from divisional playoff game in New England

02:50  14 january  2018
02:50  14 january  2018 Source:   Sporting News

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New England Patriots . After finishing the regular season 13-3 and earning a first-round playoff bye, the Patriots will host the Tennessee Titans tonight in the divisional round.

LIVE: Titans-Patriots updates

The Tennessee Titans will face the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night with a spot in the AFC championship game on the line.

Tennessee heads into play Saturday coming off a come-from-behind, 22-21 win over the Chiefs in Kansas City last week. In that game, quarterback Marcus Mariota threw two touchdowns, while Derrick Henry rushed for 156 yards and a score. The Titans topped the Jaguars in Week 17 to earn a playoff spot.

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New England received a first-round bye last week as the AFC’s top seed in the playoffs. Tom Brady threw for 32 touchdowns and just eight interceptions to lead the Patriots to a 13-3 regular-season record. Rob Gronkowski and Brandin Cooks each registered over 1,000 receiving yards for New England.

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Follow along below for updates and analysis from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough as the New England Patriots host the Tennessee Titans in an AFC divisional playoff game .

Titans vs . Patriots predictions: This matchup opened with the biggest spread of all the Divisional Round games , and it’s no surprise why. The postseason monster that is the New England Patriots will almost assuredly win their first playoff game of the year.

Sporting News will be providing live updates throughout Saturday’s game. Follow along below (all times Eastern).

Titans vs. Patriots © (SN Illustration) Titans vs. Patriots

Titans vs. Patriots: Live updates

7:30 p.m.: We’re about 45 minutes from kickoff.

6:54 p.m.: The Patriots and Titans have announced their inactives.

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