Rexrode: Titans include 2, and need them, because playoffs are far from certain

An unwanted sight this was, somebody other than No. 22 in the backfield for the Titans, somebody else ready to make the most of a bad and tired Detroit Lions defense when Derrick Henry needs every possible lawn to make history.

And then No. 32 began doing his thing.

“Darrynton brought some juice,” Ryan Tannehill stated of novice Darrynton Evans, whose flickers of burst in a 46-25 laugher over the Lions count as a welcome sight for the chase that trumps Henry’s push for 2,000 lawns.

Same thing for No. 25. No. 1 cornerback Adoree’ Jackson lastly made his season debut Sunday at Nissan Stadium after recovering for what he called “a hell of a long period of time” from a preseason knee injury. Jackson had some great moments off the bench. Both can do more. Both will matter. Because here’s the unclean little trick after the most recent outstanding handling of an inferior opponent and stack of offensive stats for what might be the …