Rexrode: Titans win with Derrick Henry and guts, but Ryan Tannehill is the crucial
BALTIMORE– He had a blitzer in his face and he threw it to the other group rather than simply take a sack. He had A.J. Brown open and sailed it. He had Corey Davis open and bounced it.
And when an uninspiring, gray, peaceful Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium threatened to gobble up the Tennessee Titans and spit them back home with a 4th loss in five video games, the man who got them to 5-0 decided to spit back. Or punch. Or strike. Pick your favorite verb.
“Just got to keep playing, keep shooting, keep swinging,” said Ryan Tannehill, and those are great ones, too.
The football started coming out on time, on target from Tannehill, with third-stringers attempting to keep him tidy, with a 21-10 deficit destined to liquify, advising everybody why the Titans still have a chance to do some things. It starts with the fact they have a big-time quarterback.
There is a lot to consider and appreciate from the Titans’ 30-24 overtime win over the Baltimore Ravens …