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Titans safe prime seed, sole first-round bye within the AFC

The Tennessee Titans have per week off after beating the Houston Texans, 28-25, in a recreation that was a bit too shut for consolation on Sunday.

The win improved Tennessee’s file to 12-5 and — because of a 27-3 win over the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs in Week 7 — secured the highest seed within the AFC for the Titans. Kansas Metropolis additionally completed 12-5, however will play within the wild-card spherical as No. 2 seeds now not obtain first-round byes within the 14-team playoff format, which was applied a yr in the past.

Even higher for the Titans is the information that working again Derrick Henry will probably be prepared for a return when Tennessee begins its playoff run. Henry suffered a damaged bone in his foot on Halloween after dashing for 937 yards and 10 touchdowns over the primary eight video games of the season. Henry returned to follow earlier this week and appeared to have an opportunity at enjoying on Sunday, however the Titans opted towards activating him from injured reserve.

The Titans are one among 12 NFL groups that has by no means gained a Tremendous Bowl. The franchise twice gained the AFL Championship throughout its days because the Houston Oilers and misplaced in Tremendous Bowl XXXIV instantly after altering its identify to the Titans.

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