Henry Storms Titans Past Patriots

Jonathan Grant | January 5th, 2020

The seemingly unthinkable has now happened. Might this be the end of the line for the vaunted dynasty known as the New England Patriots? The Tennessee Titans have long been the butt of jokes for their tendency to hover around .500 and do hardly anything in the playoffs. They made sure that all ended on Saturday night in the freezing cold as they defeated the Patriots 20-13 at Gillette Stadium. While a lot of players have to get credit for it, the first man that deserves to be mentioned is running back Derrick Henry.

Music City Miracles

As a winter storm sharing his surname threatened, he chewed up the ground to the tune of 182 yards and a touchdown on 34 carries. They turned to him so much that quarterback Ryan Tannehill threw the ball just 15 times on the evening. Opposite number Tom Brady, who claimed he was unlikely to retire following the loss, completed just 20 of his 37 passes and had one interception. That one proved costly, too, as it was Logan Ryan’s pick of him that led to a nine-yard return that gave them Titans a lead with just nine seconds remaining. Might this be the day the proverbial king died and the beginning of a new era at last?

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