Tue. Dec 7th, 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Tennessee Titans want to stack up wins, not style points. On a day quarterback Ryan Tannehill battled a stomach bug that had him feeling “bad” when he woke up, the Titans found yet another way to do just that, extending the NFL’s longest active win streak to six games. Tannehill ran and threw for touchdowns as the Titans held off the New Orleans Saints 23–21 Sunday to become the second NFL team to win five straight over playoff teams from the season before. They joined the 2003 Philadelphia Eagles, though Tennessee is 7–0 overall against 2020 playoff teams this season. “They do know how to win, and I’m thankful for that,” coach Mike Vrabel said of his Titans (8–2). The Saints (5–4) dropped their second straight since losing quarterback Jameis Winston to a season-ending ACL injury. “Disappointing loss,” a curt Saints coach Sean Payton said afterward. “I thought …

Author: The Associated Press
Source: https://www.theepochtimes.com/titans-nfl-best-winning-streak-now-6-edge-saints-23-21_4105590.html

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