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The AFC Championship Sport guarantees to offer new blood in Tremendous Bowl LIV, which is slated for Sunday, Feb. 2 at 6:30 p.m. ET on Fox. The Titans made their best Tremendous Bowl look 20 years in the past, whilst the Chiefs ultimate seemed within the large recreation 50 years in the past.
The NFC Championship Sport gives a matchup of 2 groups acquainted with Tremendous Bowl appearances and postseason good fortune. The Inexperienced Bay Packers must be at their absolute best to topple a San Francisco 49ers group that beat them 37-Eight in Week 12. Conversely, the 49ers almost definitely wish to get out to a large lead and observe force to Aaron Rodgers.
Each house groups are appreciated via 7½ issues however should watch out no longer to enroll in our listing of the most important convention championship upsets in NFL historical past.
Let’s discover the matchups. With out additional ado, listed below are your NFL convention championship recreation previews for Sunday, Jan. 19:
AFC Championship Sport: Tennessee Titans at Kansas Town Chiefs
TV: 3:05 p.m. ET Sunday, CBS
Information: Titans 9-7, 2-0; Chiefs 12-4, 1-0
Line: Chiefs via 7½
Satellite tv for pc radio: Titans feed on Sirius 82 (streaming 830), Chiefs feed on Sirius 83 (streaming 815)
Titans’ keys: Tennessee should try to soar out to a large lead early. Kansas Town erased a 24-point deficit in 1 / 4 of play of their divisional spherical win over the Texans. However the Titans have an ace within the hollow when main: RB Derrick Henry, who’s 6-Three and 247 kilos. In Week 10, Henry thrashed the Chiefs at the floor for 188 yards and two TDs on 22 makes an attempt.
Chiefs’ keys: Don’t fall for the play-action passing recreation. The Titans are going to get their yards at the floor, however what Kansas Town can’t manage to pay for to do is surrender large passing performs which can be arrange via the run. In Week 10 (a 35-32 Titans win over the Chiefs), QB Ryan Tannehill hooked up on a play-action cross of 52 yards that arrange Tennessee’s first ranking (additionally a play-action cross). Chiefs CBs Charvarius Ward and Bashaud Breeland must keep disciplined, particularly with out the assistance of now-injured S Juan Thornhill at the again finish.
Matchup to look at: Titans DE Jeffery Simmons vs. Chiefs LG Laurent Duvernay-Tardif. Simmons appears to be the defensive difference-maker for Tennessee in spite of best netting two blended tackles towards the Chiefs in Week 10. Duvernay-Tardif has been the transparent susceptible hyperlink in Kansas Town’s offensive internal. This seems to be to be the important thing fight within the trenches to look at in each the operating recreation and the passing recreation.
Who wins? The Chiefs wish to succeed in their first Tremendous Bowl in 50 years, taking away any other group that beat them all through the season. Chiefs 37, Titans 24
— Charles Goldman