6 factors to know for Week 17

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The Titans are in the driver’s seat for the AFC South and playoffs appropriate now, but that could all adjust if they just cannot acquire care of small business from the Texans.

With a get, the Titans will wrap up the AFC South, the team’s initial division title in more than a 10 years. Nevertheless, a reduction could see the Titans overlook out on the playoffs completely.

Here’s the series of occasions that needs to occur for the Titans’ worst-situation situation to participate in out:

1. Texans defeat Titans and

2. Miami Dolphins defeat Buffalo Bills and

3. Baltimore Ravens defeat Cincinnati Bengals and

4. Indianapolis Colts defeat Jacksonville Jaguars

Of system, just since the Titans drop or even tie does not signify they will not win the division, but for that to come about the Colts would have to at the very least have the exact same consequence versus the Jags.

It is also attainable for Tennessee to nevertheless make the playoffs if they really don’t defeat Houston and regulate to cough up the division to Indianapolis. Here’s 5 approaches that can materialize:

1. BAL loss (at CIN) OR

2. MIA decline (at BUF) OR

3. 10 tie and CLE reduction (vs. PIT) OR

4. Ten tie and MIA tie OR

5. Ten tie and BAL tie

Baltimore and Miami both enjoy at noon CT, so it is achievable the Titans will punch their ticket to the postseason ahead of even lifting a finger in Week 17. No matter, not winning the division and failing to get a house playoff video game would be a disappointing to say the least.