It’s still not Downing’s fault. Tannehill’s final interception was beyond inexcusable and is responsible for the loss. That’s just how it goes.
After the Titans tied the game late in the second quarter, the Bengals drove down the field and into the red zone. Unfortunately, a false start penalty and a sack pushed them back from the 19-yard-line to the 36-yard-line. Not good for most teams, but not a problem when you have McPherson.
The Tennessee Titans have taken big steps in four seasons with coach Mike Vrabel reaching an AFC championship game and earning back-to-back AFC South titles along with a No. seed. Next up?