Playoff History Between Titans And Patriots
The New England Patriots (13-3) host the Tennessee Titans (10-7) on Saturday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro in the NFL’s second Divisional matchup of the day.
With that in mind here’s a little postseason history between these two teams.
Although the Titans are not the most familiar postseason foe for the Pats they do share some playoff experiences and have met before in the divisional round.
These two franchises have met twice in the postseason and they each have won once. The first matchup came in the 1978 AFC Divisional Round when the Titans were still the Houston Oilers and defeated the Patriots 31-14.
The second time was in the 2004 AFC Divisional Round game at Gillette Stadium when Brady led the Patriots to escape with a 17-14 win against a Titans team led then by quarterback Steve McNair and running back Eddie George.
That game was the coldest game ever played at Gillette Stadium as the temperature that day reached -4 degrees with a -10 degrees wind chill at kickoff
The last time they met in the regular season was in 2015 when the Patriots won 33-16 and easily defeated a Titans team led by then quarterback Zach Mettenberger.
The all-time record between these two teams favors the Patriots 24-16 with one tie coming all the way back in 1961, which again, was when the Titans were still in Houston.
But perhaps the most telling fact in this matchup is that Brady is 5-1 against the Titans in his career, including a six-touchdown game in 2009, when the Patriots routed the Titans 59-0. Not to mention that the Patriots have not lost a playoff game on Saturday night during the Brady-Belichick era.
And just in case you were wondering when the Titans franchise last won in New England, that happened back in 1993 when they were still the Oilers and the Patriots still played at Foxboro Stadium.
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