The Tennessee Titans are unlikely to have their high offensive weapon obtainable for his or her Week 17 sport towards the Dallas Cowboys.
Tennessee listed Derrick Henry as uncertain to play in its Thursday evening sport towards Dallas as a result of a hip harm.
Henry didn’t take part in observe on Monday however had restricted practices on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Titans resting Henry for Week 17 (as they look like doing) could possibly be the results of a calculation the group is making with the postseason in thoughts.
Tennessee visits Jacksonville in Week 18 with the AFC South on the road. If the Titans win that sport, they’ll win the division and get to host a playoff sport. Although the Week 18 sport towards the Jags is essential, that doesn’t imply the Week 17 sport for Tennessee is meaningless.
Improving their 7-8 file with a win in Week 17 towards Dallas would assist the Titans’ postseason possibilities. A win towards Dallas would make them 8-8 getting into their Week 18 sport. In the case of a tie with the Jags, being 8-8-1 would give them a playoff spot over any 8-9 group that’s additionally on the bubble, just like the Patriots, Jets, Steelers and Dolphins. Although the probability of a tie towards the Jags could seem low, it’s doable.