The Titans are fresh off a rout of the Jacksonville Jaguars. In Week 6, they’ll battle against the best of the best. Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills. The Bills QB is an early-season MVP front-runner, and the team destroyed Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 5. There are a few matchups that will decide this game between two division leaders.
Titans Pass Catchers versus Bills Cornerbacks
It hasn’t been confirmed whether or not Julio jones will be out there this Sunday, but he has been practicing this week. Regardless, the Titans will need to be able to move the ball through the air to keep up with the Bills’ offense. This cannot be yet another game where they solely rely on Derrick Henry’s greatness to propel them to victory. The Bills are not the Jaguars.
— Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) October 13, 2021
The Bills have a very talented corner in Tre’Davious White, and their depth is better than average. The Titans have been waiting all season for a big game from A.J. Brown. One of those on Monday night could make all of the difference. Additionally, depth pass catchers for Tennessee must perform. They have to get a lot of guys involved, including Chester Rogers, MyCole Pruitt, and Marcus Johnson.
Titans Top Cornerback versus Stefon Diggs
Kristian Fulton did not practice on Wednesday. If he can’t go, this task gets much more difficult. Jackrabbit Jenkins has played better over the past couple of weeks, but Diggs is a very tough assignment regardless of the cornerback facing him. Not to mention, depth will be tested against Emmanuel Sanders, Cole Beasley, and Dawson Knox.
Tennessee’s defense has given up a lot of big plays this season. They cannot allow Diggs to make those consistently on Monday night. There’s no doubt that he will still produce, but they have to keep the lid on. His stat line at the end of the game will probably tell you if the Titans won or lost.
Dillon Radunz versus Bill Interior Defensive Line
“He’s close. He’s going to get an opportunity here shortly.”
— John Glennon (@glennonsports) October 13, 2021
The rookie is lined up to get the start at left guard for the Titans. The Bills are not the easiest defensive line to get your NFL debut against, unfortunately. Head Coach Sean McDermott and Defensive Coordinator Leslie Frazier are some of the best defensive minds in football. They will certainly prepare to pressure Radunz often.
Ed Oliver and Gregory Rousseau are both impressive young defensive linemen, and Radunz will probably see some of both of them. Star Lotulelei is a veteran presence inside as well. Ryan Tannehill needs more time than he is getting so far this season, so Radunz has to get off to a strong start for the Titans.
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