Texans, Titans Both Win

Grace Higgins | January 5th, 2020

In the Saturday games, which both featured AFC matchups, saw the Houston Texans defeat the Buffalo Bills in a sloppy come from behind victory, while the Tennessee Titans beat the New England Patriots.


To open the NFL playoffs, the Bills (10-6) visited the Texans (10-6) in an ugly matchup that turned momentum in the second half. After jumping out to a 16-0 lead using a combination of trick offensive plays and stellar defense, the Bills allowed the Texans to score 19 unanswered points to take a late lead in the game. The Bills dominated the first three quarters of the game, but only walked away with 16 points to show for it.

The tide turned when Deshaun Watson led an impressive drive towards the end of the third quarter, which ended with him carrying several defenders into the endzone for the Texans first score of the game. From that moment, the Texans would continue to harass Josh Allen, as it looked as if the two teams swapped offensive linemen at halftime.

Allen would eventually lead a drive to force overtime, but the Texans worked their offensive magic to kick the game winning field goal, ending the game 22-19 in overtime. The Texans will travel to Kansas City to play the Chiefs in the Divisional Round.

In what will likely be the biggest upset of the weekend, the Titans beat the Patriots 20-13, in what could be Tom Brady’s last game. The Patriots don’t lose at home in the playoffs often, so social media is basking in the glory of the Titans. Boston fans will always remember the night they played the Titans. It happened to be the night that Derrick Henry became a one man show and totaled 204 yards and a touchdown.

The game was 14-13 at halftime, with neither team scoring until the Titans scored on a pick-six with seconds left in the game. After the game, Brady kept his future with the Patriots unclear, but stated that he’s not retiring. The Titans will travel to Baltimore to play the Ravens in the Divisional Round.

Next Article
  • The History Of The Burned House Horizon

    During the archaeology of Neolithic Europe, researchers discovered an area of Europe where it appears there was a widespread phenomenon of intentionally burning settlements. This section of land is known as the burned house horizon. No one knows why this a tradition but it was widespread and was a long-lasting tradition around now Southeastern and...

    Read More
  • Myrtle The Story Of The Four-Legged Girl

    Mrs. Josephine Myrtle Bicknell died just one week away from her sixtieth birthday and she was buried not far from her home in Cleburne, Texas in 1928. It was a strange burial because her husband along with other close family members watched the grave filled with a thick layer of cement. They then waited for...

    Read More
  • Donald Duck Was An Army Sergeant

    During the 1940s and at the start of World War II, Walt Disney Studios was not in a great place. As a business and financially they were under a lot of stress. They had enjoyed major successes with Snow White and the Seven Dwarves but they had a poorly implemented management structure which was causing...

    Read More
  • Aaron Rodgers And Uncertain Future With Packers

    After helplessly watching his team of 15 seasons draft a quarterback in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft instead of a wide receiver, quarterback Aaron Rodgers began to express doubt about his future with the Green Bay Packers. Rodgers has long expressed his desire to finish his career with the Packers, but that...

    Read More
  • The Most Frauded Election In History

    It may be a strange record to hold and not one that shed’s the greatest spirit on humanity or democracy, but it is a real Guinness book of world records: the most frauded election in history. The record is held by President Charles King, who was elected president of Liberia in 1927. Though we can’t...

    Read More