Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill continues to sit out of practice as the team prepares to visit the Kansas City Chiefs.
As they come into the midseason section of their schedule, the Tennessee Titans are dealing with some questions at the game’s most important position. One week after watching Ryan Tannehill miss his first start at quarterback in 49 starts, the team might see him miss another game as they take to the road to visit the Kansas City Chiefs.
Tannehill sat out of practice on Thursday for the Titans due to the same ankle injury that kept him out last week. It was the second consecutive practice missed for the veteran quarterback and it will be interesting to watch if he will be able to return in at least a limited capacity to practice on Friday.
Rookie quarterback Malik Willis, the team’s third-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft out of Liberty, got the start last week. While the Titans took care of the Houston Texans, the truth is that Willis was overwhelmed for the most part and it was the run game and the pass rush that got things done against Houston, one of the league’s worst teams.
The Titans are 5-2 through Week 8 and have the same record as the Chiefs. They’re also in first place in the AFC South with visions of a postseason run. The team will continue to lean on Derrick Henry to lead their offense, but Tennessee is a much less intimidating opponent with the idea of Willis at quarterback in his second start.
The Titans have beaten the Chiefs in five of their last six meetings including a 27-3 win in Nashville during the regular season last year.