Houston Texans v Tennessee Titans

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Titans head coach Mike Vrabel has downplayed the non-public angle to Sunday’s game about the Patriots, nonetheless his ties to Fresh England are too solid to fully ignore in the days leading as much as the sport.

Vrabel joined the Patriots in 2001 when they turned to a younger quarterback and worked their technique to a Gigantic Bowl title at the support of a solid protection and efficient offensive production. Many admire critical the parallels from that crew to the one first-round bewitch Mac Jones is quarterbacking this season and Vrabel is allotment of that community.

“I mediate there are similarities. Obviously, there’s moderately a pair of history there with one explicit quarterback,” Vrabel acknowledged, by ability of Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald. “And I mediate you’re starting to gain a pair of of these plays originate as much as gain admire they looked prior to now. Mac’s executed a in actuality good job of executing and proving what it is miles that they want him to form, and what it is miles that they’re asking him to form. I’d say he has a solid rob of what they’re doing now.”

Vrabel acknowledged that solid protection, no longer turning the ball over, and no longer beating yourself admire been hallmarks of many Patriots groups and that they’re additionally the types of things that the Titans “would admire to form as successfully.” Turnovers fueled their loss to the Texans closing Sunday and so they’ll must be shunned if the Titans desire a employ this weekend.