Redskins vs. Titans: Score, updates, highlights in potential postseason eliminator | NFL

With the Redskins and Titans each on the skin wanting in of the playoff standings, Saturday’s recreation figures to be extra of a postseason elimination recreation than the rest.

The Titans (Eight-6) have a few issues going for them: They’re at dwelling and have the most well liked working again within the NFL, Derrick Henry. After a gradual begin to the season, Henry has run for 408 yards and 6 touchdowns over his final two contests, taking a lot of the strain off of quarterback Marcus Mariota. He will definitely current a tough problem to the Redskins protection.

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Washington (7-7) saved its season in Week 15 by sneaking out a 16-13 over the Jaguars. Accidents to its quarterback depth chart compelled Washington to signal Josh Johnson, whose earlier NFL expertise largely got here between 2009-2011. He’ll make his second begin of the season on Saturday.

Tennessee enters the competition tied with Baltimore for the No. 6 seed within the AFC, however the Ravens personal the tiebreaker. The Redskins are part of a crowded group jostling for the 2 NFC wild card spots and are half a recreation behind the Vikings for a postseason berth.

Sporting Information will present dwell updates from Redskins vs. Titans, which is being performed at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn.

Redskins vs. Titans: Rating, updates, highlights

(All occasions ET)

Redskins: 10
Titans: 6

5:37 p.m.: Mariota goes down with an damage on a sack with 48 seconds remaining within the half. Blaine Gabbert takes over at quarterback.

5:33 p.m.: Mariota and the Titans are setting themselves up in nice place for extra factors by the tip of the half. They’ve gone 58 yards on eight performs and are within the crimson zone.

5:22 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, REDSKINS. What a drive from the Redskins! They go 93 yards on 17 performs and end with a landing move from Johnson to Michael Floyd. The quarterback was 6 of 6 passing on the possession. Redskins 10, Titans 6.

5:19 p.m.: Peterson is having his approach with the Titans protection on this drive and has picked up 16 yards on his final three carries. He has gained 56 yards within the early going to date.

5:13 p.m.: What a response from Washington, which converts a primary down after being saddled with a second-and-27 from its personal one. Peterson runs for 13 yards and the Johnson connects with Josh Doctson.

5:12 p.m.: Irritating begin for the Redskins, who’ve now dedicated 5 false begin or offsides penalties already on this recreation.

Finish of first quarter: Titans 6, Redskins three

5:06 p.m.: Titans are much less reliant on Henry throughout their second drive. The working again had only one carry for 2 yards. Tennessee will get one first down, however not a lot else and should punt.

5:00 p.m.: Peterson is unsuccessful at getting the primary down on three tries, and though Washington lined as much as go for it on fourth-and-1, a false begin forces a punt and a three-and-out.

four:48 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, TITANS. Appears like Henry has picked up proper the place he left off. The working again scampers in for a 1-yard landing. He completed with 19 yards on 5 carries in the course of the drive. Ryan Succop places a damper on the celebration by lacking the additional level. Titans 6, Redskins three. 

four:45 p.m.: Mariota does a powerful dancing act in opposition to just a few Redskins defenders and picks up a primary down on a third-and-6.

four:42 p.m.: Marcus Mariota hits Taywan Taylor on the primary play from scrimmage for 15 yards, after which Derrick Henry picks up good points of 5 and 7 yards respectively on carries. Fast begin for the Titans offense.

four:36 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, REDSKINS. Plenty of aggressiveness from the Redskins on their opening drive, however back-to-back incompletions from Johnson on second and third down result in Dustin Hopkins’ 50-yard area aim. Redskins three, Titans zero

four:33 p.m.: Washington begins with the ball and Josh Johnson rapidly connects with Jamison Crowder for 30 yards on a third-and-6.

four:08 p.m.: The inactives for Saturday’s recreation. Appears like security Kenny Vaccaro shall be good to go for Tennessee.

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