Why saying no is paying off for Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota 2018 NFL Why saying no is paying off for Marcus Mariota

The Titans' offense is humming, thanks to the Mariota's growing assertiveness, just in time to make a playoff push.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — This game was supposed to be about the Patriots picking on Malcolm Butler.

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Mike Vrabel’s Titans clobbered the Patriots from the get-go. Read more at Boston.com.

Mike Vrabel emphasized physicality, adjustments to the Titans

Titans coach Mike Vrabel knows a thing or two about how the Patriots do business. And Vrabel used that knowledge to get the most out of his players when the time came to face the Patriots on Sunday.

QB Marcus Mariota Does It All as Titans Beat Patriots

Titans QB Marcus Mariota did it all -- run, catch and throw -- in Sunday’s dominating performance over the New England Patriots, a 34-10 win at Nissan Stadium. It was part of an all-around game for the suddenly red-hot Titans.

Patriots Struggle in All Phases in Loss to Titans Patriots Struggle in All Phases in Loss to Titans

The Patriots struggled mightily in Nashville, losing 34-10 to the Tennessee Titans.

The Patriots and Titans exchanged a pair of trick plays at Nissan Stadium Sunday afternoon.

The Patriots fell to 7-3 after their six-game winning streak was snapped.