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Patriots Look To Earn First-Round Bye With Win Over Titans

Patriots Look To Earn First-Round Bye With Win Over Titans

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The last time the Tennessee Titans visited New England, the Patriots sent them home with a 59-0 loss.

This one could be just as competitive.

The Titans (3-10) are already working with an interim coach and looking ahead to a high pick in the NFL draft with three games to go in the regular season. The defending Super Bowl champion Patriots (11-2) are looking to wrap up a first-round bye in the playoffs.

"They will expose you if we don't come ready to play or have that energy," Titans tight end Delanie Walker said. "I hope these guys know that."

The Titans have lost five straight to New England, including a 2004 playoff...

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