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Titans last 27 scores have been touchdowns

Tennessee Titans have been extremely efficient on offense this season.

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry celebrates with fans after the Titans game against the Baltimore Ravens in a AFC Divisional Round playoff football game at M&T Bank Stadium. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Forty-three touchdowns to one field goal is the ratio the Titans have produced offensively since Week 10. Some of that can be attributed to the Titans extreme trouble kicking field goals this season, as they have made 8-of-18 tries. But, new kicker, Greg Joseph, who was signed for Week 16 and beyond, has yet to try a field goal in his four games with the Titans.

The Titans are absolutely rolling when it comes to scoring touchdowns once getting into field goal range. And when you have a back like Derrick Henry who can get you a couple yards about any time you need it, it makes sense. But Henry and the Titans likely wouldn’t be in scoring situations if Marcus Mariota was behind center.

Ryan Tannehill has been good enough to keep defenses somewhat honest, as he leads the league in QB rating and is third in completion percentage. Selling out to stop Henry isn’t going to work like it did with Mariota.

The Titans red zone touchdown percentage this season is a whopping 78 percent with the next best being the Packers at 66 percent. So far in the playoffs they have yet to not score a touchdown once they entered the red zone. That is also helped by their strong turnover margin, which ranks sixth-best on the season. Protecting and running the ball well and being efficient when needing to throw, has pushed the Titans into being one of the best offenses in the league this season.

They now take on a Chiefs offense that is also efficient and showed last week that they have no trouble scoring touchdowns as well, with seven touchdowns in seven straight possessions to return from a 24-0 deficit agains the Texans.