The Titans held a huddle minutes earlier than their Week 11 recreation in Baltimore proper on the Ravens’ midfield emblem. John Harbaugh did not prefer it.
The CBS broadcast confirmed what appeared like the vast majority of Tennessee’s lively roster quickly gathered on prime of Baltimore’s emblem. After their huddle broke up, the Ravens coach got here to fulfill a few of the Titans for a shouting match.
The 2 Tennessee gamers coming towards Harbaugh are cornerback Malcolm Butler (21) and huge receiver A.J. Brown (11). A number of of Butler’s alternative phrases look like the sort that we’ll keep away from writing on this web page.
CBS went on to indicate footage of Harbaugh and Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel discussing the incident additional; with masks on, nonetheless, it is inconceivable to know what they had been saying. The officers spoke with the coaches, too.
Soccer video games aren’t with out pregame skirmishes, and whereas they generally seem to occur for no cause, a few of the emotion on this one doubtless stems from Tennessee knocking Baltimore out of the AFC playoffs final season within the divisional spherical. Regardless of Baltimore’s 14-2 regular-season document — and the presence of MVP Lamar Jackson — the Titans dealt with the Ravens in a 28-12 win. They had been knocked out by the Chiefs the next week.
Jackson performed poorly in opposition to the Titans a season in the past, and he has an opportunity at some redemption in Baltimore in Week 11. Sporting Information’ Dan Bernstein coated that extra right here. However Jackson no less than went with the cliche, “That was final 12 months,” within the leadup to this rematch.
The pregame battle means that final 12 months hasn’t been completely forgotten.