As I said last week, looking at power rankings is always more fun after a win. The green arrow pointing up next to the number is so much better than the red arrow pointing down. How much of a bump will the Titans get for a win over the Jaguars? Let’s find out:
SB Nation: 11 (LW:20)
NFL.com: 13 (LW:14)
Those were the Titans many of us in this bidness expected to see this year. Grabbing a lead with an opportunistic -- if not necessarily top-10 -- defense, then using the ground attack and a mobile, efficient passer to keep the advantage. Sunday was no different, as Tennessee capitalized on two tipped balls to go up 9-3, then pounded Derrick Henry and the ground brigade through the Jags' front for 179 rushing yards. Marcus Mariota didn't enjoy a career day, but this deep ball to Taywan Taylor was gorgeous. Taylor can fly.
ESPN: 14 (LW:16)
Derrick Henry provided a big spark in the second half Sunday and could find himself more involved going forward. A backfield featuring the 2014 and 2015 Heisman winners could be tough to handle for opposing defenses.
CBS Sports: 18 (LW:21)
The Titans were staring 0-2 in the face, but had a big second half against the Jaguars to get back on track. They looked like the team we expected to see before the season.
Chicago Tribune: 16 (LW:16)
Derrick Henry is pressing the issue to be the starting running back over DeMarco Murray, a good situation for the Titans to have.