Titans fall to Patriots in divisional round of AFC playoffs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WVLT/AP)-- The New England Patriots are one win away from yet another Super Bowl appearance after crushing the Tennessee Titans at home Saturday night. The final score was 35-14.

Tennessee would score first on a Marcus Mariota to Corey Davis TD pass in the 1st quarter, but the Patriots would score 35 unanswered points to take a huge lead.

The Patriots will face the winner of Sunday's Jaguars at Steelers divisional round game for the right to represent the AFC at Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis.

Tom Brady passed for three touchdowns and 337 yards as the New England Patriots cruised past the Titans to advance to their seventh consecutive AFC championship game.

It was Brady's 10th postseason game with at least three TD tosses, moving him past Joe Montana for the most in NFL history. James White caught a touchdown pass and ran for another, and Danny Amendola had 11 catches for 112 yards.

The Titans (10-8) took an early 7-0 lead, but New England scored 35 straight points to take control.

Marcus Mariota completed 22 of 37 passes for 254 yards and two touchdowns, but was under duress for most of the second half. He was sacked eight times, a Patriots playoff record.