Passing game gives Titans the edge

Updated: December 30, 2003, 3:04 PM ET
By Football Scouts, Inc. | For ESPN Insider
Editor's note: Football Scouts, Inc., takes an early look at the NFL playoff match-ups. They'll be back later this week with a more in-depth scouting report on each game.

When Tennessee has the ball ...
Tennessee run offense vs. Baltimore run defense
The Titans are often perceived as a physical, run-oriented team, but the reality is that they use the pass to set up the run. This week, they face a tough Ravens' 3-4 defense that is predicated on gap discipline. The defensive line does a great job of occupying blockers at the line and allowing the linebackers to flow to the ball without having to fight through many blocks.