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Ravens Vs. Titans Key Matchup: Baltimore Linebackers Vs. Derrick Henry

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Who: No. 6 seed Tennessee Titans (10-7) at No. 1 seed Baltimore Ravens (14-2)
Where: M&T Bank Stadium
When: Saturday, Jan. 11, 8:15 p.m. EST

The Ravens host their playoff opener Jan. 11 when the AFC’s top-seeded team welcomes the sixth-seeded Tennessee Titans to M&T Bank Stadium. The Titans, winners of eight of their last 11 games after a 2-4 start, reached the playoffs as the AFC’s second wild-card team and then advanced via a 20-13 win at New England Jan. 4.

“Would take an opportunity of a lifetime,” Martindale says of leaving the Ravens

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Ravens defensive coordinator Don “Wink” Martindale will interview for the New York Giants head coaching job Jan. 4, according to the NFL Network, but Martindale said earlier this week that it would take “an opportunity of a lifetime” to leave the Ravens.

As the Ravens prepare for their opening-round playoff game next weekend, they also have one eye on various NFL coaching searches, as both Martindale and offensive coordinator Greg Roman are drawing interest from other organizations. That’s a predictable byproduct for a team that went 14-2, won 12 straight games and wrapped up the No. 1 overall seed in the AFC.