How the Patriots and Titans have changed since their 2019 playoff meeting

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Much has changed for both New England and Tennessee in two short years.
Tom Brady's last pass attempt as a member of the New England Patriots was a little too memorable for fans in and around New England. I mean, who could forget his former teammate Logan Ryan stepping underneath a tipped pass and stalling into the end zone, essentially putting the final nail in the coffin of a 20-year run on top of the NFL.

That was also the last time that the Patriots matched up with the Tennessee Titans. 23 months later, the Patriots have already gone through a complete rebuild and matched their win total from a lost 2020 season. Tennessee has continued it's hot streak, winning 19 of 27 and positioning themselves atop the AFC.

Of course, if you paid attention over the past week, New England and Tennessee are trending in completely different directions, looking much different than they did in January of 2020. Let's take a look at those who have been along for the ride on each side.

Patriots changes

The following 23 players from the last meeting with Tennessee are still on the Patriots' active roster:

OT Isaiah Wynn, IOL Ted Karras, IOL Shaq Mason, WR N'Keal Harry, DL Lawrence Guy, DL Deatrich Wise Jr., LB Kyle Van Noy, LB Dont'a Hightower, CB J.C. Jackson, S Devin McCourty, K Nick Folk, P Jake Bailey, ST Matthew Slater, ST Justin Bethel, CB Joejuan Williams, RB Brandon Bolden, LS Joe Cardona, DL Chase Winovich, LB Jamie Collins, LB Ja'Whaun Bentley, WR Jakobi Meyers, QB Jarrett Stidham, RB Damien Harris

Offense: Though there are a number of players returning on the offensive side of the ball, their roles look very different. Isaiah Wynn, Shaq Mason, and Ted Karras all return to the starting lineup, but Karras finds himself playing left guard instead of center this time around.

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