Five weeks ago they sat in the top eight, but after a third consecutive heavy defeat Titans players are realising a finals appearance is now unlikely in 2015.
Brisbane's 'spine' hits top gear, Gold Coast's playmaking woes, and Parker's standout performance. Key points to come from the Broncos' big win over the Titans.
The Broncos have held the Titans to nil and extended their winning run to eight with a resounding victory at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night.
Wayne Bennett and Neil Henry on the big issues heading into the all-Queensland Friday night derby between the Broncos and Titans at Suncorp Stadium.
Josh Hoffman will line up against his former side at Suncorp Stadium for the first time on Friday, but in a literal sense, he's never really left Brisbane.
The Titans believe they are one of three sides in with a chance of snaring in-demand Broncos NYC star Ashley Taylor.
Broncos coach Wayne Bennett and Titans opposite Neil Henry both expressed their support for the reduction but predict the number will eventually be cut to six.
Gold Coast five-eighth Aidan Sezer has vowed to use his final weeks as a Titan to restore pride in a club he says he will always hold dear to his heart.
It looks like a mismatch: the in-form league leaders up against the strugglers from down the road. But local derbies can produce unusual results...
Dave Taylor has been demoted to the Intrust Super Cup, further clouding his future at the Gold Coast club.