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Tennessee Titans defeat St. Louis Rams 27-14 at Nissan Stadium, Marcus Mariota shows improvement

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Marcus Mariota put in a solid performance Sunday night at Nissan Stadium as the Tennessee Titans beat the St. Louis Rams 27-14 in their second preseason game.

Mariota, who had 2 turnovers and a sack last week, went 5 of 8 passes for 59 yards. He could have easily been 7-8 if not for two dropped passes. One of which was to Dexter McCluster standing in the end zone.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) fakes the hand off during the first half against the St. Louis Rams at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) fakes the hand off during the first half against the St. Louis Rams at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans play St. Louis Rams Sunday at Nissan Stadium

 

Tennessee Titans (0-1) vs. St. Louis Rams (0-1)

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 | 7:00pmpm CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-1) host the St. Louis Rams (0-1) this week in their preseason home opener. Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Sunday, August 23rd.

This week’s matchup will be televised nationally on FOX, including WZTV FOX 17 in Nashville. Play-by-play announcer Kevin Burkhardt and analyst John Lynch will call the action, while Pam Oliver will report from the sidelines.

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) gets tackled by Atlanta Falcons linebacker Joplo Bartu (59) and others in the first quarter of their preseason NFL football game at Georgia Dome. (Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Bishop Sankey (20) gets tackled by Atlanta Falcons linebacker Joplo Bartu (59) and others in the first quarter of their preseason NFL football game at Georgia Dome. (Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans drop preseason game 31-24 to Atlanta Falcons; Marcus Mariota has rough start

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – On Friday night, August 14th, the Tennessee Titans traveled to Georgia to take on the Atlanta Falcons for their first preseason game at the Georgia Dome. The Titans fell behind early 17-0 but came back to tie it 24-24 in the third. The Falcons scored a touchdown in the fourth to ice the game.

Atlanta started the game with the ball after the Titans deferred the ball. The Falcons took their opening possession 91 yards for a touchdown. The drive was capped off by a 13 yard pass from quarterback Matt Ryan to Julio Jones.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passing against the Atlanta Falcons during the first quarter of their preseason   NFL football game at the Georgia Dome. (John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) passing against the Atlanta Falcons during the first quarter of their preseason NFL football game at the Georgia Dome. (John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans travel to Atlanta Falcons to begin Preseason

 

Tennessee Titans (0-0) at Atlanta Falcons (0-0)

Friday, August 14th, 2015 | 7:00pm EDT/6:00pm CDT
Georgia Dome | Atlanta, GA | TV: WKRN/NFLN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans open their 2015 preseason schedule this week on the road against the Atlanta Falcons. Kickoff at the Georgia Dome (capacity 71,228) is scheduled for 7:00pm EDT/6:00pm CDT on Friday, August 14th, 2015.

The game will be televised regionally on the Titans Preseason TV Network, including flagship WKRN-News 2 in Nashville. Play-by-play announcer Cory Curtis and analyst Eddie George will call the action, while Audra Martin will report from the sidelines. Additionally, NFL Network will broadcast the game live to a national audience.

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester (17) gets tackled by Tennessee Titans strong safety Bernard Pollard (31) after a catch in the second quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome. (Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester (17) gets tackled by Tennessee Titans strong safety Bernard Pollard (31) after a catch in the second quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome. (Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans 2015 Schedule released

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans open the 2015 regular season at Tampa Bay on September 13th and they will open the home schedule on September 27th against the Indianapolis Colts. The Titans also will appear in a Thursday night primetime contest at the Jacksonville Jaguars on November 19th.

“The release of the schedule for the upcoming season is always an exciting time for a coach, the players and an organization. It seems like on a yearly basis the schedule has sections that provide challenges and opportunities,” said Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt. “Opening on the road for the first two weeks jumps out at first look and certainly creates a sense of urgency to open the season.”

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Tennessee Titans 2015 Preseason Schedule released

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The National Football League announced the 2015 preseason schedule this afternoon and the Tennessee Titans will be hosting the St. Louis Rams in a nationally televised game for FOX on Sunday, August 23rd at 7:00pm (central).

The Titans open their preseason slate on the road with a trip to Atlanta to face the Falcons (weekend of August 13th-16th) and will travel to play the Kansas City Chiefs in week three (weekend of August 27th-30th).

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Tennessee Titans’ 2015 Regular Season Opponents released

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The opponents for the Tennessee Titans 2015 season have been released. They will of course play their AFC South Division rivals on the road and at home (Indianapolis Colts, Houston Texans, and Jacksonville Jaguars).

Using the NFL’s schedule rotation, the Titans will face, in 2015, all of the AFC East Division teams, playing host at LP Field to the Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins while traveling to the New York Jets and New England Patriots.

Zach Mettenberger wants to become the Tennessee Titans starting quarterback in 2015. (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports)

Zach Mettenberger wants to become the Tennessee Titans starting quarterback in 2015. (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans head north to face Cincinnati Bengals Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (1-1) at Cincinnati Bengals (2-0)

Sunday, September 21st, 2014 | 1:00pm EDT/Noon CDT
Cincinnati, OH | Paul Brown Stadium (65,515) | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-1) travel to Cincinnati in Week 3 to face the defending AFC North Champion Bengals (2-0). Kickoff at Paul Brown Stadium (capacity 65,515) is scheduled for 1:00pm EDT/noon CDT on Sunday, September 21st.

The Bengals are one of the Titans’ longest-standing rivals. In 72 regular-season meetings between the former AFL (1968–69) and AFC Central (1970–2001) combatants, the Titans hold a 39-32-1 advantage.

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) rushes against Dallas Cowboys defensive back Sterling Moore (26) during the first half at LP Field last Sunday. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) rushes against Dallas Cowboys defensive back Sterling Moore (26) during the first half at LP Field last Sunday. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans face Minnesota Vikings at LP Field Thursday in final preseason game

 

Tennessee Titans (2-1) vs. Minnesota Vikings (3-0)

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 | 7:00pm CDT
Nashville, TN | LP Field | TV: WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (2-1) conclude their preseason this week at home against the Minnesota Vikings (3-0). Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:00pm CDT on Thursday, August 28th.

The game will be televised regionally on the Titans Preseason TV Network, including flagship WKRN-Channel 2 in Nashville.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) attempts a pass against the Atlanta Falcons in the first quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome last week. (Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) attempts a pass against the Atlanta Falcons in the first quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome last week. (Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans slip past Atlanta Falcons 24-17 in third preseason game

 

Tennessee TitansAtlanta, GA – With 5:45 left in the fourth quarter, Bishop Sankey scored on a 3 yard run off right guard to give the Tennessee Titans (2-1-0) their first lead of the game over the Atlanta Falcons (1-2-0). Sankey stretched out and over the goal converting the 2 point conversion, giving the Titans a 24-17 win at the Georgia Dome.

The Falcons took their next possession down to the Titans’ 4 yard line where Tennessee’s defense stiffened. On 4th and 2, Sean Refree’s pass to Julian Jones up the middle fell incomplete, turning the ball over on downs with 1:08 remaining. The Titans ran out the clock to secure the victory.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) attempts a pass against the Atlanta Falcons are shown on the play in the first quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome. (Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) attempts a pass against the Atlanta Falcons are shown on the play in the first quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome. (Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports)

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