Mariota struggles in cameo, Steleers handle Titans

Marcus Mariota failed to complete any of his three pass attempts and took a safety, and the Pittsburgh Steelers went on to beat the Tennessee Titans 18-6 in preseason action in Nashville, Tenn., on Sunday night.Mariota saw only five snaps across two series, with his night ending when Stephon Tuitt sacked him in the end zone at the 9:12 mark of the first quarter. Ryan Tannehill entered next for the Titans and went 6 of 9 for 62 yards across five possessions, with four ending in punts and one in a field goal. He was sacked three times.After the safety, the Steelers took a 15-0 lead behind Ben Roethlisberger’s 17-yard TD pass to JuJu Smith-Schuster and Mason Rudolph’s 41-yard strike to James Washington, both late in the first quarter. Roethlisberger finished 8 of 13 for 63 yards and the touchdown in three series, while Rudolph went 6 of 9 for 75 yards, the TD and an interception in five possessions.

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Observations from Weekend Practices

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Five Observations From Preseason Opener in Philadelphia

Five Observations From Preseason Opener in Philadelphia

  By Christian Kaposy The Titans started their 2019 preseason on a high note, defeating the Philadelphia Eagles 27-10. With many starters playing around or less than ten snaps, the second and third team members played from the second quarter on, giving the coaches a good opportunity to evaluate the young guys. Here are five…

Three Players to Watch During Tonight’s Preseason Opener

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Training Camp Day 9 and 10: Takeaways

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