Ravens sack Mariota 11 times, beat Titans

Baltimore set a franchise record with 11 sacks, Alex Collins scored two touchdowns and the Ravens shut out the Tennessee Titans 21-0 Sunday at Nissan Stadium.The Ravens (4-2) outgained the Titans 361-106. Tennessee (3-3) converted just one of 10 third downs, and all nine of their possessions ended in punts.Joe Flacco completed 25 of 37 passes for 238 yards, one interception and a touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree, who had six catches for 93 yards.Collins finished with 54 yards on 19 carries.Za’Darius Smith led the way with three sacks and Patrick Onwuasor had two. The 11 sacks were one shy of the NFL record.Marcus Mariota completed 10 of 15 passes for 117 yards. The Titans lost 66 yards via the sacks.The Ravens got the best of their former defensive coordinator, Dean Pees, who now has that job with the Titans.Baltimore’s win was tempered by an injury to guard Alex Lewis. Lewis, who went to the ground early in the fourth quarter with a neck injury, was placed on a body board and taken off on a cart. The Ravens later tweeted that he had movement in all his extremities and was taken to a local hospital for further evaluation.

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Final Day of Training Camp: By Alex Abernathy

The final practice of Titans training camp today happened alongside the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Amidst off and on rain, the teams remained on the outdoor fields and never moved inside.   The Titans offense got off to a slow start today in red zone one on ones. The teams went straight from one on ones…

Joint Practice #1 Recap: By Alex Abernathy and Eli Hiskey

To headline the day, there were no team brawls, so it was a positive day one from joint practices between the Titans and the Bucs. The day was spent with the Titans offense and Bucs defense on one field, and then the Titans defense and Bucs offense on another, until the final portion of practice…

Bubble Practice Recap: By Alex Abernathy and Eli Hiskey

Coach Vrabel took the team inside the bubble today for practice to help get them out of the sun a little before Tampa Bay comes to town for two joint practices on Wednesday and Thursday and then the preseason game vs. the Buccaneers on Saturday. The offense got off to a rocky start today with…

Titans Weekend Wrap-up: By Alex Abernathy and Eli Hiskey

Friday: Following the game at Green Bay on Thursday night, Mike Vrabel had a press conference to talk about his first preseason fame as a head coach. Vrabel was impressed by the play of Harold Landry including his strip sack. Cameron Batson’s aggressiveness while returning kicks also stuck out to the head coach. What Vrabel…