Devon Still

Mariota Returns; Jets Top Titans In Exhibition Opener

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota played his first game since breaking his right leg late last season in a 7-3 loss to the Jets in the exhibition opener for both teams on Saturday night.

Mariota, who threw for 3,426 yards and 26 touchdowns in 2016 before his injury on Dec. 24 against Jacksonville, played two series in the first quarter.

On his first attempt, he scrambled to his right and completed a 15-yard pass to Rishard Matthews. He finished 2 of 3 for 15 yards.

Unlike the Titans, the Jets' quarterback situation is more muddled. Well-traveled veteran Josh McCown got the start for New York. He was 3 of 4 for 72 yards and a touchdown in his one series, which was...

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