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Titans set tone, roll to win over Falcons to open preseason

The offense produced plenty of points, the defense swarmed and made plays, and the special teams unit made a big impact.

Sure, many of the Titans starters didn’t play, and some didn’t even make the trip to Atlanta for the team’s preseason opener last night against the Falcons.

But the overall performance was still good from start to finish, as the Titans rolled to a 23-3 win over the Falcons.

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“We’re never going to underestimate winning at anything,” Titans coach Mike Vrabel said. “We’re going to want to compete with whoever is in there.”

The Titans competed well on Friday night.

Logan Woodside started at quarterback for the Titans, as Ryan Tannehill remained in Nashville with running back Derrick Henry and a pretty big number of starters. Some of the front-liners who did make the trip and suited up didn’t play long.

There were plenty of positive signs from the Titans who did play, however, as they set the tone and took control of the game early at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

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Return man Chester Rogers provided a big play – while helping his case for a roster spot – with a 56-yard punt return late in the first quarter.

“That was a fun play,” Rogers said. “It was good to get out there, and get the jitters out of the way. And it was good to get out there and show the team the type of play I am capable of.”

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