FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The scoreboard read 35-14 at the end.

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There was an 8-0 game within the game that told us how The Patriots and Titans got to that end.

The Patriots tracked Marcus Mariota well all game and really honed in after 

halftime, finishing with eight sacks of the quarterback who suffered a first-quarter quad strain.

The Titans defensive front, meanwhile, was completely handled, and barely got a hand on Tom Brady, who wasn’t taken down once.

“They had a guy spying me throughout the game trying to keep me within the pocket and you’ve got to give a lot of credit to them,” Mariota said. “They covered well, and I just wasn’t able to get the ball out.”

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