By BLAKE BEDDINGFIELD, special correspondent

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Titans starting offense started out poorly. Incompletions, dropped passes and sacks. Too many inconsistencies for this late in the preseason.

The second-team offense came in the game and there were incompletions, dropped passes and sacks.MariotaGunSteelers

The Steelers’ offense did not miss a beat. QB Ben Roethlisberger was not sharp but had receivers open when he needed. The Steelers’ run game was solid with James Connor and Jalen Samuels. The Steelers’ OL routinely got a push on the Titans’ defensive line and covered up the linebackers for big runs.

The lack of pass rush by the Titans and the lack of ability to cover the deep post route is a major concern.

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