NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- How about those penalties? They really sped up that beauty, huh?

I watched the Titans drop their preseason opener 31-17 in Green Bay and stayed up til 4 to try to give you at least something on everyone who played.

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3 K Austin Barnard – Hit four respectable kickoffs of 64, 66, 70 and 60 yards. Put each of his two punts inside the 20. Also hit the extra point on the Titans’ late touchdown.

4 K Ryan Succop – Hit a 23-yard second-quarter field goal that put the Titans up 10-7.

6 K Brett Kern – Hit two punts for 88 yards, one inside the 20. Held for all three placekicks.

7 QB Blaine Gabbert –Took over the offense on the second series. Average in his first time in a Titans’ uniform, with nine of 15 passing for 76 yards but nothing longer than 20.

8 QB Marcus Mariota – Let Nick Williams do the work for the bulk of his 42 passing yards, taking a short pass for a 38-yard gain. Also ran once for 7 yards. Left the pocket a bit quickly on the second play, when the only real sign of pressure was from Reggie Gilbert from the left edge and he wasn’t close. Taylor Lewan wound up riding him past where Mariota would have been if he’d been more patient.

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