NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Marcus Mariota has set the standard his targets in the passing game now need to match.

At least that’s what his most reliable target, Delanie Walker said.

No, Mariota didn't look good in the Titans' third preseason game. But the Titans aren't going to be judging where he is based on that one, 19-snap, eight-dropback sample.

Walker and Rishard Matthews, who’s been off PUP for two practices, both said their chemistry with the quarterback will carry over into the new offense despite limited time working together in the build-up to the season.


“I have no doubt in my mind that it won’t change,” Walker said. “We’ve been in what, three different systems with Marcus? And we’ve been successful. It’s another opportunity for me and him to be on the same page. I don’t really think any negatives are going to come about from us having a new offense.'

Taywan Taylor has had a complete preseason and says he feels like “Mariota has it mastered to a T” but that the entire unit “has a ways to go.” It’s just the nature of the beast that there will always be little details that allow for nitpicking on every play.

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