Falcons vs. Titans: Tennessee fans feeling optimistic after first preseason win

Grant Halverson

The Titans' ground game was rolling in the team's third preseason game.

In their third preseason game, the Tennessee Titans beat the Atlanta Falcons, 27-16. The win was Tennessee's first of the preseason and left fans feeling optimistic.

The folks over at Music City Miracles, SB Nation's Titans blog, had this overall reaction to the game.

The Titans still have a lot of work to do, but tonight you finally got a glimpse of the vision Webster, Munchak and the coaching staff have for this team. We still have two weeks for Kendall WrightDelanie WalkerAkeem Ayers, Zach Brown and the like to get healthy.

Until then, it was so much fun to see these guys play with the kind of confidence in the system and their teammates that we haven't seen in a long time.

They also were really impressed with the team's ability to pick up yardage on the ground. From Music City Miracles:

  • The Titans are paying a lot of money to Chris Johnson and Shonn Greene, and it's going to be 100% worth it. Greene's skills on 3rd and short are legitimate, and CJ's newly-polished juke move is absolutely unstoppable in space. CJ might not get 2,000 yards, but he could easily average over 5.5 yards per carry with more of those 70-yard TDs this year if all goes well. I'll take that over 2K any year.

The Titans finish out the preseason with a trip to Minnesota on Thursday night.

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