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Marcus Mariota ruled OUT for Sunday's game against the Falcons

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The Titans are not going to make us wait until Sunday to learn who the starting quarterback will be against the Atlanta Falcons:

This really isn't a surprise. Marcus Mariota said earlier in the week that he hoped to be ready to play on Sunday, but it always sounded like it was a long shot after the (reported) Grade 2 MCL sprain.

Mettenberger is a capable back-up. He is going to throw the ball downfield a lot, assuming the offensive line gives him time to do so. This would be a great spot for the Titans to let Dorial Green-Beckham play about 75% of the snaps.  His skill set pairs well with Mett Show's skill set.  If you are into the daily fantasy thing, DGB could be a sneaky play in tournaments this weekend.  He is cheap and won't be owned by very many people.