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Marcus Mariota | Quarterback | #8

Team: Tennessee Titans
Age / DOB:  (23) / 10/30/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 222
College: Oregon
Drafted: 2015 / Rd. 1 (2) / TEN
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Marcus Mariota said trusting his leg is the final hurdle in his rehab.
Recovering from a broken leg, Mariota has seen work during OTAs and minicamp, but he will not be a full-go until training camp. "I think from a strength standpoint I'm good," Mariota said. "Now it's getting to the point of trusting myself to do it...So for me, that's my next step. For me, I've got to just go out and do it." As long as he remains setback free, Mariota has the look of an upside QB1. Jun 15 - 10:19 AM

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Marcus Mariota (broken leg) will have no restrictions in training camp.

Mariota has begun taking full-team snaps in OTAs, and could maybe even play in a game were the season to begin today. Mariota needs to make it through a season healthy for 16 games, but his health won't be a concern this summer.
Jun 8 - 1:55 PM

Marcus Mariota (broken leg) has been taking part in some full-team drills at OTAs.

Mariota continues to progress on schedule, and could possibly see some action in next week's minicamp. Even if Mariota is held back next week, he's looking more and more likely to be full-go for the beginning of training camp.
Jun 6 - 2:05 PM

Marcus Mariota (leg) is participating at Titans OTAs and appears to be ahead of schedule.

Mariota fractured his fibula and ankle last December. "Four months ago I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to participate in OTAs, and being able to do some of the drills ... I was very happy and very grateful," he said. "It was fun to be out there with the guys." Mariota isn't moving at full speed yet, but he is taking part in walkthroughs, individual drills, and 7-on-7s. He is one of this year's highest-ceiling late-round quarterback picks.
May 25 - 10:34 AM

Titans coach Mike Mularkey is trying to find ways to get Marcus Mariota (leg) on the field for OTAs.

Mariota isn't able to run at full speed yet but Mularkey still wants him to get reps so he can build chemistry with some of the team's newcomers including first-round pick Corey Davis. One way the Titans can accomplish that is by using Mariota in 7-on-7 drills. "That’s one way to be able to do it without a rush in his face and having to move," said Mularkey. "We’re working on other ways to get the work done." Mariota is still on track for Week 1.
May 14 - 11:26 AM’s Jim Wyatt wouldn’t rule out Marcus Mariota (leg) sitting the entire preseason.

This is speculative with Mariota still in the early stages of his recovery, but the Titans have said they aren’t going to rush him. Assuming he’s healthy, it would be surprising if Mariota didn't get live reps with rookie additions Corey Davis, Taywan Taylor, and Jonnu Smith. Mariota’s Week 1 status isn’t in doubt.
May 13 - 6:15 PM

Marcus Mariota (leg) still isn't running at full speed.

Mariota is still recovering from a broken leg he suffered late last season. He appears to be making progress but the Titans aren't going to rush things with their franchise quarterback. There's no concern about Mariota's availability for Week 1.
May 12 - 4:34 PM

Speaking on 104.5 The Zone, Marcus Mariota (broken leg) said he is "probably a week or two away from full on running."

Mariota has been very open about his rehab to this point, and it appears to be going as planned. The quarterback is unlikely to get in any work during the offseason program, but he could be fully ready to go by training camp. After the Titans added several weapons in the draft, Mariota could be in for a career year.
May 4 - 10:23 AM

Marcus Mariota (broken leg) hopes to resume running in 2-3 weeks.

He was using a scooter to get around as recently as early March. Mariota will likely miss the entire offseason program, but is progressing on pace to be ready for training camp.
Apr 17 - 1:30 PM

In an interview with KHON2 Honolulu, Marcus Mariota (broken leg) was shown walking normally and running on the beach.

Forced to use a scooter to get around just a month ago, Mariota seems to be progressing quickly in his recovery from a broken fibula. "This process has been really good," Mariota said. "I’m in a good spot." The Titans are going to take it slow with their franchise quarterback, but he will likely be ready for training camp.
Source: KHON2
Mar 28 - 8:32 AM

Marcus Mariota (broken leg) has transitioned from using a scooter to a walking boot.

It's been over two months since Mariota went down. Two months was when Mariota was expected to be able to put weight on his leg, so he's on schedule. Mariota appears likely to miss most, if not all, of the offseason program, but should be ready for training camp.
Feb 28 - 7:12 PM

Titans coach Mike Mularkey assured Wednesday that Marcus Mariota's (broken fibula) rehab is "doing very well."

The Titans plan to hold Mariota out of OTAs, an approach confirmed when GM Jon Robinson stated the "most important thing this offseason is to make sure Marcus Mariota is healthy." The Titans remain pleased with Mariota's rehab, which he is currently doing in Oregon. He should be 100 percent well before training camp. Adding to Mariota's weapons should also be a Titans priority.
Feb 22 - 9:01 PM

Coach Mike Mularkey said Marcus Mariota (broken fibula) is not expected to be ready for OTAs.

In January, Mularkey said Mariota would be back "when we get this thing rolling," but the coach said they are going to be "over-cautious" with the injury in a radio interview on Wednesday. "He’s on schedule," Mularkey said. "You guys know Marcus like I do. He’s probably gonna over-train to come back as quickly as he can, and we’re probably gonna have to put the reins on him to hold back a little bit." Despite the caution, Mariota should be ready for training camp.
Feb 16 - 12:10 PM

Titans coach Mike Mularkey said Marcus Mariota (broken leg) is "on track" and "doing great."

"He should be back when we get this thing rolling," Mularkey added. It is not clear if things get "rolling" in OTAs or training camp, but there is no doubt Mariota will be ready for Week 1. Coming off a breakout season, Mariota should be able to take another step forward in 2017 if the Titans can surround him with one or two more weapons.
Jan 19 - 10:11 AM

Marcus Mariota will require the assistance of a "knee walker/scooter" for the next two months.

Mariota can't put any weight on his broken leg for eight weeks. Once he can, the real rehab will begin. Mariota could miss the entire offseason program, but barring a setback, will be ready for training camp.
Jan 2 - 2:38 PM

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QB1Marcus Mariota
2Matt Cassel
3Alex Tanney
RB1DeMarco Murray
2Derrick Henry
3David Fluellen
4Khalfani Muhammad
5Akeem Judd
GLB1Derrick Henry
2DeMarco Murray
3RB1DeMarco Murray
2Derrick Henry
FB1Jalston Fowler
WR11Eric Decker
2Rishard Matthews
3Harry Douglas
4Jonathan Krause
5Darius Jennings
WR21Corey Davis
2Tajae Sharpe
3Taywan Taylor
4Eric Weems
5Tre McBride
WR31Rishard Matthews
TE1Delanie Walker
2Phillip Supernaw
3Jonnu Smith
4Jace Amaro
5Jerome Cunningham
LT1Taylor Lewan
2Dennis Kelly
3Steven Moore
LG1Quinton Spain
2Sebastian Tretola
3Corey Levin
C1Ben Jones
2Tim Lelito
3Mark Spelman
RG1Josh Kline
2Josue Matias
3Tyler Marz
RT1Jack Conklin
2Brad Seaton
3Jonah Pirsig
K1Ryan Succop