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NFL Preseason Week 1 Game Recap: Baltimore Ravens 23, Tennessee Titans 10

Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Tyler Huntley (2) runs during the second quarter of a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jessica Rapfogel-USA TODAY Sports

The Baltimore Ravens defeated the Tennessee Titans 23-10 to extend their preseason winning streak to a record 21 straight games.

Editor’s note: All grades in this article are subject to review. All PFF player grades will be finalized by 12 pm ET tomorrow.

BALTIMORE RAVENS

QUARTERBACK: TYLER HUNTLEY

Passing depth PFF Grade Comp/Att Yards
Short (0-9 yards) 71.0 12/14 81
Intermediate (10-19 yards) 85.8 3/3 46
Deep (20+ plus yards) 51.9 0/1 0

Huntley had the lowest average depth of target (6.3) of the Ravens quarterbacks.

Anthony Brown: 10/15 for 117 passing yards, 0 TDs, 0 INTs

Brett Hundley: 2/2 for 42 yards, 0 TDs, 0 INTs

RUNNING BACK

Player Attempts Rushing yards Yards after contact per attempt Missed tackles forced
Tyler Badie 6 19 10 0
Nate McCrary 5 31 16 2
Mike Davis 5 22 7 0
Corey Clement 4 17 13 1

Mike Davis scored the only rushing touchdown for Baltimore

Ravens quarterbacks added 33 rushing yards

RECEIVERS

Player Rec./tgts. Yards YPRR Passer rating generated
Makai Polk 8 44 1.57 87.5
Binjimen Victor 5 30 2.31 91.7
Isaiah Likely 4 44 2.59 112.3

Polk caught six of his eight targets to lead the team

Shemar Bridges and Isaiah Likely each recorded three first downs.

OFFENSIVE LINE

Player Pass-blocking snaps Sacks allowed Total pressures allowed
Tyre Phillips 37 1 2
Daniel Faalele 36 0 2
Ben Cleveland 31 0 2

The Ravens averaged 1.3 yards before contact per rush and allowed three sacks as a team.

Tyre Phillips began the game at left guard before kicking out to left tackle and performing solidly.

DEFENSIVE LINE

Player pass-rush snaps Total pressures Pressure rate
Travis Jones 13 3 23.1%
Steven Means 15 4 26.7%
Isaiah Mack 26 2 7.7%

Baltimore allowed 4.7 yards per rush but only 0.2 yards before contact per attempt.

Aaron Crawford’s two defensive stops tied for the team lead.

LINEBACKER

Player Run-defense

snaps

Run stops Run stop rate
Kristian Welch 12 0 0.0%
Malik Harrison 10 1 10.0%
Jeremiah Moon 10 0 0.0%

It was a mixed bag from the Ravens linebackers, particularly when facing the athleticism of Malik Willis.

Malik Harrison was the only Ravens linebacker to notch a defensive stop. He also forced a fumble.

SECONDARY

Player Rec./tgts. Yards
allowed
Touchdowns allowed
David Vereen 2/4 8 0
Damarion Williams 2/4 28 0
Kevon Seymour 2/2 53 0

Baltimore’s defense was impressive against the pass, causing two interceptions and limiting the Titans to 5.1 yards per pass.

Geno Stone notched the interception that he had been threatening earlier in the game.

TENNESSEE TITANS

QUARTERBACK: MALIK WILLIS

Passing depth PFF Grade Comp/Att Yards
Short (0-9 yards) 59.3 4/6 40
Intermediate (10-19 yards) 54.8 1/3 19
Deep (20+ plus yards) 82/1 1/1 48

Malik Willis: 65.7 PFF passing grade, 6/11 for 107 yards 0 TDs 0 INTs.

Logan Woodside: 58.6 PFF passing grade, 14/24 for 102 yards 0 TDs, 2 INTs

RUNNING BACK

Player Attempts Rushing yards Yards after contact per attempt Missed tackles forced
Julius Chestnut 7 44 38 4
Hassan Haskins 6 19 15 0
Trenton Cannon 1 -4 0 0

Willis had the team’s only rushing touchdown and also led the team with two rushing first downs.

Julius Chestnut led the team with four broken tackles.

RECEIVERS

Player Rec./tgts. Yards YPRR Passer rating generated
Terry Godwin 4/5 31 2.21 52.9
Mason Kinsey 2/3 30 0.83 59.7
Treylon Burks 0/1 0 0 39.6

Treylon Burks ran 19 routes but was targeted only once, he also got one carry.

Kyle Phillips also saw only one target.

OFFENSIVE LINE

Player Pass-blocking snaps Sacks allowed Total pressures allowed
Jalen McKenzie 26 0 1
Carson Green 26 0 3
Hayden Howerton 26 0 1

Tennessee’s running game had nowhere to go all game and the line surrendered a lot of pressure.

Nicholas Petit-Frere allowed just one pressure from 17 pass-blocking snaps.

DEFENSIVE LINE

Player pass-rush snaps Total pressures Pressure rate
Justin Lawler 23 2 8.7%
David Anenih 13 2 15.4%
Rashad Weaver 20 0 0.0%

Five different players tallied multiple pressures.

Justin Lawler led the team with 23 pass rushes and two pressures.

LINEBACKER

Player Rec./tgts. allowed Yards
allowed
Touchdowns allowed
Chance Campbell 3/3 34 0
Jack Gibbens 1/2 4 0
Joe Jones 1/1 3 0

Only three linebackers played any snaps.

Joe Jones was the best of the trio, notching three stops.

SECONDARY

Player Rec./tgts. allowed Yards
allowed
Touchdowns allowed
Shakur Brown 2/3 6 0
Shyheim Carter 1/2 3 0
Caleb Farley 2/2 16 0

Caleb Farley saw 22 defensive snaps as he works back from injury

Chris Jackson saw the most targets, with five, four of which he allowed to be caught.

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