Headed down to Flowery Branch - 08/03/14

Tomorrow, Fox 17 will be heading down to Georgia to see the Titans scrimmage against the Falcons. Specifically, I'll be heading down along with news photographer Scott Simpson. It should be interesting. After a week of hitting each other at training camp, the Titans get a chance to run their plays and take out frustrations on a different team. Their first preseason game is still 6 days away, so any opportunity to mix things up and do it against another team will be well received.

In a scrimmage, we won't really be able to see the results of plays, but we will get a chance to see how physical this year's team will be. Hopefully, the Titans can set the tone for a season where they won't be pushed around. I'll have reports tomorrow at 5:30 and 9pm on the scrimmage on Fox 17 News!

 

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