The Titans and Vikings have only met 12 times in the regular season, but played in the preseason two years ago at LP Field on a night that celebrated the return of football after a work stoppage and marked the NFL debut of
|Jake Locker led two drives that resulted in touchdowns in his NFL debut against Minnesota in the first game of the preseason in 2011. |
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Hasselbeck started and went 5-for-6 for 55 yards on the opening drive before being replaced by Locker, the eighth overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft. Locker’s first pass (to Lavelle Hawkins) gained six yards to convert a third-and-2, and he converted third-and-5 with a gain of seven to
Locker dropped the snap on the following possession but quickly recovered, backpedalled and heaved a strike to Yamon Figurs for a 45-yard touchdown and 7-0 lead with 4:05 left in the first half.
Jordan Babineaux ended the next Vikings possession by intercepting Joe Webb at the Tennessee 43-yard line and returning it 20 yards into Minnesota territory. Locker found
Locker played one series into the third quarter and finished 7-for-10 for 89 yards, the touchdown and a passer rating of 130.8 before being replaced by