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Mike Vrabel Provides Update On Status Of QB Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota, now with the Las Vegas Raiders after leaving the Tennessee Titans, winding up to throw a pass.

FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 13: Marcus Mariota #8 of the Tennessee Titans throws in the first quarter of the AFC Divisional Playoff game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on January 13, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

The Tennessee Titans lost yesterday's season opener to the Miami Dolphins, but that was only a fraction of what went wrong. Marcus Mariota, Taylor Lewan and Delanie Walker were all hurt.

Walker is likely out for the year, while Lewan has a concussion. Mariota might have dodged a major bullet though.

The fourth-year pro was taken out of the game twice after suffering a hit to his throwing arm. Blaine Gabbert replaced him both times.

Mariota officially suffered an elbow injury. His hand and fingers

Vrabel said QB Marcus Mariota "still being evaluated -- but we're hopeful" about his status. Calls it an arm. Mariota said Sunday that his hand/fingers lost feeling.

— Travis Haney (@travhaney) September 10, 2018

" target="_blank" rel="noopener">reportedly lost feeling. Today, Tennessee head coach Mike Vrabel said they are "hopeful" about getting Mariota back for Week 2.

Mariota threw for only 103 yards and two interceptions in yesterday's game. The Titans lost 27-20 to Miami in a game that took more than seven hours to complete because of multiple weather delays.

The Titans will host the Houston Texans next weekend in their first divisional game of the regular season.