Now it counts: Mariani ready for NFL debut
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The "Turk" didn't come for former Havre Blue Pony Marc Mariani last Saturday. That's what NFL players call whoever is in charge of bring players to the coaches' office on final cut day of training camp.
Instead, Mariani got through cut day and has been preparing all week to open his first NFL season when the Tennessee Titans take on the Oakland Raiders Sunday in Nashville.
Mariani was stellar in the preseason, leading the NFL in all-purpose yards, as well as leading the Titans in yards-per-catch, punt and kickoff yardage and all-purpose yardage.
But the preseason is over, and Mariani has...