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Tracking stats: Malik Willis, Will Levis, Tennessee Titans-Chicago Bears NFL preseason game.

The Titans' young quarterbacks, Malik Willis and Will Levis, had mixed performances in their preseason opener against the Bears. Willis had a touchdown but also threw an interception, while Levis had a solid drive but also made some mistakes.

The Tennessee Titans are set to take on the Chicago Bears in their preseason opener this Saturday at Soldier Field. Unfortunately, starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill will not be playing, giving backups Logan Willis and Will Levis an opportunity to showcase their skills.

The Tennessean will be providing live coverage of the game from Chicago, offering recaps and grades for each drive that Willis and Levis are involved in. Let's take a closer look at how the two young quarterbacks are performing.

On the first drive, Malik Willis completed 3 out of 4 passes for 39 yards and also rushed for 9 yards, culminating in a touchdown. He demonstrated great decision-making by adjusting his play after his initial read was covered, ultimately finding an open receiver for a big gain. However, he did struggle with getting an audible in on time, resulting in a delay-of-game penalty. Despite this setback, Willis managed to complete two short passes and scramble for a first down in the red zone before scoring a touchdown on a read-option play.

Will Levis, on the other hand, had a less successful second drive. He completed only 1 out of 2 passes for 8 yards and narrowly avoided an interception when he threw behind his intended receiver. Levis was also sacked on a crucial third down, leading to a punt.

In his second drive, Willis faced a challenging situation with the offense backed up deep due to a penalty on the kick return. Although he completed 2 out of 3 passes, the team failed to secure a first down, resulting in a 3-and-out.

Unfortunately, Willis encountered further difficulties on his fourth drive. He threw a pass that was slightly too high for his tight end, resulting in an interception. While the tight end could have potentially caught the ball, the interception ultimately falls on Willis.

Levis, however, rebounded nicely on his second drive. He completed his only pass attempt for 21 yards, quickly advancing the team into the red zone. Despite not attempting another pass, Levis showcased his ability to evade pressure with smooth moves in the pocket and contributed to a rushing touchdown.

On his final drive, Levis displayed consistency by completing 3 out of 4 passes for 24 yards and rushing for 6 yards. He effectively utilized quick screens to receivers and made a crucial connection on a corner route for a big gain. Additionally, Levis demonstrated his agility by evading a potential sack and gaining yards on the ground. Unfortunately, the drive ended with a fumble by the tight end.

In conclusion, both Malik Willis and Will Levis have had their ups and downs throughout the game. Willis showed promise with his decision-making and ability to make plays with his legs, but also struggled with timing and accuracy. Levis had a rough start but managed to bounce back and display his potential as a passer and scrambler. It will be interesting to see how they continue to develop throughout the preseason.

Nick Suss, the Titans beat writer for The Tennessean, will be providing further coverage of the game. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @nicksuss.

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