Ten 0 10 3 11 24
Atl 7 10 0 0 17
Date of game: 8/23/2014

Recap: Atlanta vs. Tennessee

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Bishop Sankey ran for the go-ahead score late in the fourth quarter as the Tennessee Titans defeated the Atlanta Falcons, 24-17, in preseason action on Saturday.

The rookie Sankey carried the ball 16 times for 44 yards. Jake Locker was 12- of-17 for 188 yards and fired a 63-yard TD pass to Nate Washington, who had three receptions for 94 yards for Tennessee.

Matt Ryan was 18-of-23 for 224 yards and two touchdowns. Julio Jones hauled in a 52-yard touchdown pass and Devin Hester brought in a 31-yard TD pass to highlight his four-reception, 56-yard effort for Atlanta.

Jacquizz Rodgers carried the ball eight times for 33 yards and caught five passes for 31 yards in defeat.

Hester's touchdown was the lone score of the opening frame. After Maikon Bonani nailed a 44-yard field goal for the Titans in the second, Jones hauled in his score and Matt Bryant kicked a 22-yarder to give Atlanta a 17-3 lead.

Washington came down with his 63-yard score before the half to get Tennessee within 17-10.

The Titans scored all 14 points in the second half. Bonani's 51-yard field goal was the only score of the third and Travis Coons split the uprights from 39 yards out in the fourth before Sankey plunged in from three yards out with 5:48 left. Sankey also ran for the ensuing two-point conversion.

Sean Renfree's 4th-and-2 pass from the Tennessee 4-yard line on Atlanta's ensuing possession fell incomplete.

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