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PLAYERS: Darius Reynaud

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On the opening kickoff of the Titans games against the Steelers, Tennessee running back Darius Reynaud inadvertently took a safety by stepping back into the end zone to take a knee. That’s how the first two points (yes, two) were scored on opening Sunday.

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