Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/7/13
Marc Mariani has a scar that runs from the outside of his left ankle up to his calf and another scar on the inside of his leg. If he ever sets off an airport metal detector, he need only point to his lower leg where the scars tell the story of the metal rod inside the skin and muscle. Still, the Titans receiver and returner has no worries about his leg. Mariani can't wait until Thursday night for Tennessee's preseason opener against the Washington Redskins and his first NFL game since the gruesome injury nearly a year ago on this field. ''The way it is now and rebuilt, it'll never feel the exact same again. But that doesn't mean I can't do everything and won't be as fast,'' Mariani said of his leg. ''It has motivated me to a different level. As far as sitting on the sidelines and just wanting to be back on game day and wanting to be back out with the guys I haven't felt sitting on the sidelines in forever. So sitting on the sideline was a huge motivational factor for me and has a...
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