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As I've watched the season go on, I've gotten more and more frustrated with the Titans for not picking Andy Dalton (who I was sold on). Dalton has been great so far this season, while Locker has been invisible.
Today, however, Locker showed a little bit of what the Titans staff saw in him that made them take him at No. 8 overall.
Locker was nine of 19 for 140 yards and two touchdowns. He also had an 11-yard rush. He did all of this against a very good Atlanta secondary, so there's a lot of hope for his future.
With Hasselbeck injured, Locker may very well start next week against the Buccaneers as well. If Hasselbeck is healthy though, he'll definitely still be the starter.
Locker obviously still has some growing to do. He completed less than half his passes, after all, but he's shown in the preseason and in his limited time on the field that if given enough time to season on the bench, he could be a very good player in the future.