"I think it was B.S.," Whisenhunt said after Tennessee's 38-10 loss to Miami. "That's not the way you play football. I think it was done with the idea of trying to hurt our quarterback, and that's bulls--- football."
Mariota didn't leave the game, but he was clearly hobbled and wore a left knee brace for the remainder of the game, in which he lost two fumbles and threw two interceptions.
Reports said Mariota was to get an X-ray Monday. In this story, he commented he expects to be a full-go for Wednesday's practice as the Titans prepare for next week's home game against Atlanta. He was sacked five times Sunday, raising his season total to 19, the story said.