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Vahe Gregorian: Chiefs' Smith knows about road ahead for Titans rookie Mariota

Marcus Mariota won the Heisman Trophy in 2014, and among the rewards he reaped for that was being picked second overall in the 2015 NFL draft ... by the 2-14 Tennessee Titans. Against the Chiefs on Friday at Arrowhead Stadium, you could see glimpses of a bright future. But mostly you saw growing pains radiating from him whether on a misfired pass or when a miscommunication led to a delay-of-game penalty or when he got up to charge toward Justin Houston after the star linebacker body-slammed him and stood over him in a taunting manner. Meanwhile, his composed Chiefs counterpart, Alex Smith, was dissecting the Titans with 16 completions in 18 passing attempts for 171 yards and two...