Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota, left, drops the ball as he is brought down by San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in San Diego. The Chargers recovered the ball and scored a touchdown on the play.
Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota, left, drops the ball as he is brought down by San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in San Diego. The Chargers recovered the ball and scored a touchdown on the play. Rick Scuteri AP
Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota, left, drops the ball as he is brought down by San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in San Diego. The Chargers recovered the ball and scored a touchdown on the play. Rick Scuteri AP
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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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