Zach Mettenberger Comments on Backing Up Marcus Mariota, Chargers, More

May 22, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Zach Mettenberger sees a brighter future for himself in San Diego than he had in Tennessee.
Mettenberger said he could see the writing on the wall with the Titans committing to Marcus Mariota at quarterback moving forward, according to Ricky Henne of Chargers.com.
"It was tough to be in Tennessee behind a guy like Marcus (Mariota), where there isn’t a light at the end of the tunnel," Mettenberger said. "Being here has put the wind back in my sails.”
The former LSU star also appears ready to take on any role with his new team.
“I’m a tough, hardnosed guy," Mettenberger said. "I am going to try and do whatever I need to do to make this team better, whatever role that is. Whether that means being the backup or the third-string guy, I’ll do whatever they need me to do."
After the Titans took Mettenberger in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL draft, he started 10 games for Tennessee over two seasons, but his numbers were underwhelming, per...

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