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Minnesota native Zylstra, rookie kicker Carlson score points for Vikings in win

Tennessee Titans quarterback Luke Falk (11) is tackled by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Stephen Weatherly (91) during the first half at Nissan Stadium on Thursday night. Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports1 / 2
Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas (32) rushes against the Tennessee Titans during the first half at Nissan Stadium on Thursday night. Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports2 / 2

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Daniel Carlson kicked two field goals and quarterback Kyle Sloter connected with Brandon Zylstra for a 24-yard touchdown pass as the Minnesota Vikings beat the host Tennessee Titans 13-3 on Thursday night.

Both teams rested their starting quarterbacks—Minnesota sitting Kirk Cousins and Tennessee sitting Marcus Mariota—in their final preseason game.

Titans rookie Luke Falk played the entire game, completing 13 of 24 passes for 114 yards.

Vikings backup quarterback Trevor Siemian finished 6 of 11 for 55 yards, while Sloter was 11 of 15 for 130 yards and the one touchdown pass.

The Titans' only points came on Ryan Succop's 24-yard field goal late in the first quarter. Tennessee finished first-year coach Mike Vrabel's first preseason winless.

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