Rookie quarterback Jarrett Stidham led the Patriots to two second-half touchdowns, the second capping a 99-yard drive, as New England scored a come-from-behind 22-17 win over the Tennessee Titans in NFL preseason play Saturday night in Nashville, Tenn.

New England is 2-0 on the preseason and hosts Carolina on Thursday night.

Stidham's 23-yard scoring pass to rookie Damoun Patterson with 4:18 to go put New England in the lead.

In the third quarter, Stidham directed a 79-yard march that ended in a 1-yard scoring run by rookie Nick Brosette.

Patriots starters, including quarterback Tom Brady, suited up but did not play.

Stidham went 14-for-19 for 193 yards and a touchdown. Veteran backup Brian Hoyer started and went 6-for-8 for 55 yards and an interception.

Impressive free agent rookie Jakobi Meyers led New England with six catches for 82 yards.  Third-round pick Damien Harris rushed for 80 yards on 14 carries.

Tennessee took a 17-8 lead at half. Titans starter Marcus Mariota hit Delaine Walker for an 11-yard TD and a two-point coversion to make it 8-0.

New England responded with a 74-yard drive led by Hoyer, Brandon Bolden's 1-yard TD run capped the march, which was capped with a Hoyer to Meyers two-point conversion to tie the game 8-8.

Tennessee scored on the ensuing drive as backup Ryan Tannehill connected with Jeremy McNichols for a 15-yard TD to make it 15-8. The Titans picked up a safety when New England, while on offense, was called for holding in the end zone.