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Locker’s Shoulder Has No Structural Damage

Locker’s Shoulder Has No Structural Damage

The Titans on Monday got good news on injured QB Jake Locker, who Sunday in the loss to the Texans hurt his left (non-throwing) shoulder. An MRI on Locker’s shoulder showed no structural damage, coach Mike Munchak said. Locker re-injured the shoulder ea
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  • Grizzlies eager to rebound from early playoff ouster

    Grizzlies eager to rebound from early playoff ouster

    nba.com Oct 1, 2012
    The Memphis Grizzlies are so eager to get to work that most of the players already have been in town playing pickup games for nearly a month, driven by the painful memory of their seven-game ouster in the first round of the playoffs.
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  • What I think the Titans should be thinking

    What I think the Titans should be thinking

    ESPN.com Oct 1, 2012
    What I think they’re thinking (or should be) at the headquarters of the Tennessee Titans this afternoon… I don’t want to hear a stay-the-course, things-will-come around speech today. I don’t know that there is much else Mike Munchak can say. But i
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  • Texans accuse Titans OT Stewart of 'dirty' play

    Texans accuse Titans OT Stewart of 'dirty' play

    The Houston Texans voiced their frustration with the play of Tennessee Titans offensive tackle David Stewart following Sunday's contest between the AFC South rivals.
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  • Chris Johnson: I’m going to be as good as my offensive line

    Chris Johnson: I’m going to be as good as my offensive line

    profootballtalk.com Oct 1, 2012
    After the second game of the season, Titans running back Chris Johnson answered a question about his piddling production by saying that people on the offense needed to do their jobs if he was going to be successful. It wasn’t hard to guess which players
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  • Note to Leroy Harris: That was dumb

    Note to Leroy Harris: That was dumb

    ESPN.com Oct 1, 2012
    Leroy Harris is not dumb. But the Tennessee Titans right guard looks awfully dumb today. “It’s-not-you, it’s-me” worked as a great storyline on Seinfeld, but as a brand of NFL explanation it is a tiresome exercise. If you’re an offensive lineman
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  • Titans’ Leroy Harris: Other than two sacks, I shut down J.J. Wa…

    Titans’ Leroy Harris: Other than two sacks, I shut down J.J. Watt

    profootballtalk.com Oct 1, 2012
    Texans defensive end J.J. Watt had two sacks in Sunday’s win over the Titans, giving him a league-leading 7.5 on the season. Watt is playing so well that the Texans’ website is calling him an MVP candidate. But one of the Tennessee offensive linemen w
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  • Lions special teams nightmare continues, but coach safe

    Lions special teams nightmare continues, but coach safe

    profootballtalk.com Oct 1, 2012
    The Lions are 1-3 for a number of reasons, but breakdowns on special teams are near the top of the list. They gave up a 105-yard kickoff return touchdown and a 77-yard punt return for a score in yesterday’s loss to the Vikings, after allowing one of eac
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  • Jake Locker, Santonio Holmes headline Week 4 injuries

    Jake Locker, Santonio Holmes headline Week 4 injuries

    yahoo.com Oct 1, 2012
    Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker re-injured his left (non-throwing) shoulder when he was hit by blitzing Houston Texans safety Glover Quin in the first quarter of the Texans' 38-14 win on Sunday. Locker suffered a dislocated shoulder in the 2012…
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    Oct 1
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