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Locker out vs. Steelers; Ringer out 4-6 weeks

Locker out vs. Steelers; Ringer out 4-6 weeks

CNNSI.com ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 8, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee coach Mike Munchak says quarterback Jake Locker will miss his second straight game with an injured left shoulder Thursday night when the Titans play the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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  • Locker Won’t Go Thursday vs Steelers at Home

    Locker Won’t Go Thursday vs Steelers at Home

    Titans starting QB Jake Locker won’t go Thursday night when the Titans play host to the 2-2 Steelers at LP Field. Locker dislocated his left shoulder for the second time this season in Week 4 against the Texans, and missed Sunday’s 30-7 loss to the Vi
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  • What I think the Titans should be thinking

    What I think the Titans should be thinking

    ESPN.com Oct 8, 2012
    What I think they’re thinking (or should be) at the headquarters of the Tennessee Titans this afternoon. We’re not holding up our end of the bargain, for sure. But are the coaches holding up theirs? Everyone connected to the offensive line and blockin
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  • Adrian Peterson has a mild ankle sprain

    Adrian Peterson has a mild ankle sprain

    profootballtalk.com Oct 8, 2012
    The last thing the Vikings need right now is for something to happen to upset the apple cart they’ve ridden to a 4-1 start. A bad outcome on what happened to Adrian Peterson on the second play of Sunday’s win over the Titans, for example. “The secon
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  • CJ can't run outside, Titans can't tackle

    CJ can't run outside, Titans can't tackle

    ESPN.com Oct 8, 2012
    Interesting stuff from ESPN Stats & Information out of the Titans' blowout loss at Minnesota. From 2008 to 2011, Chris Johnson had four games in which he rushed for negative yards outside the tackles. He’s had three already this year. Yards per game out
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  • Harrison Smith admits fault, will be fined not suspended for re…

    Harrison Smith admits fault, will be fined not suspended for ref shove

    profootballtalk.com Oct 8, 2012
    Yesterday’s ref-shoving meltdown will cost Harrison Smith, but only in dollars, not games. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Smith will be fined but not suspended, after he was ejected from the Vikings’ decisive win over the Titans. Smith earned a 15-ya
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  • Troy Polamalu will not play Thursday

    Troy Polamalu will not play Thursday

    Steelers safety Troy Polamalu has already been ruled out for Thursday night’s game against the Titans after re-aggravating his right calf injury during Sunday’s win over the Eagles. Coach Mike Tomlin confirmed at his press conference today that Polama
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  • Titans Buried by Vikings 30-7 to Drop to 1-4

    Titans Buried by Vikings 30-7 to Drop to 1-4

    titansgab.com Oct 8, 2012
    The Titans seemed helpless on Sunday in Minnesota, as they could only sit back and watch themselves being beaten to a pulp by a young Minnesota team. The result — a 30-7 loss that didn’t indicate just how bad it really was. The Titans wake up Monday a
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  • RTC: Jaguars, Titans absolutely inept

    RTC: Jaguars, Titans absolutely inept

    ESPN.com Oct 8, 2012
    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans The Texans are looking forward to showing off to a national TV audience tonight on "Monday Night Football" against the Jets at Met Life Stadium, says Tania Ganguli of the Houston Chronicle. Big questions…
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