Found October 12, 2012 on Fox Sports Tennessee:
NASHVILLE Matt Hasselbeck might have rallied the Tennessee Titans for 10 points in the final 4:19 of regulation on Thursday, propelling his team to a much needed 26-23 victory over Pittsburgh, but Titans head coach Mike Munchak reaffirmed on Friday that Jake Locker will regain his starting quarterback job when he returns from an injured shoulder. Munchak was unsure whether Locker would be healthy enough to play in the Titans next game at Buffalo on Oct. 21, but said he was hopeful that Locker would begin to throw again early next week. If Jakes back and hes healthy this week and we feel hes ready to play, hell play or if its next week or whatever it is we would still have him in there, Munchak said. Hasselbeck, 37, a three-time Pro-Bowler, was the teams starter last season when the Titans drafted Locker in the first round. This season in training camp, the organization made the decision that Locker had won the starting job. In the fourth quarter during Week 1, Locker injured hi...
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