Found September 14, 2012 on Football Nation:
Tennessee Titans @ San Diego ChargersThe Tennessee Titans (0-1) lost a game to the Patriots in Week 1, a game that left the team with even more questions than they had coming in. What happened to Chris Johnson bouncing back (11 rushes for 4 yards), will Nate Washington be able to play Week 2 and can Jake Locker play after each went down due to injury?Jake Locker dislocated his non-throwing shoulder after making a tackle on an interception play. Locker is expected to play this week and could have a decent game against a Chargers secondary who may be without Quentin Jammer.Chris Johnson got off to another horrific start this season and could not go anywhere against the Patriots. The offensive line didn't generate any push and Johnson had no running lanes to find. You play him one more week and evaluate after this week if he plays poorly once again.Nate Washington is questionable for their Week 2 game after taking a big hit against the Patriots. Kendall Wright looked impressive dur...
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