Posted October 15, 2013 on AP on Fox
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer Jake Locker is ready to start testing his sprained right hip and knee by doing some throwing and running. Tennessee's starting quarterback still isn't expected back before November. So, it's still up to Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Titans to protect the ball better going into what they're calling a must-win game against the visiting San Francisco 49ers on Sunday before Tennessee's bye week. The Titans have squandered a 3-1 start losing two straight since Locker got hurt. Fitzpatrick has been intercepted four times and struggled to hold onto the ball. Luckily, Chris Johnson recovered one fumble against Seattle. ''We're putting more pressure on his shoulders than we need to as an offense,'' coach Mike Munchak said Monday. The Titans did not turn the ball over even once as they started 3-1. But Locker was hurt in the third quarter of a win over the Jets on Sept. 29, and the offense has ground nearly to a halt in losing to Kans...
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