Posted December 14, 2011 on
The Tennessee Titans placed linebacker Barrett Ruud on injured reserve and signed linebacker Kevin Malast off the Jacksonville Jaguars' practice squad.
Malast was on the Titans' roster during training camp and was cut before the start of the regular season.
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The Titans have decided to place 28-year old LB Barrett Ruud on the Injured Reserve List due to a groin injury. Ruud played in 9 games for the Titans this year and he had 57 tackles, 3 tackles for a loss, 3 passes defensed and 1 interception. He has now played in 104 games in his first seven years in the NFL and he has 642 tackles, 20 tackles for a loss, 5 sacks, 6 forced fumbles...
The Tennessee Titans have signed linebacker Kevin Malast off the Jaguars' practice squad and placed veteran linebacker Barrett Ruud on injured reserve.
Wide receiver Nate Washington is dealing with back spasms and is still recovering from his sprained ankle, according to the Titans' official team website.
He hauled in six grabs for 130 yards and a score in Week 14 vs. New Orleans - and could be in store for another strong stat-line this weekend if able to to play through his injuries against a shoddy Indianapolis...
Titans coach Mike Munchak said Matt Hasselbeck was held out of Wednesday's practice, but the team remains hopeful the quarterback will start.
On Sunday, Titans lineman Jake Scott accussed someone on the Saints sideline of repeatedly blowing a whistle in a bid to throw off Tennessee's offense. Saints coach Sean Payton pointed the finger at an unlikely suspect on Monday.
Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselbeck is probably day to day with his calf injury but running back Javon Ringer's hand injury is likely a different story.
Tennessee coach Mike Munchak says Matt Hasselbeck is sore but walking around despite a left calf injury.