Found October 18, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
The Tennessee Titans are mired in a two-game losing streak, and reversing the trend doesn’t get any easier for the franchise in the immediate future. The Titans now face a team streaking in the opposite direction, the San Francisco 49ers, this Sunday afternoon in Tennessee. Ryan Fitzpatrick has captained the ship for the Titans the last two weeks, as starting quarterback Jake Locker has missed the last two games with sprains of the MCL and hip. Locker was originally diagnosed to miss 4-6 weeks with the injuries, but to the favor of Titans fans, has returned to the practice field in a limited manner, and has not been ruled out for the matchup against the 49ers. The third-year quarterback by way of Washington University was having his best season to date before the injury, accumulating a quarterback rate of 99.0, and totaling 6 touchdowns versus 0 interceptions. This is a sigh of relief for Titans fans – who also return running back Shonn Greene into the fold this week – with both working through practices and providing little news outside of that. According to Titaninsider, Greene has the best chance between the two to play against the 49ers, with Titans head coach Mike Munchak stating the following: “I think Shonn has a chance. He’ll do more tomorrow, and we’re going to think positively.” It would be a surprise to see Locker suit up this week, as the 4-6 week prognostication represents a return to full health, something the Titans will emphatically assure before returning the future of their quarterback position to game situations. Regardless, the 49ers and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio are preparing for the possibility of facing both Locker and Fitzpatrick.

Jake Locker expected to start Sunday

  According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  Titans quaterback Jake Locker is expected to play in Sunday’s game against the 49ers. #Titans expect QB Jake Locker to start Sunday vs #49ers, source says, barring late setback. Stunning recovery 3 weeks after being carted off — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 19, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The...

Source: Titans to start Locker at QB

Jake Locker will start at quarterback for the Tennessee Titans on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers, a person familiar with the situation said. Titans coaches and trainers met Saturday and decided Locker should start rather than backup Ryan Fitzpatrick, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Titans did not announce the decision. Locker sprained...

Jake Locker will start for the Titans on Sunday

The Titans have their gunslinger back in just in the nick of time. Pro Football Talk is reporting that Locker will indeed start the game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.  Ian Rapoport reported it first. #Titans expect QB Jake Locker to start Sunday vs #49ers, source says, barring late setback. Stunning recovery 3 weeks after being carted off — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...

Why Jake Locker Should Not Start Sunday

Jake Locker by all accounts is ahead of schedule and is hoping to start Sunday against the 49ers. He has missed the past two games due to a hip injury that was expected to keep him sidelined through the bye, at the very least. However, Locker has been able to practice throughout the week and said himself that he is “preparing to start.” It was just 19 days ago that we saw the...

Titans' Locker practices, could play

Injured Tennessee quarterback Jake Locker says he's preparing to start Sunday against San Francisco. The Titans aren't saying he will, but they're also not saying he won't. Coach Mike Munchak said Thursday the Titans are going to wait and see how Locker feels after a second straight practice before deciding who starts against the 49ers. "We're not going...

Jake Locker Will Be Game-Time Decision

Tennessee quarterback Jake Locker will be a game-time decision Sunday against the 49ers. Locker, who returned to practice this week, has been dealing with a sprained hip. SOURCE: John Clayton, ESPNFantasy Spin:Locker's original timetable for a return was 4-to-8 weeks so the fact that he could be back in only three is a huge win for the Titans. Tennessee has lost two in a row...

49ers Preparing for Locker Just in Case

The San Francisco 49ers travel to Tennessee this weekend to play the Titans, who are dealing with injuries to starting quarterback Jake Locker. But Locker has returned to practice this week, leaving some question as to whether or not he will play. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said the team is preparing for Locker just in case.

Titans Coach Mike Munchak May Start Jake Locker Sunday

Jack Locker helped Tennessee jump off to a 3-1 record before injuring his knee and hip. Ryan Fitzpatrick stepped in for Locker but hasn’t been able to pick up the slack. The Titans are 0-2 with Fitzpatrick at quarterback and they play the stingy 49ers defense this Sunday. Locker wasn’t expected to return until after Tennessee’s week 8 bye but things changed when he was cleared...

San Francisco 49ers vs. Tennessee Titans: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

The San Francisco 49ers hit the road to take on the Tennessee Titans in a Week 7 match-up. At 4-2 the 49ers are poised to reel off a series of wins while the Titans (3-3) are hoping that the return of Jake Locker will get them back in the win column. Coverage of the game between the 49ers and Titans will air on FOX beginning at 4:05 pm ET from LP Field in Nashville, TN. 49ers...

Mike Munchak still deciding on Sunday’s quarterback

Ever since Jake Locker hurt his hip and knee in Week Four against the Jets signs pointed to him making his return to the lineup after the Titans’ bye in Week Eight. That plan took a turn this week when Locker returned to practice and coach Mike Munchak refused to rule him out of the game. Locker practiced again on Friday and Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that he took the...

Tennessee Titans: Can Tennessee Get Done Against The Niners?

When it comes underdogs, the NFL is full of them. Take a look at the Kansas City Chiefs who are surging at 6-0. Give the New England Patriots credit for being 5-1 after being decimated by injuries. And don’t count out the Tennessee Titans, despite their 3-3 record. While it may seem like the Titans’ hopes have been dashed as of late due to the injury to quarterback Jake Locker...

Knowing Your Opponent: Tennessee Titans

The 49ers travel to Tennessee to take on the 3-3 Titans Sunday, who present a tough test on the road. Starting quarterback Jake Locker’s status might be in doubt, but their stout defense isn’t. Inside we break down the Titans in our latest edition of Knowing Your Opponent.

PFS Titans Panel: X-Factor Week 7

Just when a Tennessee Titans loss to the San Francisco 49ers seemed almost definite, Jake Locker shocks the (Titans) world- he recovers. The young starter has a possibility to play Sunday, and Coach Munchak said that if Locker dresses, he will start. So how does this affect the team and its chances to win? Here are The Spot's Titans Gurus' "X-Factors" to a Titans...

Tennessee Titans: 2013 Week 7 NFL Power Rankings (#14)

Last week: 15 (+1) Record: 3-3 The Titans hung tough in Seattle and were just the 2nd team to cover the spread there over the past 2 seasons. Ryan Fitzpatrick is obviously a limiting factor for this team and, to be fair, Jake Locker probably would have been as well once his interception rate increased from 0.0%. However, they have plenty of defensive talent and can frustrate opponents...
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