Results from the MRI on the left shoulder of Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker revealed no structural damage, coach Mike Munchak announced on Monday. Locker dislocated his non-throwing shoulder in Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans when he was sacked just six minutes into the first quarter by Glover Quin.
Locker has now dislocated the same shoulder twice already this season, an injury the team fears may linger unless they are careful with the former first-round pick.. For the time being, the Titans are going to be cautious with his play, and will likely keep him out at least a couple of weeks, with Matt Hasselbeck being named the starter for this week’s game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Locker and the Titans hope to avoid surgery, but the truth is, surgery may be the better option to avoid a more serious shoulder injury down the line.
The same injury occurred in week one against the New England Patriots, which could be reason for concern because each time the shoul...