Posted September 09, 2012 on AP on Fox
Mistakes, blown chances, and a long day for quarterback Jake Locker in his first career start for the Tennessee Titans. Not a winning formula, especially when the New England Patriots are the opponent. Locker threw for 229 yards and a touchdown, but had two turnovers and was sacked twice as the Patriots beat the Titans 34-13 on Sunday. The Titans also missed tackles and couldn't stick with the Patriots' bruising tight ends on defense. They sacked Tom Brady once, and Kamerion Wimbley may have broken the Patriots' quarterback's nose on the play. It wasn't enough. By a lot. ''When you play a good football team as we knew the Patriots are, as they have been for quite a few years now, you cannot make mistakes,'' coach Mike Munchak said. ''You can't blow opportunities.'' Locker, the eighth overall pick of 2011, made some tough throws. He also made some mistakes with his first interception and losing the ball while sacked near h...

Jake Locker Gets Good News On MRI

Good news for fantasy owners. Titans quarterback Jake Locker (shoulder) had an MRI on Monday which showed no structural damage, according to an ESPN report.Fantasy Spin:Locker left Sunday's game after injuring his non-throwing shoulder. He threw for 229 yards, a touchdown and one interception against New England. He wants to play in Week 2 against San Diego with a brace on his left shoulder.

Jake Locker Expected To Start Week 2

Titans quarterback Jake Locker (shoulder) is expected to start Week 2 at San Diego, Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports.Fantasy Spin:Locker left Sunday's game after injuring his non-throwing shoulder. He threw for 229 yards, a touchdown and one interception against New England yesterday. Locker should continue to grow once he gets top receiver Kenny Britt back at full strength...

Titans' Locker undergoing tests for shoulder injury

Titans quarterback Jake Locker's status for Week 2 is up in the air. He'll undergo tests to find out if he separated his left shoulder in Sunday's 34-13 loss to the Patriots. Locker was hit by rookie defensive end Chandler Jones on the play that led to a touchdown for rookie linebacker Dont'a Hightower, who scooped up the bouncing ball and rumbled six yards to...

Titans' Locker hurts shoulder again

For the second time in this young NFL season, the Tennessee Titans are dealing with The Hurt Locker. Titans quarterback Jake Locker injured his left, non-throwing shoulder after being sacked in the first quarter of 38-14 road loss to the Houston Texans. He returned to the sideline in the second quarter in street clothes with his left arm in a sling. Locker hurt the same shoulder...

Jake Locker Leaves Game

Titans quarterback Jake Locker has been replaced by Matt Hasselbeck after injuring himself trying to tackle New England safety Patrick Chung.Fantasy Spin:Chung had recovered a Nate Washington fumble and was running toward the end zone when Locker tackled him. After review, the play was overturned and called an incomplete pass. Locker is warming up on the sidelines so he should be...

What to expect of the Titans when expecting

What can we expect of these 2012 Titans with Jake Locker at the helm? Let’s start with the offense, Chris Palmer and his playbook bring the bigger plays to life here in Tennessee. Big plays down the field that Titans’ fans have been begging for. Only one problem, after 10 years of Fisher ball we have come to be proud of our run game. A run game of which has simply been torture...

Titans' Week 1 Preview: New England Patriots

Opponent: New England Patriots Where: LP Field, Nashville Time: Noon, CST Point Spread (Danny Sheridans odds as published in USA Today): New England is favored by 5 with an over of 48 Key Offensive Match-up: With Titans quarterback Jake Locker making his first NFL start, all eyes will be upon him. Going against a New England team with one of the NFLs most potent offenses, the...

Titans QB Locker out vs. Steelers

Tennessee coach Mike Munchak says quarterback Jake Locker will miss his second straight game with an injured left shoulder Thursday night when the Titans play the Pittsburgh Steelers. Munchak also said Monday that backup running back Javon Ringer will miss four to six weeks after spraining his left knee. Ringer was hurt in the second half of a 30-7 loss at Minnesota on Sunday....

Jake Locker, Nate Washington expected to play this week

According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, Titans head coach Mike Munchak has indicated that he expects both quarterback Jake Locker and wide receiver Nate Washington to place this week. Jake Locker is expected to play on Sunday in San Diego, Munchak said again Monday — Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) September 10, 2012 Nate Washington just has a leg bruise, no concussion. Should play...

New England vs Tennessee Recap

NEW ENGLAND (34) d TENNESSEE (13) The Headline: Patriots young guns fire as they lead the team to a convincing week 1 win. The Story: After struggling for the majority of last season, the Patriots defense came out and made a statement in this game with their three top draft picks coming out and giving Jake Locker a tough debut as the Titans starting quarterback. Second round pick...

Patriots-Titans Preview

Brady and Locker cross paths tomorrow (source) New England Patriots @ Tennessee Titans How will the Patriots beleaguered offensive line handle week 1? The Patriots offensive line has been pretty solid in Tom Brady's career and is one reason he has been able to become one of the best.  This offseason saw them lose Matt Light to retirement, and Brian Waters to a possible...
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