NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Titans have maintained that Derrick Morgan is still the starter at left defensive end, and that is the word he is going with.
For more than a week, Morgan, the Titans' first-round pick in 2010, has been operating mostly with the second-team line, including in Saturday night's preseason opener at Seattle. Former practice squad player Pannel Egboh has been getting a majority of the first-team work.
"You guys need to talk to (defensive coordinator) Jerry Gray. He told me I'm the starter, and that's all I need to worry about," Morgan said of his current status.
Coach Mike Munchak said he considers Morgan to be a starter, but did say it might depend upon what package the opposing defense attempts against the Titans (No. 21 in the AP Pro32).
"He's not being limited in playing time. We see him as a starter and playing a lot. It just depends which package is on the field," Munchak said.
"That's why defense is so different. If they're going out the...