--RB Eddie George looked more effective as he turned 15 carries into 46 yards, but with the Titans trailing his role was minimized as they tried to throw to catch up.
--QB Steve McNair was roughed up as the Colts sacked
him three times. He dislocated the ring finger on his throwing hand in a
collision with Chad Bratzke and missed some time, but returned after the finger
was taped up and he showed he could grip the ball. The Titans expect the finger
to be swollen and sore as the team begins preparations for New
--QB Billy Volek saw his first NFL action filling in
for Steve McNair briefly after the starter dislocated the ring finger on his
throwing hand. Volek was sacked twice and threw an interception that was
returned for a 75 yard TD by Nick Harper.
--RG Benji Olson
sprained his left knee and tests could reveal further damage. Tom Ackerman
--RG Tom Ackerman filled in for Benji Olson after
Olson injured his left knee. He could be out sometime which could mean Ackerman
becomes a permanent part of the lineup.
--DT Albert Haynesworth
is out "indefinitely" according to Titans Coach Jeff Fisher. Haynesworth
suffered a dislocated left elbow in the Titans' loss to Indianapolis. James Atkins and Rien Long will see more time in his absence.
Justin McCareins was on the field often as the No. 2 wideout in Indianapolis,
ahead of Drew Bennett. McCareins had two catches for 19 yards and three punt
returns for 18 more.
--WR Drew Bennett seemed to slip behind
Justin McCareins as the second receiver for the Colts game. Bennett does not
have a catch yet this season, and has a ball go through his hands in
--TE Shad Meier is making good on his opportunity with
Frank Wycheck (concussion) out of action. Meier caught two balls for 29 yards,
including a team-best 27-yard reception.
--WR Tyrone Calico is
playing as part of four receiver sets and the Titans are clearly not afraid to
put him in and go to him when they are in scoring range. His 7-yard catch was
the Titans only score of the game. His second catch of the season was also his
--K Gary Anderson only got a chance to hit on
PAT in his first game with the Titans since being signed to replace Joe Nedney
(torn ACL) for the season.
Scout NFL Network Top Stories
Rodgers Disputes Favre-‘Grandpa’ LineQuarterback Aaron Rodgers called that portion of the "Gunslinger" book "highly sensationalized."
Packer ReportYesterday at 2:12 PM
Report: Knee Injury Will Sideline AndersonThe Broncos will likely be without their No. 1 running back this week.
Mile High HuddleYesterday at 1:56 PM
Extra Points: McCown, Coleman, Haden returnFred Greetham recaps the news from Berea as the Browns hope to get their first win of the season against the Jets.
The OBRYesterday at 1:03 PM
Redskins Injury Report Grows, News ImprovesIt's not clear yet who's in and who's out for Sunday's London matchup against the Bengals, but there were some positive signs at Redskins practice.
Breaking BurgundyYesterday at 12:46 PM
Is Matt Paradis The NFL's Best Center?Matt Paradis has quietly become the best center in the NFL. And nobody is talking about it.
Mile High HuddleYesterday at 12:46 PM