Titans first-rounder will miss time with leg injury

The good news for the Titans is that they’ve gotten their first-round draft pick, defensive end Derrick Morgan, under contract.

The bad news is that he won’t be practicing for now, thanks to a calf injury that he aggravated on the first day of practice, after he signed his contract.

Per Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, the duration of Morgan’s absence isn’t known.  He was plagued by hamstring and calf injuries throughout the offseason.

“It’s really frustrating,” Morgan said.  “I’ve never really had to deal
with injuries my whole career. I’ve never missed a game, practice,
anything.  So this is something new I’ve had to deal with.”

Morgan, who played college football at Georgia Tech, was the 16th overall pick in the draft.