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Week Three injury report roundup

Week Three of the 2018 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a long-awaited win by the Browns and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are [more]

Taylor Lewan on Andre Branch hit: I’ll get mine in time

Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan doesn’t remember much after Dolphins defensive end Andre Branch hit him during an interception return in the season opener. The KO left Lewan with a concussion that kept him out of last week’s game. Lewan passed protocol and will play this week. “I feel good,” Lewan said, via Terry McCormick [more]

Mike Vrabel to make Marcus Mariota decision in next 24 hours

The Titans are heading into a game without certainty about who will start at quarterback for the second straight weekend. Marcus Mariota has been listed as questionable for Sunday’s road matchup with the Jaguars due to the right elbow injury that kept him from playing against Houston last weekend. Head coach Mike Vrabel said Thursday [more]

Rishard Matthews ready for bigger role

Rishard Matthews, who is coming off a knee injury, played only 54 snaps in the first two games combined. The Titans wideout is ready for more. “I don’t know,” Matthews said when asked if he was getting enough reps and opportunities, via Terry McCormick of titaninsider.com. “Not enough, in my opinion.” Matthews, who made 118 [more]

Jaguars add Jalen Ramsey to injury report, questionable

The Jaguars already had one big name on the injury report, and added another Friday. Via Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com, the Jaguars added cornerback Jalen Ramsey to the injury report Friday, listing him as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Titans because of an ankle injury. Running backs Leonard Fournette (hamstring) and T.J. Yeldon (ankle) [more]

Marcus Mariota takes a step in “right direction”

The Titans still listed Marcus Mariota as a limited practice participant Thursday, and he could miss Sunday’s game against Jacksonville. But the Titans quarterback is showing improvement. Mariota threw the ball “the best he’s thrown the ball since all this occurred against Miami,” Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur said after Thursday’s practice, via Terry McCormick [more]

Leonard Fournette feels “a lot better”

Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette appears on track to return to the field Sunday against Tennessee. Fournette missed last week’s game with an injured right hamstring. “I feel a lot better,” Fournette said Thursday, via Michael DiRocco of ESPN. “Like way better.” Fournette returned to practice this week for the first time since injuring his [more]

Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan returns to full practice

The Titans could be one step closer to having a full complement of offensive starters this week. Left tackle Taylor Lewan, who missed last week with a concussion, practiced fully today. According to Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com, Lewan is meeting with the independent neurologist later this afternoon and could be cleared. That would be welcome [more]

Jaguars looking for right answer to beat the Titans this time

There was a lot of talk heading into Week Two about the Jaguars getting another chance to face the Patriots after losing to them in the AFC Championship Game. Winning that game didn’t rewrite any history, but it gave the Jaguars some satisfaction after a tough loss in January. This week offers a similar opportunity [more]

Marcus Mariota says his nerve needs time “to settle down”

Marcus Mariota was a limited participant in practice Wednesday as the Titans quarterback continues his rehab to build the strength back in his hand. “They way they explained it to me, it’s like when you strum a guitar string,” Mariota said, via Paul Kuharsky of paulkuharsky.com. “When that string settles down, that’s kind of similar [more]

Leonard Fournette expected to practice Wednesday, T.J. Yeldon isn’t

Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette did not practice at all last week due to the hamstring injury that ultimately kept him from playing against the Patriots. It appears this week will get off to a better start for Fournette. The Jaguars released a list of players that are set to appear on their first injury [more]

Titans safety Dane Cruikshank named AFC special teams player of week

The Titans have shown a knack for making big plays on special teams this season, and a rookie is helping in a number of ways. Titans safety Dane Cruikshank was named AFC special teams player of the week, primarily for his 66-yard touchdown. On a fake punt, Cruikshank caught a pass from Kevin Byard, and [more]

Marcus Mariota “probably better” than he was over the weekend

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota‘s injured elbow has improved, coach Mike Vrabel said Tuesday night. “[Mariota’s] probably better than he was Friday or Saturday,” Vrabel said on Nashville’s 104.5 FM, via Erik Bacharach of The Tennessean. Mariota suited up Sunday against the Texans but did not see the field as backup Blaine Gabbert played. The Titans [more]

Titans add Dalyn Dawkins, Kenneth Durden to 53-man roster

The Titans are shuffling their roster heading into Week Three. The team added wide receiver Nick Williams to the active roster on Tuesday morning and they made two more additions in the afternoon. Running back Dalyn Dawkins has been summoned from the practice squad and cornerback Kenneth Durden was re-signed after being dropped over the [more]

Browns, Cardinals the betting favorites to land Antonio Brown, if he’s traded

The best thing about gambling is that you can gamble on pretty much anything. Case in point: Odds have been crafted for receiver Antonio Brown‘s team upon the passing of the trade deadline. Via Bookmaker.eu, the Steelers remain the overwhelming favorite, at -2000. But if Brown were to be traded, the top two destinations are [more]

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