Titans scrap multiple starters against Packers


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Titans dumped a number of starters for Thursday night time’s sport in opposition to the Inexperienced Bay Packers.

Starters dominated out on Wednesday included heart Ben Jones (concussion), security Amani Hooker (shoulder), kicker Randy Bullock (proper calf) and outdoors linebacker Bud Dupree (hip).

Backup security Lonnie Johnson (hamstring) has additionally been dominated out.

Jones suffered a concussion in Sunday’s 17-10 win over the Denver Broncos. Titans head coach Mike Vrabel mentioned Monday that Jones was in concussion protocol. The quick week made it more durable for Jones to be cleared. Reserve ahead Corey Levin will begin at heart rather than Jones.

Hooker will miss his third straight sport after injuring his shoulder in Week 8 in opposition to the Houston Texans. The Titans will name on veteran security Andrew Adams to begin in Hooker’s place.

Dupree is coping with a hip damage that occurred in Week 2 in opposition to the Buffalo Payments. The veteran exterior linebacker has been out and in of the lineup, however has missed a complete of 4 video games this season.

Bullock sprained his proper calf throughout pregame warm-ups on Sunday and was unavailable for the kickoffs, however was good on a 35-yard discipline aim try. Punter Ryan Stonehouse kicked off for the Titans on Sunday.

Tennessee signed veteran kicker Josh Lambo to take over kicking duties on Thursday. In a corresponding transfer, the Titans waived broad receiver Chris Conley to make a spot for Lambo.

The Titans listed starter Jeffery Simmons (ankle) and cornerback Elijah Molden (groin) as questionable for Thursday.

For the Packers, linebacker De’Vondre Campbell (knee) and broad receiver Romeo Doubs (ankle) are dominated out. Offensive linemen David Bakhtiari and Elgton Jenkins are listed as questionable with knee accidents after lacking follow this week.