Titans Week: Getting healthy before a huge fight with the Steelers
Nashville, Tenn. (WKRN)- The Tennessee Titans (5-0) are getting healthy at the correct time as they prepare for their greatest test up until now this season, hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-0) on Sunday.
LONG TIME COMING:
The original video game between the Titans and Steelers was supposed to happen in Week 4, however was held off after the Titans experienced the NFL’s very first COVID-19 break out. Both teams were required to take their bye weeks early.
WELCOME BACK DAVIS:
Titans pass receiver Corey Davis came off the COVID-19/ Reserve list on Monday, providing quarterback Ryan Tannehill another crucial weapon to work with on Sunday. Prior to he went on the COVID-19 list, Davis was the group’s leading receiver with 206 lawns and a goal on 15 catches, and his yardage overall is presently second on the team behind tight end Jonnu Smith’s 234 yards.
TITANS AVOID SEVERE PUNISHMENT:
The Titans avoided extreme penalty after NFL and NFL Players Association finished their evaluation of the group’s COVID-19 break out.
Tennessee could be fined for the break out that forced the NFL to change their schedule, but there will not be any forfeited games, lost draft choices, or private discipline for any gamer.
JACKSON BACK AT PRACTICE:
Midweek brought more good news for the Titans as cornerback Adoree’ Jackson was designated for return, allowing him to begin practicing with the group. Jackson was put on hurt reserve with a knee injury prior to the season opener versus the Broncos.
The go back to practice opens a 21-day window for the team to choose about activating him. The only way he will bet the Steelers, if the Titans trigger him on Saturday.
FEEL GOOD FRIDAY:
The Titans had full involvement for Friday’s practice at St. Thomas Sports Park and no player is noted as ‘OUT’ for Sunday’s video game.
Full participation: WR A.J. Brown (knee), OLB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), DL DaQuan Jones (foot), T Dennis Kelly (knee), TE MyCole Pruitt (health problem), TE Jonnu Smith (ankle) and T Isaiah Wilson (health problem).
The Steelers and Titans enter into this Week 7 game with matching 5-0 records. This is the 6th video game in the Super Bowl Age featuring 2 unbeaten teams this late in the season (Week 7 or later on). In the previous 5 instances, the group that won the video game made the Super Bowl that season.
The Titans host the Steelers Sunday at Nissan Stadium, begin set for Midday.