Titans QB Jake Locker exits game with hand injury

Sunday October 5th, 2014

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker injured his throwing hand on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. He is listed as questionable to return by the team

Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that after leaving the game, Locker was seen with a "big wrap" on his right hand/thumb. 

Locker sustained the injury during the second quarter and was replaced by backup Charlie Whitehurst, who then threw a touchdown pass to give the Titans a 21-3 lead. 

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Locker completed 8-of-11 passes for 79 yards and a touchdown before leaving the game. He missed last week's matchup against the Colts with a right wrist/hand injury.

Earlier in the game, Locker took a hit to the head from Browns linebacker Chris Kirksey. According to ESPN's John Clayton, Locker was examined for a concussion before re-entering the game. 

In four years with Tennessee, Locker has thrown for 4,659 yards and 25 touchdowns. He played only three games last season due to a Lisfranc injury to his right foot.

The Titans entered Sunday at 1-3 on the season. 

-- Alex Suskind

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