Titans QB Mettenberger hurts right shoulder again
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger finished a second straight game sidelined by a sprained right shoulder, and he'll spend Monday the same way he did a week ago with another MRI.
Mettenberger started Sunday against the New York Giants despite spraining his throwing shoulder a week ago in a loss at Houston. He reinjured his shoulder when sacked by linebacker Devon Kennard for the second time. Mettenberger stayed down for a few minutes before heading to the sideline and then the locker room.
''It doesn't feel good right now, but honestly I can't tell you,'' Mettenberger said when asked if his shoulder feels worse than a week ago. ''We'll see tomorrow with the MRI.''
Jake Locker replaced Mettenberger for a second straight week. He was sacked on his second play as the Titans turned over the ball on downs. The Giants won 36-7 and finished with eight sacks.
Titans cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson also dislocated a shoulder in the first quarter, while safety Daimion Stafford was being evaluated for a concussion. Right tackle Byron Stingily hurt an ankle, tried to come back and couldn't.
''Needless to say we had a number of injuries, and they hurt us,'' Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt said.
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