Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) passes as he is hit by New York Giants defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins (95) in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
Mark Zaleski
December 07, 2014

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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