Titans rule out a number of starters in opposition to Packers

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

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

Backup security Lonnie Johnson (hamstring) additionally was dominated out.

Jones suffered a concussion in Sunday’s 17-10 win over the Denver Broncos. Titans coach Mike Vrabel mentioned on Monday that Jones was within the concussion protocol. The brief week made it tougher for Jones to get cleared. Reserve lineman Corey Levin will get the beginning at heart in Jones’ place.

Hooker will miss his third consecutive sport after injuring a shoulder in Week 8 in opposition to the Houston Texans. The Titans will flip to veteran security Andrew Adams to start out in Hooker’s place.

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

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

Tennessee signed veteran kicker Josh Lambo to deal with kicking duties on Thursday. In a corresponding transfer, the Titans launched vast receiver Chris Conley to open up a roster spot for Lambo.

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

For the Packers, linebacker De’Vondre Campbell (knee) and vast receiver Romeo Doubs (ankle) have been dominated out. Offensive linemen David Bakhtiari and Elgton Jenkins are each listed as questionable with knee accidents after not training this week.