Titans' injury tracker

Here is a list of injuries suffered by Titans players in training camp for 2011. The list will be updated as needed throughout camp and the regular season.

Kenny Britt has yet to practice in training camp due to a hamstring injury

DE Dave Ball: Ball suffered a concussion vs. the Bengals and will have to be monitored this week.
UPDATE 11/9: Ball did not practice Wednesday and probably won't play this week.
UPDATE 11/13: Ball did not play vs. the Panthers.
UPDATE 11/16: Ball did not practice Wednesday but did conditioning drills on the side.
UPDATE 11/17: More conditioning for Ball, who has not been cleared for contact.

K Rob Bironas: Bironas was given the 8/11 practice off to rest.

WR Kenny Britt (right hamstring): Britt has not practiced since camp opened, and Coach Mike Munchak said Britt could be back by next week. He apparently hurt the hamstring a while back during the lockout.
UPDATE: Britt said he hurt the hamstring the last week of July, the same one he tore last year. He said he hopes to be back in 2-3 days, if possible.
UPDATE 8/8: Britt did his first work, albeit limited to individual work.
UPDATE 8/10: As reported earlier by TitanInsider, Britt won't play Saturday night vs. the Vikings
UPDATE 8/15: Britt practiced in team drills for the first time, but says he still feels the hamstring a bit.
UPDATE 8/17: Coach Mike Munchak says Britt will most likely not play this week against the Rams, but should go next week vs. the Bears.
UPDATE 8/18: With Britt not playing this weekend, he was held out of practice. Britt said he had pushed himself earlier in the week and was experiencing soreness in the hamstring again.
UPDATE: 8/23: Britt now has a quad injury just as his hamstring is healing up. Yikes!
UPDATE 8/25: Britt practiced, but won't play vs. the Bears in part because of the short turnaround against the Saints on Thursday.
UPDATE 8/28: Britt could play vs. Saints on Thursday but will be limited. He also might not play full-time in the opener vs. Jacksonville.
UPDATE 8/29: Britt practiced fully and is on track to play vs. Saints.
UPDATE 9/5: Coach Mike Munchak said it is time for Britt to be "turned loose" meaning he will play full-time vs. the Jags.
UPDATE 9/21 (quad/hamstring): Britt had his Wednesday practice cut short with tightness in his right leg. The Titans say it isn't serious, just a precaution. Stay tuned.
UPDATE 9/22: Britt returned to practice and need a mid-session stretch, but made it through and should be a go Sunday.
UPDATE 9/25 (right knee): Britt suffered a devastating right knee injury and was carted to the locker room. Sources indicated the injury is bad. MRI scheduled.
UPDATE 9/26: The Titans worst fears are confirmed. Britt has a torn ACL and torn MCL and will have surgery in a week and be lost for the season.
UPDATE 9/28: Britt was officially placed on IR to make room for Donnie Avery on the roster.
UPDATE 10/6: Britt is scheduled to have surgery this week to repair his injured right knee.

TE Jared Cook (leg): Cook suffered a lower leg injury against the Bengals on Nov. 6 and did not return for the final series.
UPDATE 11/7: Cook's injury specifically is a bruised knee, but he should play this week against the Panthers.
UPDATE 11/9: Cook did not practice, but said his bruised knee is getting better. He hopes to return to practice soon.

S Michael Griffin (illness): Griffin was limited in Oct. 5 due to a stomach virus.
UPDATE 10/6: Griffin was told to stay home and missed Thursday's work as he recovers.
UPDATE 10/10 (elbow): Griffin suffered an elbow injury late in the Sunday's game. The elbow is not broken, but he does have ligament damage.
UPDATE 11/2 (hip): Griffin sat out Wednesday with a sore hip that actually bothered him the week before.
UPDATE 11/3: Griffin returned to practice and will play Sunday vs. Bengals.

FB Ahmard Hall (back): Hall was out of practice Thursday (Nov. 3) with back spasms.
UPDATE 11/4: Hall did not practice, but was better and is likely to play Sunday.
UPDATE 11/6: Hall is active and playing vs. Cincinnati.
UPDATE 11/9: Hall did not practice as his back stiffened up in the second half of the game.

QB Matt Hasselbeck (back): On 8/22, the Titans say still nothing to worry about with Hasselbeck who got Monday off.
UPDATE 8/24: Hasselbeck was back on the practice field and taking his reps.
UPDATE 11/9 (knee/thumb): Hasselbeck was given Wednesday off to rest a sore knee and a sore thumb. He is expected to practice Thursday and play Sunday.

WR Lavelle Hawkins: Hawkins left on 8/16 to take care of a personal matter. He is expected to return on the evening of 8/17.
UPDATE 8/18: Hawkins arrived back and was late to practice but was available for part of the workout.
UPDATE 9/8 (foot): Got a day off to tend to a foot injury suffered vs. Saints, but is expected to be back at practice Friday.
UPDATE 9/9: Hawkins practiced fully and is listed as probable on the injury report.
UPDATE 11/6 (finger): Hawkins suffered an open dislocation of his right index finger vs. Cincinnati but returned to finish the game.
UPDATE 11/7: Hawkins will play through the pain of his finger injury, says Munchak.

G Leroy Harris (knee/ankle): Harris suffered a knee and ankle injury on the same play as he left in the second half of the Titans' Oct. 2 win in Cleveland.
UPDATE 10/5: Harris is well enough that he is not on the injury report. He was wearing a sleeve on his right knee, however.

DE William Hayes (shoulder):Hayes injured his shoulder and left the Jaguars game twice on 9/11. He was scheduled for an MRI on Monday (9/12).
UPDATE 9/14: Hayes was limited in his practice, but Coach Mike Munchak did not sound overly concerned about his shoulder injury.
UPDATE 9/16: Hayes did not practice Thursday or Friday and is questionable for Sunday.
UPDATE 9/18: Hayes is inactive for the Titans with his shoulder injury.
UPDATE 9/19: Munchak said Hayes should be back at practice this week.
UPDATE 9/21: Hayes is off the injury report and pronounced himself a go this week vs. Denver.
UPDATE 10/21: (back) Hayes did not finish Friday's practice due to back spasms.
UPDATE 10/23: Hayes is inactive vs. the Texans.
UPDATE 10/24: Hayes may be able to play this week vs. Colts.
UPDATE 10/31: Hayes was inactive Sunday with back spasms, though he practiced most of the week, Hayes could be back this week.
UPDATE 11/6: Hayes remained inactive Sunday as a precaution.

S Chris Hope (knee/elbow): Hope missed practice on 8/29 due to an arm injury, but it is not of major concern right now.
UPDATE 8/30: Hope missed a second straight day with knee and elbow issues. He might not play in New Orleans, but will be a go in the opener.
UPDATE 9/12 (shoulder): Hope was scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday, but his injury is not believed to be serious.
UPDATE 9/14: The injury may be more serious than first indicated. Hope did not practice, and Munchak indicated that Hope could be a question mark for Sunday.
UPDATE 9/16: Hope has not practiced all week and Munchak said he is likely out this week due to lack of strength in his shoulder.
UPDATE 9/18: Hope is inactive as expected.
UPDATE 9/19: Hope should resume practicing, but his ability to play vs. Denver hinges on his shoulder regaining strength.
UPDATE 9/21: Hope said he is getting better and was back in practice in limited fashion Wednesday.
UPDATE 9/22: Hope did scout team work, but is not likely to play on Sunday.
UPDATE 9/26: After sitting out Sunday as expected, Hope's shoulder might allow him to practice this week and play vs. Cleveland.
UPDATE 9/28: Hope worked fully on Wednesday, and if he can make it through Thursday without a setback, should be a go and return to his starting role Sunday.
UPDATE 10/2 (forearm): Hope's season of bad luck continued in his return Sunday as he broke his forearm and will probably miss about a month with the injury.
UPDATE 10/6: Hope had his surgery and now is beginnimng his rehab work.
UPDATE 10/17: Hope said he is getting better but still has not been cleared for contact.
UPDATE 10/24: Hope is still not ready to return, says Munchak.
UPDATE 10/31: Munchak said Hope will likely not play this week either.
UPDATE 11/7: Hope has been cleared to practice, but might not start right away when he returns.
UPDATE 11/9: Hope practiced on Wednesday and split reps with Jordan Babineaux.
UPDATE 11/13: Hope played in sub-packages and had an interception vs. the Panthers.

RB Chris Johnson (ribs): Johnson sat out Wednesday to rest an extra day after having sore ribs. He said he should be able to practice Thursday.
UPDATE 9/22: Johnson was back and is a full go for Sunday.

S Robert Johnson (hamstring) Johnson sat out a second straight day with a sore hamstring, mostly as a precaution.
UPDATE 8/6: Johnson continues to miss time with the hamstring problem.
UPDATE 8/10: Johnson is still out and won't play vs. Vikings.
UPDATE 8/15: Johnson was finally able to return to practice on Monday.

DE Jason Jones (shoulder) : Jones got Wednesday's practice off to rest his shoulder that has had surgery in seasons past.
UPDATE 8/4: Jones was back at practice on Thursday
UPDATE (knee injury) 8/20: Jones left the game against the Rams after one play with a left knee injury and did not return. He will be evaluated and have an MRI to determine the extent of the damage.
UPDATE 8/22: Jones told TitanInsider he will be back for the season opener in Jacksonville.
UPDATE 8/25: Munchak said he is pleased with Jones' progress from the knee injury.
UPDATE 8/28: Jones won't play vs. the Saints on Thursday.
UPDATE 9/5: Jones has not practiced yet, but might do so on 9/7.
UPDATE 9/7: Jones worked on the side wearing a brace to support his injured left knee.
UPDATE 9/8: Jones was very limited in his work on Thursday. He said he feels better, but it sounds as if he might not be a go in the opener.
UPDATE 9/9: Jones did a little bit more on Friday and is questionable for the Jaguars.
UPDATE 9/12: Jones was inactive on Sunday, but according to Munchak, could be a go this week.
UPDATE 9/14: Jones says he is a go for this week and felt well enough to go last week, but doctors advised him to wait one more week.
UPDATE 9/16: Jones has practiced all week and is probable for Sunday.
UPDATE 9/18: Jones is active for the Titans and in the lineup.

T Troy Kropog (knee): Kropog sat out the 8/11 practice with an illness.
UPDATE 8/12: Kropog played when David Stewart went down with a hamstring injury.
UPDATE 8/16: Kropog had arthroscopic knee surgery on Tuesday and will miss a couple of weeks.
UPDATE 8/28: Kropog remains out this week vs. the Saints.
UPDATE 8/29: Kropog did some work on the side, a good sign that he may be close.
UPDATE 8/30: Won't play vs. the Saints. TBD for the opener.

DT Sen'Derrick Marks (right shoulder): Marks underwent shoulder surgery in March and has not practiced since camp opened. He says there is no timetable yet for his return.
UPDATE 8/8: Coach Munchak said Marks is still probably at least a week away from any activity.
UPDATE 8/10: Marks continues to miss time and is out for the game with Minnesota.
UPDATE 8/15: Marks is likely out until the third or fourth preseason game.
UPDATE 8/17: Marks was eased back into team drills on Wednesday for a brief period.
UPDATE 8/24: Marks could have a chance to play this weekend vs. the Bears.
UPDATE 8/28: Saw his first action vs. the Bears and should play again on Thursday in New Orleans.

WR Marc Mariani: (ankle) He rolled his ankle late in the Bears game on 8/27, but said it was not an issue.
UPDATE 8/28: Though the ankle injury is not serious, Mariani is expected to be held out against the Saints on Thursday.
UPDATE 8/29: Mariani had a walking boot on his right foot, but the Titans still say the injury is not serious.
UPDATE 10/5 (hip): Mariani sat out Wednesday's practice with a hip issue suffered in the win over Cleveland.
UPDATE 10/6:Mariani made it through practice on Thursday and said the hip injury he had has been nagging him for awhile, but that he should be fine after the bye.

C Kevin Matthews (ankle): Matthews sprained his left ankle in the loss to the Rams on Saturday night 8/20.
UPDATE 8/24: Now out of the boot, Matthews has a chance to do some limited work on Thursday, according to Mike Munchak.
UPDATE 8/25: Matthews practiced, but is a question mark this Saturday vs. Chicago.
UPDATE 8/28: Matthews is expected to see action against New Orleans.

LB Colin McCarthy: McCarthy suffered a hamstring injury in the first half of the Titans loss to the Steelers and did not return.
UDPATE 10/10: McCarthy could miss time even after the bye week this week.
UPDATE 10/17: McCarthy might not be able to play this week because of the hamstring.
UPDATE 10/20: McCarthy continues to miss practice and mostly likely will be declared out vs. the Texans.
UPDATE 10/24: After being inactive as expected on Sunday, McCarthy could do some more running and perhaps practice this week.
UPDATE 10/31: McCarthy should return to practice this week.
UPDATE 11/6: McCarthy is inactive even after a week of practice.
UPDATE 11/9: McCarthy practiced Wednesday and is off the injury report.
UPDATE 11/17 (knee): McCarthy was limited on Thursday after experiencing soreness in his knee.

CB Jason McCourty (concussion): McCourty sat out practice on Saturday after a helmet-to-helmet collision with a teammate on Friday.
UPDATE 8/8: McCourty was back on the practice field Monday.

LB Gerald McRath (knee): McRath suffered a knee injury late in Sunday's win over Denver.
UPDATE 9/26: McRath is being evaluated to determine the extent of the injury.
UPDATE 9/28: McRath did not practice, and still has soreness in his knee, according to Munchak.
UPDATE 10/02: McRath was inactive for the game because of his knee injury.
UPDATE 10/5: McRath was back on the practice field and said he should be ready to play Sunday vs. Pittsburgh.
UPDATE 11/14 (hamstring): McRath had a slight hamstring pull, Munchak said Monday, but finished the game Sunday.
UPDATE 11/16: McRath did not practice but did some individual work.
UPDATE 11/17: McRath was back and doing some work on Thursday.

DE Derrick Morgan (left knee): Morgan had surgery last year, and Munchak says the Titans will begin to back down his reps, though he has not missed any practice time yet.
UPDATE 8/4: Morgan was given his first day off from camp to rest the knee.
UPDATE: 8/5: After a day off, Morgan was back practicing on Friday.
UPDATE 8/22: Morgan felt a twinge in his knee vs. the Rams and held of practice Monday.
UPDATE 8/24: Morgan continues to have pain in his surgically repaired knee and was held out again on Wednesday.
UPDATE 8/25: Morgan won't play vs the Bears on Saturday.
UPDATE 8/28: Morgan will miss another game against the Saints, his second straight.
UPDATE 8/29: Morgan visited Dr. James Andrews on Monday and his availability for season opener is now in doubt.
UPDATE 8/30: Morgan had his knee scoped and is out for at least the opener.
UPDATE 9/5: Morgan said a loose stitch in his meniscus was causing the pain in his knee. He hopes to be back for the Ravens game after arthroscopic surgery.
UPDATE 9/7: Morgan worked on the side on Wednesday with a wrap on his injured left knee.
UPDATE 9/8: He is still working on the side aiming for a possible Sept. 18 return.
UPDATE 9/9: Morgan is officially listed as doubtful on the Titans injury report.
UPDATE 9/12: Morgan did not play on Sunday, but might be able to return this week vs. Ravens. How much he practices will bear watching.
UPDATE 9/14: Morgan was back at practice and pronounced himself ready to play this week against the Ravens.
UPDATE 9/16: Morgan made it through a week of practice and will play Sunday.
UPDATE 9/18: In his first game in nearly a year, Morgan had a sack vs. Ravens.

CB Ryan Mouton (right Achilles:) Mouton went down toward the end of Tuesday night's practice (8/2). He was wearing a brace and using a crutch in the locker room. The injury is at least an ankle injury and possibly an Achilles. He is scheduled for an MRI on Wednesday.
UPDATE 8/3: An MRI confirmed Mouton's Achilles injury. He will need surgery and be lost for the season.
UPDATE 8/4: Placed on injured reserve, officially ending his season.

RB Javon Ringer (hip): Hurt his hip against the Vikings and sat out practice on 8/15. Ringer has a chance to return to practice by Wednesday, though, and could play Saturday vs. the Rams.
UPDATE 8/17: Ringer, who has a hip pointer, has not practiced all week, but could go Thursday with the hope of getting him back vs. the Rams.
UPDATE 8/18: No practice again for Ringer, who has not been ruled out completely, but likely won't play vs. Rams.
UPDATE 8/22: Ringer was held out of practice Monday but ran on the side.
UPDATE 8/24: Ringer is improving but still not practicing because of a nagging hip pointer issue.
UPDATE 8/25: Ringer missed practice and won't play vs. Bears. The hope is he plays vs. the Saints.
UPDATE 8/28: Munchak says Ringer should practice this week but won't play vs. the Saints.
UPDATE 8/29: Ringer did individual work, but did not take part in team drills Monday.
UPDATE 8/30: Still no practice for Ringer, whose injury has been drawn out much longer than originally expected.
UPDATE 9/5: Ringer has been back practicing and should be a go for Sunday.
UPDATE 9/7 (back spasms): Ringer now has a sore back and sat out Wednesday's practice. If he can't go Thursday, the Titans may have to look at adding Herb Donaldson from the practice squad.
UPDATE 9/8: He missed another day with a back problem, and it is starting to look like he won't play Sunday. Titans are now not likely to move Donaldson up from practice squad.
UPDATE 9/9: Ringer missed practice and is listed as questionable for Jacksonville.
UPDATE 9/11: Ringer did not play vs. Jaguars and remains day-to-day with the back issue.
UPDATE 9/14: Ringer finally returned to practice and worked fully with the anticipation that he will play Sunday.
UPDATE 9/16: Ringer practiced all week and is ready to return from his back spasm.
UPDATE 9/18: Ringer was healthy and scored a 10-yard TD on a fourth-down run vs. Baltimore.

OT Michael Roos (back): Roos' back has been stiff for the past three or four days, so he was given Wednesday's practice off to rest.
UPDATE: 8/4 A second straight day off because of minor back spasms.
UPDATE: 8/6 Roos is expected to return to practice on Monday 8/8.
UPDATE: 8/8 As expected Roos was back and practicing.

LB Barrett Ruud (shoulder): Ruud hurt his right shoulder in practice on Monday 8/15 and is day-to-day, having not practiced Tuesday and Wednesday.
UPDATE 8/18: Ruud is likely out of the game in St. Louis after missing all week with a shoulder injury.
UPDATE 8/22: Still out of practice as of Monday.
UPDATE 8/24: Ruud was back on the practice field in pads and could be green lighted for Saturday.
UPDATE 8/25: Ruud should be a go this Saturday vs the Bears.
UPDATE 11/9 (groin): Ruud did not practice Wednesday with a groin injury, but may still play Sunday.
UPDATE 11/13: After missing all week with a groin injury, Ruud is inactive.
UPDATE 11/16: Ruud was back on the practice field Wednesday and is on track to play Sunday.

OT David Stewart (hamstring): Stewart hurt his hamstring and is out for this week against the Rams.
UPDATE 8/22: The Titans are optmistic Stewart and return to practice soon.
UPDATE 8/24: Stewart worked his way back onto the practice field and did about half the drills, according to Munchak.
UPDATE 8/25: Stewart practiced and is expected to start against Chicago.
UPDATE 8/27: Stewart started, but didn't play as long as the other first-team linemen coming off his hamstring injury.

TE Craig Stevens (ribs): Stevens left the Titans' Oct 2 win over the Browns shortly after his 12-yard TD catch when he suffered a rib injury. He did not return to the game.
UPDATE 10/5: Stevens did not practice on Wednesday due to the rib injury.
UPDATE 10/6: Stevens is still unable to practice due to sore ribs, and might not be able to go Friday.
UPDATE 10/9: Stevens was active Sunday but very limited and did not play at the end.
UPDATE 10/10: Stevens should be back to normal after the bye week.
UPDATE 10/17: Stevens told TitanInsider that he is feeling much better with his injured ribs.
UPDATE 10/19: Stevens sat out practice on Wednesday, but still could play Sunday.
UPDATE 10/20: Stevens missed a second straight day, but ran on the side Thursday and could practice on Friday.
UPDATE 10/31: Stevens was thought to be ready to go, but was inactive Sunday. He should practice Wednesday.
UPDATE 11/6: After a full week of practice, Stevens is back in the lineup and active.

OT Byron Stingily (back): The rookie tackle has been bothered off-and-on by back spasms and didn't play on 8/27 vs. the Bears.
UPDATE 8/28: Stingily should play against the Bears.

WR Nate Washington (hip): Washington went down with a hip injury against the Bengals late in the game and said after the game the hip went numb.
UPDATE 11/7: Washington could miss some practice time this week, but should be able to play Sunday vs. Carolina.
UPDATE 11/9: Washington missed practice, but Munchak hopes he can go by Friday and be able to play Sunday/

[b]WR Damian Williams (ribs): Williams missed Friday and Saturday's work with a rib injury.
UPDATE 8/8: Williams' rib isn't broken, but it sounds like a strain of the rib cartilage. He should be back in action soon.
UPDATE 8/9: Williams returned to practice on Tuesday, easing his way back into drills.
UPDATE 8/10: Williams was a full participant in a padded practice.
UPDATE 9/11 (hamstring): He hurt his hamstring toward the end of the game, but it is not believed to be serious. Still, he is scheduled for an MRI on Monday.
UPDATE 9/14: Williams injured the hamstring running a couple of deep routes Sunday and is likely a game-time decision for this week.
UPDATE 9/16: Williams did not practice all week and is questionable for Sunday.
UPDATE 9/18: As TitanInsider's Best Guess said, Williams is inactive today.
UPDATE 9/19: Williams may not practice Wednesday, but has a shot to return before the week is up.
UPDATE 9/21: Williams worked in limited fashion on Wednesday.
UPDATE 9/22: Williams did some work in team drills, and said he "has a chance" on Sunday.
UPDATE 10/23: Williams (concussion) left the game after slamming his head on the ground trying to make a catch.
UPDATE 10/24: Williams should be back and practicing this week and could play Sunday.

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