Collins progressing, remains 'day-to-day'

Quarterback Kerry Collins might be able make the start on Sunday for the Tennessee Titans against Jacksonville.

“Kerry will be day-to-day. As you know, yesterday he was a two. He felt good enough to do that, and we'll have a better idea late in the week,” Titans coach Jeff Fisher said. “If he can start, I'll let you know.”

Fisher said the styles of Collins and Rusty Smith are similar, much different than that of Collins and Young.

“There's a competitive difference between Kerry and Vince (Young), obviously,” Fisher said. “There's not a whole lot of competitive difference between Rusty's style and Kerry's style. As soon as we know he can go, we'll let you know.”

Collins, who suffered a calf injury in Miami, progressed through the week that he was the second-string quarterback Sunday rather than as the emergency third quarterback as he was against Washington.

“I was pleased with what I saw on Friday, and he was encouraged by that, and he pushed through some things well before the pre-game warmups and felt like he could finish up the game if need be,” Fisher said.

The Titans have lost Vince Young for the season with thumb surgery. Chris Simms was re-signed as the third quarterback.

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