Schwenkie practices, hopes to play

Things are looking positive for center Brian Schwenkie to perhaps return to the Tennessee Titans lineup Sunday when they visit the Oakland Raiders.

Schwenkie, a rookie fourth-round pick who became a starter on Oct. 20 against the San Francisco 49ers, suffered a high ankle sprain against the Jacksonville Jaguars two weeks ago, but has practiced fully for two straight days after being limited on Wednesday.

The rookie said he feels good about his chances.

“It feels good. I'm really comfortable and how I've progressed after a week,” Schwenkie said.

Coach Mike Munchak said Schwenkie has improved through the week.

"He got through yesterday pretty well, and did most of the work today, so it's just a matter of making sure he's OK tomorrow," Munchak said. "He did half the reps yesterday, and got through pretty well and wasn't any worse. That was the key. He did most of the work today, which is less work. He did pretty much everything we wanted him to do."

Linebacker Moise Fokou also could return to the lineup as he practiced fully again on Friday. He has been out since stretching ligaments in his knee against Seattle on Oct. 13 and likely will have a limited role if he plays against the Raiders. Defensive end Derrick Morgan, who missed two days of practice with a groin injury, was a full participant and is also questionable for Sunday.

Receiver Damian Williams has already been declared out with a hip injury. Receiver Justin Hunter (concussion), tackle David Stewart (shoulder) and linebacker Zaviar Gooden (hamstring) are all probable after practicing fully on Friday.

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