Cleveland makes roster moves
The Cleveland Browns announced several roster moves on Friday. The team waived running back Bobby Rainey and placed defensive back Josh Aubrey on injured reserve. The team announced the promotion of wide receiver Tori Gurley and defensive back Julian Posey to the active roster.
Blackmon expects to play
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon says Basketball Jerseys Custom that he expects to play on Sunday, despite his hamstring injury. Blackmon is officially listed as questionable. Blackmon has had a monster two weeks, catching 19 passes for 326 yards, more than any receiver over that span. He’s the lone bright spot on the Jacksonville offense.
Locker could return soon
Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker could make his return this week when the team takes on the San Francisco 49ers. He was originally expected to take four or five weeks to return from a hip/knee injury, but the poor play of Ryan Fitzpatrick might be forcing Locker to come back sooner than originally anticipated.
Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reported that Locker was still wearing a knee brace and sporting a minor limp when he walked Friday, so it’s clear that Locker still isn’t quite 100 percent. That said, Munchak made a point to emphasize that the Titans were not trying to gain an advantage by waiting to name a starter. He said that the team really doesn’t know who will play at this point.
When Locker was cleared for contact earlier this week, the folks at Titans blog Music City Miracles projected Locker to sit and rest with the team’s bye week looming. The Titans need every potential win they can get if they hope to make the playoffs, however, and may be pushing Locker to play as a result.
Locker threw six touchdowns to zero Basketball Jerseys For Sale interceptions in four games before being sidelined by injury. Fitzpatrick has thrown two touchdowns to four interceptions in two and a half games since.