Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker isn't healthy enough to start against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night, but his return is not far off.
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Coach Mike Munchak said Locker's separated left shoulder, suffered against the Houston Texans last month, should be ready for Tennessee's Week 7 game against the Buffalo Bills.
"Jake is getting better, no doubt about that. The last couple of days he feels a lot better," Munchak told the Tennessean on Monday. "We'll hold him and start thinking about the next game."
This might be a case of fortunate timing for the second-year passer. Few teams have helped quarterbacks back to health in the fashion of this Bills defense, the first to allow 550-plus yards in two straight games since the 1950 N.Y. Yanks -- that's right, we said the 1950 N.Y. Yanks.
This rapidly turned into a post about the sinking Bills. Discuss.
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