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Zach Mettenberger's (shoulder) season likely over

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Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger left Sunday's game against the Giants early in the fourth quarter after getting blasted by rookie linebacker Devon Kennard, who was on a blitz coming from Mettenberger's blind side. And his last three games of the year are in doubt.

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday evening that the Titans believe the signal-caller suffered a more severe AC joint sprain than he sustained in Week 13, per a team source, and his season is likely over.

The first-year quarterback was having a rough day, as were the rest of the Titans. Trailing by nearly 30 points, his day finished at 14-of-24 passing for 125 yards and an interception before Jake Locker filled in. He also fumbled during a sack, which was returned for a touchdown by Markus Kuhn.

If it weren't for a penalty, Mettenberger would have been on the hook for a second pick, an egregious throw nabbed by Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie that was returned for a touchdown. It looks like Mettenberger is running out of time to prove that he's a future quarterback possibility in Tennessee, though his offensive line situation is just as unfortunate.

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