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Titans' Corey Davis 'bummed' about hamstring injury

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Corey Davis will miss at least a week after suffering a hamstring injury on Thursday. The week-to-week diagnosis for the first-round pick sapped some enthusiasm from Tennessee Titans camp.

"Obviously I was bummed, because I can't practice the next few days. I am a competitor, and I want to be out there and practice and play," Davis said Friday night, via Jim Wyatt of the team's official website. "But we are just taking it slow at this point.

"I got real emotional about it (when it first happened). I am a competitor and I want to be out there and do what I can to help out this great team. But I guess that is just not in God's plans. I am just going to take it slow and take it week by week."

Davis has already been ruled out of the Titans' preseason opener next Saturday versus the New York Jets. When asked if he'd be ready for the season opener on Sept. 10, the rookie responded: "I believe so."

The 6-foot-3 wideout dealt with a hamstring injury while at Western Michigan, which he believes will help him during the rehab process this time.

Davis' injury is disappointing, but we won't freak out yet. We should remember that Odell Beckham Jr. missed all of his rookie preseason and the first four games of the 2014 regular season with a hamstring injury and still managed to put up one of the best first years in NFL history. While we aren't comparing Davis and OBJ, the parallel helps put Davis' injury in perspective.

Davis missing significant time would be a blow, but the Titans have upgraded the receiving corps to the point that they can withstand any elongated absence from the first-round pick.

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