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Kendall Wright exits Titans practice due to shoulder

The Tennessee Titans are counting on first-round draft pick Kendall Wright to help unleash their passing attack this coming season. For now, that project is on hold.

The rookie wide receiver left Thursday's practice with a shoulder injury, according to Titans coach Mike Munchak, who told the Tennessean that Wright likely won't practice during the team's three-day minicamp next week.

"His shoulder is sore from falling on it," Munchak said. "He went for a ball, trying to make a play -- that is sort of in his DNA, to try and catch every ball. That is one he probably should've just let go."

Wright was hurt while diving for a pass from quarterback Jake Locker. Wright left the field for precautionary tests, but Munchak suggested the team didn't believe the rookie was in danger of missing much time.

The Titans would like to pair Wright with Kenny Britt, which will require the two staying on the field. For Britt, especially, this has been a challenge. He tore the MCL and ACL in his right knee early last season, but he hopes to make it back by Week 1.

Britt looks and plays the part of a No. 1 wideout; Wright -- if he lives up to his billing -- could provide matchup nightmares across the field. The Titans are crossing their fingers.

UPDATE: Terry McCormick of TitanInsider.com reported that Wright's injury wasn't serious.

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