NASHVILLE – The Titans just wrapped up practice on Thursday at Saint Thomas Sports Park.
Some quick hits on the latest developments…
-Titans running back Darrynton Evans and cornerback Kristian Fulton were back on the practice field. Both rookies missed over a week of practice before returning on Thursday.
-The Titans also welcomed several other players back from injuries/absences on Thursday. In addition to Evans and Fulton, receiver Cameron Batson, cornerback Kareem Orr, guard Nate Davis, tackle Dennis Kelly and guard Rodger Saffold all returned as well.
-Titans head coach Mike Vrabel worked on a side field with veteran outside linebacker Vic Beasley, who remains on the team's Non-Football Injury list. Vrabel said prior to practice it was part of Beasley's return to play protocol.
-Safety Dane Cruikshank, outside linebacker Derick Roberson and lineman Jamil Douglas did not practice.
-New Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski was not on the practice field after reaching a deal with the team this morning, but he's been assigned No.3, his number with the Patriots. Tucker McCann, who has switched from No.3 to No.8, handled kicking duties in Thursday's session.
-Defensive back Doug Middleton, signed by the team on Wednesday, was on the practice field for the first time with the team. Milton has been assigned No. 35.
Titans players take the field for training camp on Thursday at Saint Thomas Sports Park. (Photos: Donald Page)