NASHVILLE – The Titans returned to the practice field on Tuesday.
It's a busy time in Titan land, and across the NFL. The team's roster must be down to 53 players by 3 p.m. today, and then practice squads can begin to be formed on Wednesday.
Also, the regular season opener against the Arizona Cardinals on September 12 at Nissan Stadium is now just 12 days away.
Some quick hits after Tuesday's practice:
-Because of rain in Nashville, and the wet field conditions, the Titans practiced inside the team's indoor practice facility on Tuesday.
-Receiver Josh Reynolds returned to the practice field after missing most of last week, and Saturday's preseason game against the Bears.
-Receiver Julio Jones also practiced once again alongside fellow receiver A.J. Brown.
-With quarterback Ryan Tannehill still on the COVID-19 list, quarterbacks Logan Woodside and Matt Barkley were at the controls at practice.
-In speaking with reporters before practice, outside linebacker Bud Dupree was optimistic about his progress, and being ready for the start of the regular season.
-After missing on Monday, receiver Cameron Batson also returned on Tuesday. Outside linebacker Derick Roberson also returned after missing Monday, and safety Dane Cruikshank practiced again after being sidelined for a long stretch.
-Not practicing on Tuesday for the Titans: Running back Darrynton Evans, defensive Chris Jackson, linebacker David Long Jr., center Daniel Munyer, defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons, guard Rodger Saffold, receiver Fred Brown, tight end Jared Pinkney, running back Javian Hawkins and offensive lineman Cole Banwart.
-HC Mike Vrabel was not at practice, as he remains in quarantine. He said earlier in the day he plans to be back with the team on Wednesday.
-In addition to Dupree, three other players also met with reporters on Tuesday: Tight end Anthony Firkser, cornerback Jackrabbit Jenkins and offensive lineman Aaron Brewer.
Next practice: Wednesday, 12:15-2 p.m.