NASHVILLE – The Titans returned to the practice field on Wednesday at Ascension Saint Thomas Sports to continue preparations for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Nissan Stadium.
Here's a look at the Titans topics of the day in quick-hitting fashion:
-Edge rusher Bud Dupree, who has missed the past two games with a hip injury, practiced for the second straight day on Wednesday. Dupree said he feels like he's making progress, and he was listed as a full participant on the Injury Report after today's session.
-Safety Amani Hooker, who has missed the past three games with a shoulder injury, also practiced in full on Wednesday as he continues to work his way back.
-Kicker Randy Bullock, who suffered a right calf injury in warmups prior to the Broncos game and missed the Packers game, did not practice on Tuesday.
Kicker Caleb Shudak, who was designated to return from PUP on Tuesday, kicked for the team once again in Wednesday's session and special teams coordinator Craig Aukerman sure made it sound like he could be the guy on Sunday.
-Center Ben Jones, who missed the Packers game with a concussion, returned to practice on Wednesday but he remains in concussion protocol. Jones was limited in today's session.
-Defensive lineman Denico Autry, who suffered a knee injury in the Packers game, did not practice on Wednesday.
-Cornerback Kristian Fulton, who left the Packers game early with a hamstring injury, did not practice on Wednesday.
-Defensive back Elijah Molden, who missed the Packers game with a groin injury, practiced in full on Wednesday.
-Running back Derrick Henry (not-injury related) did not practice on Wednesday.
-Defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons (ankle) was limited in Wednesday's session.
-Quarterback Ryan Tannehill remains on the Injury Report with the ankle, but he was a full participant in Wednesday's session,
Tannehill had to hop to the side on one leg after aggravating the injury an early drill on Wednesday, but he quickly returned.
-The Bengals released their initial Injury Report on Wednesday, and it looked like this: T La'el Collins (not injury related), DE Trey Hendrickson (illness), RB Joe Mixon (concussion) and DT Jay Tufele (illness) did not practice on Wednesday. LB Joe Bachie (knee), WR Ja'Marr Chase (hip), RB Chris Evans (knee), S Dax Hill (shoulder), DT DJ Reader (ankle) and DT Josh Tupou (calf) were limited in practice.
-Titans offensive coordinator Todd Downing, charged with DUI last week, addressed the incident for the first time on Wednesday.
Downing made a two-minute opening statement before taking questions.
Here's a clip of the intro:
-I chatted with receiver Treylon Burks in the locker room on Wednesday.
Burks is coming off his best game as a pro – a seven-catch, 111-yard performance against the Packers.
Here's a quick clip:
-After taking Thanksgiving Day off, the Titans will return to the practice field on Friday to continue preparations for the Bengals. The team will have a walk-through on Saturday before Sunday's game vs the Bengals at Nissan Stadium.
-Check out some more of today's interviews and practice videos below: