Three Quick Hits from Tuesday's Practice


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Titans just wrapped up practice on Tuesday at St. Thomas Sports Park.

On Thursday night, the team will face the Jaguars.

Three quick hits after today's practice

Running on fumes

Titans receiver Andrew Turzilli can't lie – he's tired.

On Monday, he was headed to practice with the San Francisco 49ers when he got a call from his agent. The Titans wanted to sign him to their 53-man roster. Turzilli had spent the past month on the practice squad with the 49ers.

So Turzilli packed his bags, and took a red-eye flight from San Jose to Atlanta, which left at 11:30 p.m. He had a connection in Atlanta, and then traveled to Nashville. He got to town around 8:30 this morning, took a physical, signed his contract, and was on the practice field on Tuesday afternoon.

The 6-foot-4 Turzilli tried to get some sleep from his window seat on the plane, but couldn't.

"I still haven't slept,'' Turzilli said after practice. "I haven't really been able to eat because I haven't been able to sleep. But it's OK. I am glad to be back."

Turzilli originally signed with the Titans as an undrafted college free agent following the 2015 NFL Draft. He was injured during training camp and placed on injured reserve because of a high ankle sprain at final cuts. He agreed to an injury settlement with the team, and joined the 49ers.

Now back with the Titans, he's excited about his opportunity. Interim coach Mike Mularkey said he's already been impressed with how quickly Turzilli has picked things up on the practice field.

"I was in a great situation where I was, but you can't pass up a situation to go to the active roster. Plus, I know the system here, and all the coaches and players here. So I feel like it's a good fit,'' Turzilli said.

"If the coaches have confidence in me to play me, to activate me, I definitely feel confident…I'm just leaving it into the hands of the coaches."

Woods update

Titans defensive lineman Al Woods was in the locker room on Tuesday with a cast on his foot, and crutches by his side.

Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart fell on his leg during Sunday's game, and he suffered a high ankle sprain. Mularkey said he expects Woods to miss several weeks.

"It is just a bump in the road,'' Woods said. "I am just going to take it easy the next few days. It is going to be hard to see my team go without me and I'll miss it. But I hope to be back (for Oakland on November 29)."

Injury Report

Receiver Kendall Wright (knee) did not practice on Tuesday. While Woods has been ruled out for Thursday's game, Wright still has a chance, per Mularkey.

Nose tackle Sammie Hill (knee), linebacker Derrick Morgan (shoulder), guard Chance Warmack (ankle), and cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson (hamstring) were all limited in practice.

Cornerback Perrish Cox (hamstring) was a full participant in practice.


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