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Three Quick Hits from Wednesday's Practice


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

On Sunday, the team will face the Green Bay Packers at Nissan Stadium.

Three quick hits after today's practice:


Derrick Henry update**

Running back Derrick Henry did not practice on Wednesday, but is making progress after suffering a strained calf before Sunday's game against the Chargers.

"I think it has gotten better,'' Coach Mike Mularkey said of Henry. "Another day is not going to hurt him, especially this time of the year. We'll know more tomorrow to see how much more he can do.

"But he looked better than I was anticipating."

Henry has 221 yards and a touchdown on 53 carries this season. He suffered the injury in warmups in San Diego, and did not play.

Running back Antonio Andrews stepped in and had two carries for 15 yards in place of Henry, and is ready in the event Henry can't go. Running back DeMarco Murray was held out of practice on Wednesday to give his toe injury a day of rest, Mularkey said.


Fluellen's opportunity**

The Titans promoted running back David Fluellen to their 53-man roster on Monday, and he's preparing for Sunday's game.

It remains to be seen if he'll be needed against the Packers.

Fluellen (5-11, 224) joined the Titans prior to their 2015 training camp and he spent all of that season and this season on the team's practice squad. He also has spent time with Philadelphia and Indianapolis. Fluellen rushed for 3,336 yards during his four-year college career at Toledo.

"I've just tried to be patient, and I want to be ready if needed," Fluellen said. "I don't know anything that is going on injury-wise (with the other guys), but my job is to be ready and be prepared as if I'm starting the game."


Other injuries**

While Murray (calf) was held out of practice, tackle Jack Conklin (elbow) was limited.

Guard Quinton Spain (knee) practiced on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a knee injury on October 23 vs the Colts, and was listed as a full participant.

Tight end Delanie Walker (groin), Aaron Wallace (shoulder) and Rashad Johnson (neck) were all full participants in practice as well.

Mularkey said he wanted to give Murray an extra day of rest to get his toe healthier.

Mularkey and Marcus Mariota were both asked after practice about an ankle injury the quarterback suffered in Sunday's game, but both downplayed the injury. Mariota didn't miss any time in the game, and he was a full participant in practice. He doesn't appear on the team's injury report.

Titans players take the field for Wednesday's practice at Saint Thomas Sports Park. (Photos: Gary Glenn, Amber Harding)

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