Brown and Jones, two fundamental pieces of offense, will not be available for Week 4 of the Titans; Remember that you can enjoy the NFL in “Red Zone” through Star +, subscribe here
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Titans they will not have their best receivers AJ Brown and Julio Jones this week against the New York Jets, according to coach Mike Vrabel who added that the team will not have outside linebacker Bud Dupree this week.
Both Brown and Jones suffered hamstring injuries in last week’s 25-16 win. on the Indianapolis Colts. Brown played only eight plays before leaving. Jones was deemed unavailable at the end of the third quarter. Neither catcher practiced this week.
Second-year receiver Nick Westbrook-Ikhine would be one of the replacements for the injured Brown and Jones. Free agency addition Josh Reynolds was inactive last week but said he was hoping to get a shot against the Jets.
Dupree was active last week but didn’t play a single shot. The veteran outside linebacker tore an ACL in December while with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Dupree tried playing the first two games, but has struggled with the recovery process. He did not practice this week.
The Titans have only two outside linebackers, Ola Adeniyi and Harold Landry III, available to on their 53-man roster. The team hired Sharif Finch for the practice team on Tuesday.
Vrabel also ruled out Brett Kern, Caleb Farley and Larrell Murchison for Sunday’s game.