NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Titans rookie extensive receiver Dorial Green-Beckham’s talents had been tantalizing adequate for the team to spend a next-round decide on him, even with his many troubles in college with off-area concerns.
DGB’s manufacturing has been spotty as a result far — fifteen receptions for 221 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He has not scored given that Week 3, which provides him quite a dry spell going into Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Oakland Raiders, who occur to have the prime drafted broad receiver, Amari Cooper.
Green-Beckham knows he has to perform in the offseason to be more of a student of the recreation and to refine his uncooked abilities. The rookie was compared to Randy Moss in phrases of his bodily qualities coming out of higher education, but a 12 months away from soccer (he sat out because of to NCAA transfer policies) also performed a function in his sluggish improvement.
Now, DGB mentioned his offseason will be loaded with lots of perform to locate ways to boost himself. In simple fact, he stated he would enjoy to be ready to meet up with Moss.
“If it’s possible, he can get a hold of me or my agent,” Inexperienced-Beckham stated. “We can sit down and meet and do lunch or some thing. I would like to see if I can choose his mind a little bit and discover from him.”
–The youth movement proceeds on the Titans’ shaky offensive line, as undrafted rookie Quinton Spain most likely will get the begin Sunday at left guard.
The move very likely puts Joe Looney on the bench and can make Spain the 2nd rookie starter on the unit (3 if you rely Jeremiah Poutasi, who was at correct tackle but has since been benched). Other than right deal with Byron Bell, all of the starters in that team would have three seasons or much less below their belt.
Spain, who goes 6-foot-four, 330 kilos, said he is thrilled to have the possibility to show what he can do soon after becoming mainly inactive this time.
“It truly is great just to be out there and do what I can do to aid the team. It appears like my role is going to change,” Spain mentioned. “I want to be actual physical and finish plays.”
–Extensive receiver Kendall Wright (knee) practiced for the very first time considering that sustaining a sprained MCL in his remaining knee. Wright skipped the past three game titles but is intended to be on observe to enjoy this Sunday against the Raiders.
–Cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson (hamstring) was a total participant in exercise for the Titans on Wednesday following lacking last week’s sport towards the Jaguars.
–DT Sammie Hill (knee) sat out Wednesday’s exercise. Hill skipped the very first element of the year with a knee damage but has been a standard component of the rotation for the past number of video games.
–RB Dexter McCluster (knee) was out of practice Wednesday and will not likely perform for two or three weeks owing to a sprained MCL in his appropriate knee.
–LB Derrick Morgan (shoulder) was limited in Wednesday’s follow. The injuries minimal him to pass-rushing downs in the Titans’ reduction to the Jaguars final Thursday.
–DT Al Woods (knee) is unlikely to perform once again this 7 days as he has a sprained MCL.