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The Tennessee Titans are coming off a spirit-crushing loss to division rival Indianapolis, and are starting to lose grip on the AFC wild card picture. The Titans sit at 5-7, and now face what is arguably the best offense in NFL history in the Denver Broncos.
The Titans will take the field with their full stock of players, as there are no players that are deemed "out" for the pivotal match-up on the team injury report.
Starting tackle David Stewart is listed as questionable for the game, but was a light participant in Friday's practice as he works through a shoulder injury. His availability will be known tomorrow morning.
The tight end position is severely lacking depth right now, as starter Delanie Walker and backup Craig Stevens are both hampered by concussions. Walker has not participated in practice this week, and is shaping up to be a vaunted game-time decision.
If Walker and Stevens are to miss time, the young and inexperienced Taylor Thompson will fill the void. Thompson has three career catches. The Titans will conduct their final examinations on Walker today, making their decision in the afternoon as they prefer to avoid making a game-time decision tomorrow.
The Titans have signed veteran tight end Visanthe Shiancoe should they require an emergency fill-in, but he is still learning the playbook, and is not expected to contribute this week.
The wide receiver position has two notables on the report, with Kendall Wright and Damian Williams both making an appearance. Wright will suit up, and will look to continue his excellent play over the last three weeks (avg. 7 receptions for 87 YPG). Williams is questionable, but has practiced all week and is expected to play.
Although the Titans are generally healthy, they are facing a motivated Denver team that is looking to put a stranglehold on home field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. While their defense is nothing to scoff at, the Titans are ill-prepared to stop the Broncos.
Tennessee Titans Week 14 Injury Report, Courtesy of TitansOnline.com: