It defies logic that there are now far more precautions taken to protect NFL players from head trauma than youth and high school football players, said several current or former NFL players speaking on behalf of a group advocating safer sports.
Jake Locker has taken all the first-team repetitions in practice this week and it appears he will be the starting quarterback for the Titans against the Dolphins, replacing veteran Matt Hasselbeck, a team source said.
Jake Locker has practiced for the first time since dislocating his left, non-throwing shoulder and coach Mike Munchak said the Titans' quarterback is on target to return when Tennessee hosts Indianapolis on Oct. 28.
Football Outsiders projects division winners for all eight NFL divisions for the 2012 season. The New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles are among the projected winners, with a big surprise in the NFC West.