Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota returns to practice

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota returned to practice on a restricted foundation Thursday and was throwing the ball throughout the person portion of practice.

Mariota was listed as a restricted participant Thursday after sitting out Wednesday’s practice with foot and neck accidents.

In the portion of practice the media is allowed to watch, Mariota was throwing the ball by way of wet and windy situations throughout Tennessee’s second practice for Sunday night time’s house sport towards the Indianapolis Colts.

“He did some stuff just to make sure that we are progressing along. I think that’s the most important thing,” Titans head coach Mike Vrabel mentioned. “He didn’t take reps that he would normally take, but he took enough to feel like we can move on to tomorrow.”

Mariota’s neck ailment is formally categorised as a stinger. There shouldn’t be a correlation to a previous damage that restricted using his thumb and pointer finger.

In one other signal of progress, Mariota was ready to lace up his cleats within the locker room earlier than heading to the practice subject. It was one thing he couldn’t do after injuring his elbow within the season opener towards the Miami Dolphins.

Mariota was injured late within the first half of Saturday’s 25-16 win over the Washington Redskins and didn’t return. Blaine Gabbert changed Mariota and accomplished 7-of-11 passes for 101 yards and a fourth-quarter landing to MyCole Pruitt.

“I am doing everything I can, day and night, to try and make sure that I can be ready,” Mariota mentioned on Wednesday. “This is for everything. There is no timetable. If I can go and it is Sunday at five o’clock, by all means. We’re just taking it one day at a time and I am going to do my best to be available.”

The Titans enter Week 17 on a four-game profitable streak and want a victory to attain the postseason for the second straight season.

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