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Zach Mettenberger Injury Update: Titans QB Tells Teammates He Will Be Back Next Week

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Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Zach Mettenberger, who left today's game in the 3rd quarter with a shoulder injury, was telling his teammates that he would be back next week according to Jim Wyatt:

This is certainly good news after watching the injury live.  We have seen a lot of hits like that on quarterbacks that resulted in a broken collarbone.  That injury would have ended Mettenberger's season

The only thing the Titans have left to play for this year is to get Mettenberger experience.  This latest update at least gives some hope that he will be back out there soon.

When the Titans made the switch to Mettenberger earlier this year, there was some talk that they were giving up on the season because Jake Locker those people though Jake Locker gave them the best chance to win.  It is pretty clear after Locker's performance today that the move to Locker was the right call.

It is the only right call Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt has made this season.

UPDATE- Mettenberger says he has a grade 1 AC joint sprain according to Paul Kuharsky: