Late Friday night it looked like a new NFL drug policy would give players like Orlando Scandrick and Wes Welker a chance to play on Sunday. However, barring any late breaking news Scandrick will not make the trip to Tennessee.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Cowboys?src=hash">#Cowboys</a> starting CB ---> <a href="https://twitter.com/clarencehilljr">@clarencehilljr</a> Orlando Scandrick is still in California. Looks like a no go for Sunday</p>— John Glennon (@glennonsports) <a href="https://twitter.com/glennonsports/status/510848700545896448">September 13, 2014</a></blockquote>
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This is important because the Titans face sub par cornerbacks for the second time in two weeks. This has all the makings of another game that helps Jake Locker the Titans receivers build a chemistry and familiarity with the offense.
It isn't time to chalk this one up as a win yet, and the Titans will face a talented offense on Sunday. However, the Titans defense looks strong, and if they keep catching breaks against decent to above average teams they could have a very strong start.