The Tennessee Titans won’t know for a few days whether they will have the starting left side of their offensive line for this week’s game against the Indianapolis Colts.
Left tackle Taylor Lewan was inactive for Sunday’s 33-30 overtime win in Seattle after tweaking his knee in pre-game warm-ups. Then, during the game, left guard Rodger Saffold twice left the game with a shoulder injury and was not able to finish the contest after exiting a second time.
Titans coach Mike Vrabel was vague in his assessment of their injuries and whether they would be available Sunday for the AFC South showdown with the Colts.
“Rodger didn’t finish and obviously Taylor wasn’t available. We’ll know more as we work through the week and we’ll see if we get both of those guys back,” Vrabel said.
That left Ty Sambrailo filling in at left tackle for Lewan and Aaron Brewer coming off the bench to finish up at right guard for Saffold.
Despite some protection issues in the first half, the patchwork offensive line mostly gave a good account of itself, helping Derrick Henry rush for 147 yards and three touchdowns in the second half as the Titans erased a 15-point deficit to pickup their first win of the season.
“I can’t say enough about that group. That is who we are. At the end of the game they are picking themselves off of the ground, but they battled, they competed.…