Titans place Marc Mariani on IR in trimming to 75

Titans place Marc Mariani on IR in trimming to 75 (Image 1)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Titans have placed receiver and returner Marc Mariani on injured reserve in trimming the roster to 75 before Monday's deadline.

Mariani was hurt Thursday night at the end of a punt return in a 32-27 win over Arizona with a compound fracture where both bones in his lower left leg snapped. He was carted off the field and was in surgery before the game ended.

The Titans also put rookie safety Markelle Martin on the physically-unable-to-perform list, keeping him off the active roster for the first six weeks of the season.

Tennessee also released center William Vlachos; punter/kicker Will Batson; guard George Bias; receivers Chase Deadder, LaQuinton Evans and Marcus Harris; tight end Joey Haynos; tackle Jonathan Palmer; safety Christian Scott; and quarterback Nick Stephens.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s