Chiefs wide receiver Junior Hemingway has been ruled out for the remainder of his team's Week 7 game against the Chargers with a hamstring injury, the team announced. Hemingway had one target in the game before exiting but did not record a catch.
Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt said during Monday's press conference that quarterback Jake Locker is scheduled to throw on Tuesday, according to the Tennessean. His status for Week 8 against the Texans could depend on how his right hand feels after throwing. After Sunday's loss, Whisenhunt said soreness kept Locker from making his return against Washington and that he expects him to return this week.
Titans defensive end Ropati Pitoitua, who underwent surgery to repair a broken finger earlier in the month, will visit a specialist on Tuesday about creating a cast for his finger. Pitoitua suffered the injury Week 6 and was inactive against Washington Week 7.