NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans could have one more new kicker to open the season, inserting Sam Ficken on injured reserve and signing Michael Badgley off the observe squad Saturday.
Ficken harm his proper groin and was added to the injury report Friday when restricted at observe. The Titans signed Badgley to the observe squad the identical day.
Now Ficken, picked up off waivers Aug. 1, is on injured reserve for not less than three weeks. Badgley now will deal with the kicking duties in opposition to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, and the Titans signed kicker Randy Bullock to the observe squad.
That is the fourth straight season the Titans could have a distinct kicker for the opener. Ryan Succop, now with Tampa Bay, was the kicker to open the 2018 season. He was placed on injured reserve days earlier than the 2019 season opener, changed by Cairo Santos because the Titans used five kickers that season.
Stephen Gostkowski was signed days earlier than the 2020 opener, and now Badgley would be the kicker as a substitute of Ficken.
The Titans additionally promoted tight finish MyCole Pruitt and security Bradley McDougald from the observe squad for Sunday’s recreation.
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