Young Titans third QB vs. Jets due to illness

Sunday, September 27, 2009 at 11:54am


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. _ Vince Young will serve as the Tennessee Titans third quarterback after missing Friday’s practice because of an illness.

Eugene Amano, who was out all week because of illness, is active, but Leroy Harris will start at left guard.

Other Titans inactives for today’s game against the New York Jets include punter Craig Hentrich, linebacker Stanford Keglar, tackle Troy Kropog, tight end Bo Scaife, receiver Lavelle Hawkins and defensive linemen Sen’Derrick Marks and Dave Ball.

Jets inactives include quarterback Kevin O’Connell, cornerbacks Lito Sheppard and Donald Strickland, linebacker Jamaal Westerman, offensive lineman Matt Slauson, defensive lineman Ropati Pitoitua and receiver David Clowney. Former Tennessee Vols quarterback Erik Ainge is the third quarterback.