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AP-Tennessee Sports Digest

September 19, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Tennessee. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Nashville bureau at (615) 373-9988 or apnashville@ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. All times are Central.

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NASHIVILLE, Tenn. — The Titans are waiting for the numbness to leave quarterback Marcus Mariota’s hand after costing him a start. By Pro Football Writer Teresa M. Walker. UPCOMING: 650 words by 6 p.m., photos.


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville doesn’t expect a letdown after beating two-time defending AFC champion New England. That’s because the Jaguars host division rival Tennessee, which swept the season series last year and has won four of the last five meetings. By Mark Long. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5 p.m., photos.

—EAGLES-MATTHEWS, from Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Eagles have signed wide receiver Jordan Matthews and placed Mike Wallace on injured reserve. SENT: 110 words.

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ATLANTA — Don’t be misled by the top two spots of the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. There’s much more to the Southeastern Conference’s 2018 depth chart than the league’s impressive two-deep hold on the top of the poll. By Charles Odum. UPCOMING: 700 words by 3 p.m., photos.


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