This is one of the most exciting times of the year for football fans.

Training camps are underway, which means the start of the season is just around the corner.

But this is also a stressful time of year for fans. Every year in late July/early August we hear countless news blurbs about star players going down with potential season-ending injuries.

No team, or player, is immune from freak injuries during training camp. The Tennessee Titans are already dealing with a few injuries to key players, but fortunately it appears they’re all minor injuries so far.

Here’s an update on what we know about training camp injuries thus far.

Pass rusher Brian Orakpo went down in practice on Friday after a collision with tight end Luke Stocker. Orakpo didn’t practice on Saturday, but head coach Mike Vrabel said he doesn’t believe the injury is serious. He’s still being evaluated.

Wide receiver Rishard Matthews missed practice for the third straight day. He’s expected to be ready at some point in the near future, as he’s dealing with an undisclosed injury.

Linebacker Rashaan Evans, the first round pick of the Titans in the 2018 NFL Draft, left the practice field early on Saturday. Vrabel thinks Evans was affected by the heat, so it doesn’t sound like anything too serious.

Tight end Delanie Walker missed practice on Saturday, but it was just a routine day off for the veteran.

Starting right tackle Jack Conklin is continuing his recovery from ACL surgery. He’s currently on the P.U.P. list.

Through three days, the Titans are looking decent on the injury front. Other teams, however, haven’t been so lucky. The Los Angeles Chargers lost cornerback Jason Verrett for the entire 2018 season to a torn achilles. And the Carolina Panthers saw their starting right tackle, Daryl Williams, carted off the field with a knee injury on Saturday.

Hopefully the good vibes will continue for the Titans throughout training camp.

Featured image via Tennessee Titans

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