Jake Locker Gets Vote Of Confidence, Still A Risky Fantasy Play

Sep 16, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) is pressure as he throws by San Diego Chargers defensive end Kendall Reyes (left) as inside linebacker Donald Butler (56) attempts to knock the pass down during the second quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE

Jake Locker is still the Titans starting QB, but for how long? We break down the fantasy implications.

Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker is still the starter...for now. According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, coach Mike Munchak does not plan on making a change at the position...for now. Locker struggled against the San Diego Chargers in Week 2, completing just 15 of 30 passes for 174 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Veteran Matt Hasselbeck is still the backup...for now.

Fantasy Impact: It's never a good sign when the coach has to make a "vote of confidence" statement after just two weeks, but that's life in today's Twitter-addled ADHD NFL. Locker has had his struggles, but he's not being helped by a godawful running game and a defense that just allowed 148 rushing yards to guys named Curtis Brinkley and Jackie Battle. It's going to be a long season for the Titans and their young QB. Locker is still a solid keeper option, but standard league owners should be looking for more consistent production in their QB2 spot.

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