Injuries Slowing Derrick Morgan's Development

Tennessee Titans first-round defensive end Derrick Morgan has been slowed by hamstring and calf injuries, and hasn't been able to do much on-field work during the team's "Organized Team Activity" sessions, John Glennon of The Tennessean reports.

Titans head coach Jeff Fisher hoped to have him for the last of the team's workouts this week, but after Morgan was inactive on Tuesday, the plan appears to get the 6-4, 272-pound pass-rusher from Georgia Tech ready for training camp.

"We could choose to get him out here and try to do the drills and subject him to a setback potentially," Fisher said. "(But) we decided we're just going to wait. We'd rather have him training 100 percent in the month of July and coming to camp."

Morgan is expected to compete with Jacob Ford, who has posted 12.5 quarterback sacks his first two seasons in the NFL, and free agent signee Jason Babin for the starting right defensive end position.

"I'm doing a lot of the individual things, but not being out there and building some chemistry with the rest of the guys on that defense is just killing me right now," Morgan said on Tuesday. "But I can't get frustrated. I'm just taking one thing at a time. I know I'll be out there for training camp and hopefully (this) week as well."

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