Titans lose Caleb Farley and Cam Batson for the season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Titans' upset win over the Buffalo Bills Monday night came with bad injury news as both cornerback Caleb Farley and receiver Cam Batson suffered torn ACLs and are finished for the season.

The loss of Farley, who the team selected with the 22nd overall pick in the April draft, is particularly tough.

Kristian Fulton went on IR before the Bills game and will miss at least the next two games so the Titans are now extremely thin at cornerback.

Caleb Farley

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Farley came into the NFL after opting out of his final year at Virginia Tech and had two surgeries on his back to deal with a herniated disc. He joined the Titans training camp workouts a week after the team started and he appeared in the team's final two preseason games. [Unlocked]

But he was not a factor for the defense through the first five games. 

He played on special teams and in a mop-up role in the team’s season opener against Arizona on Sept. 12 and then injured his shoulder in the week preparing for the team’s second game. He was inactive for three games before returning to action in Jacksonville where he played 24 defensive snaps.

apple icon 114x114 precomposedMonday night he shifted into a starting role in Fulton's absence.

It's unclear if it's the same ACL Farley tore in 2017 before his first season in college when he wound up redshirting.

Nickel corner Chris Jackson (foot) also didn't finish the Bills game for the Titans.

Batson has played in the last four games. The shifty receiver has two catches for 15 yards and two carries for 15 more.

He took over as the team's kick returner against the Bills.

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