Titans to start Collins at QB vs. Jags; Smith No. 3

As expected, Kerry Collins will be the Titans’ starting QB in Sunday’s AFC South showdown with the Jaguars.

Collins took the first-team reps in practice Friday and was listed as probable on the Titans’ injury report after missing two games with a calf ailment. That, combined with Vince Young‘s season-ending thumb injury, forced the team to start rookie QB Rusty Smith in last week’s 20-0 loss to the Texans.

Smith, who threw three interceptions at Houston, is Tennessee’s No. 3 QB for this game. Chris Simms, who rejoined the Titans a few weeks ago, will back up Collins.

Titans DE Dave Ball (concussion) and DT Jason Jones (knee) were listed as questionable but are active.

Full inactives list:

WR Mike Sims-Walker
WR Tiquan Underwood
DB Terrence Wheatley
FB Brock Bolen
DE Larry Hart
DT Leger Douzable
OT Kevin Haslam
OT Adam Terry

Rusty Smith (No. 3 QB)
WR Kenny Britt
DB Ryan Mouton
DB Robert Johnson
LB David Thornton
OT Troy Kropog
WR Lavelle Hawkins
DT Sen’Derrick Marks

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