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Jake Locker upset with “cheap shot” from Browns linebacker

Jake Locker

Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker watches from the sideline in the third quarter after injuring his right hand while playing against the Cleveland Browns in an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)


The Tiny Titan made an adult-sized hit on Jake Locker.

And the Titans quarterback thought it was dirty.

Locker was upset with the forearm to the helmet he took from Browns linebacker Chris Kirksey (who was previously best known for being a computer glitch in Madden 15) during a touchdown run.

“I thought I was clearly in the end zone,” Locker said, via Jim Wyatt of the Tennesseean. “I wasn’t expecting to get hit. I kind of thought that was a cheap shot.”

Locker was checked for a concussion but returned to the game, and later injured his right thumb , knocking him out of the game. He was playing fearlessly, saying he was ready to run.

“It was a conscious effort on my part,” he said. “I’d gotten away from that type of football that I’d always played. … I knew we needed to get back to it.”

The thumb injury ended a promising day for Locker and the Titans, who blew a 25-point lead. Now, they have to await the results of Locker’s MRI today to know how much time he might miss with his latest injury.