Jennings is officially listed as questionable for the game with a sprained right ankle. He missed practice Wednesday and Thursday but practiced on a limited basis Friday, and the team was pleased enough with how he looked that it put him on the plane and will evaluate him before the game to see whether he can play.
Making the trip is no guarantee that Jennings will play -- tackle Justin Pugh traveled last week to Jacksonville but was still inactive for the game because of his quadriceps injury. But given the way things looked for Jennings earlier in the week, it has to be taken as an encouraging sign that he will get a shot to play against the No. 31-ranked Titans run defense.
The Giants also promoted linebacker Paul Hazel from the practice squad and made a point of saying in that announcement that Hazel also plays defensive end. Hazel is a former Cleveland Browns special teams player who signed with the Giants' practice squad Tuesday -- the day they placed five players on injured reserve including defensive ends Mathias Kiwanuka and Robert Ayers. Officially listing him as a LB/DE indicates the Giants think (hope?) he might be able to help as a pass-rusher, though the Herzlich and Williams injuries have left the Giants thin at linebacker as well.
To make room for Hazel on the active roster, the Giants waived defensive tackle Dominique Hamilton.