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Titans C Gallik leaves first start with injury

Oct 25, 2015; Nashville, TN, USA; Tennessee Titans center Andy Gallik (69) is slow to get up after being illegally hit following an interception by Atlanta Falcons linebacker Paul Worrilow (not pictured)during the first half at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 25, 2015; Nashville, TN, USA; Tennessee Titans center Andy Gallik (69) is slow to get up after being illegally hit following an interception by Atlanta Falcons linebacker Paul Worrilow (not pictured)during the first half at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Andy Gallik became the second Titans center injured in as many weeks.

Christopher Hanewinckel USA TODAY Sports

Andy Gallik's first career start for the Tennessee Titans was a short one.

Gallik, a the Titans' 2015 sixth-round pick out of Boston College, started Sunday's 10-7 loss to the Atlanta Falcons at center in place of Brian Schwenke, who was lost for the season with a leg injury suffered last week.

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Unfortunately, Gallik himself was hurt Sunday, suffering what the team's official website described as a stinger late in the first half.

The rookie was forced from the game and replaced by veteran Joe Looney, who signed with the Titans earlier in the week after Schwenke was placed on injured reserve.

There was no immediate word on Gallik's status for next week's game against the Houston Texans.

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