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A Look at the 25-Plus Newcomers Added by the Titans So Far This Offseason

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NASHVILLE – It's been a busy offseason so far for the Titans, and it's still just May 10.

Since March, the Titans have added players in free agency and the draft, and the team last week continued to add more players even after picking an eight-man draft class. The Titans also claimed a player last month. This on top of all the players re-signed by the team.

Here's a look at all the new additions for 2021:

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Edge Bud Dupree
Dupree (6-4, 269) joined the Titans after spending his first six seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He tallied 39.5 sacks in 81 games for the Steelers, including 19.5 sacks over the last two seasons. His 19.5 sacks rank eighth and his six strip sacks rank fourth in the NFL since 2019. Over his last 17 games, he has registered at least half a sack in 12 of those contests. Last season, Dupree played 11 games, missing the final five game due to injury, and totaled eight sacks, 15 quarterback hits, 31 tackles, eight tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and two passes defensed.

DL Denico Autry
A seven-year NFL veteran, Autry joined the Titans after spending the last three seasons with the Colts. Autry has appeared in 96 career regular season games with 56 starts and has amassed 200 tackles, 30.5 sacks, 53 quarterback hits, 17 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. He has produced 20 sacks during the last three seasons which ranks in the top 15 in the NFL for defensive linemen. The Mississippi State product has also appeared in four career playoff games with three starts and collected 12 tackles, 2.5 sacks, five quarterback hits and a forced fumble in the postseason.

OL Kendall Lamm
Lamm (6-5, 310) has appeared in 74 games with 27 starts over six seasons. He spent the last two seasons (2019-20) with the Cleveland Browns and totaled 19 games played with three starts at both right tackle (two) and left tackle (one). He started his career as an undrafted free agent with the Houston Texans where he saw action in 55 games with 24 starts over four years (2015-18). In 2018, he started a career-best 13 games at right tackle for the Texans, as they won the AFC South. Lamm was a four-year starter at Appalachian State (2011-14), where he appeared in 44 games with 42 starts at left tackle.

CB Janoris "Jackrabbit" Jenkins
Jenkins (5-10, 190) has played 128 games (125 starts) in nine NFL seasons with the St. Louis Rams (2012-15), New York Giants (2016-19) and New Orleans (2019-20). For his career, Jenkins has tallied 26 interceptions, 118 passes defensed, 6 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries and 522 tackles. Among NFL players since 2012, Jenkins ranks first in passes defensed (119), first in defensive touchdowns scored (9) and fourth in interceptions (26). Jenkins has registered two or more interceptions in eight of his nine NFL seasons.

LS Morgan Cox
Cox (6-4, 235) has appeared in 165 games over 11 seasons with the Ravens, serving as the team's primary long snapper since entering the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 2010 with the club. A four-time Pro Bowler (2015, '16, '19), Cox has appeared in all 16 games in eight different seasons with the Ravens. He was voted All-Pro in 2020. A native of Collierville, Tenn., Cox played 39 games over three seasons at Tennessee (2007-09), serving as the primary long snapper for the Volunteers.

CB Kevin Johnson
A six-year veteran, Johnson has appeared in 64 career regular season games with 25 starts and has amassed 188 tackles, an interception, 22 passes defensed, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries. A first-round pick (16th overall) of the Houston Texans in the 2015 NFL Draft, Johnson (6-0, 185) spent his first four NFL seasons with the Texans and appeared in 35 contests with 18 starts and collected 122 tackles with an interception and 14 passes defensed. Johnson joined the Buffalo Bills as an unrestricted free agent in 2019 and saw action in all 16 games in his lone season with the club. Last season, he appeared in 13 games with six starts for the Browns.

WR Josh Reynolds
Reynolds spent his first four NFL seasons with the Los Angeles Rams after being selected in the fourth round (117th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. Reynolds has 113 career receptions for 1,450 yards and nine touchdowns in 64 games (24 starts). Additionally, he has 11 receptions for 186 yards in six postseason contests. In 2020, Reynolds set career highs with 13 starts, 52 receptions and 618 receiving yards, and he added a pair of touchdowns. He caught at least one pass in every 2020 regular season contest. A versatile player, he lined up in multiple spots in 2020 for the Rams, seeing time as an outside receiver (69.5% of the snaps) and in the slot (22.1% per Sportradar).

OLB Ola Adeniyi
Adeniyi (6-1,248) joined the Titans after spending his first three NFL seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He appeared in 32 games for the Steelers, totaling 10 tackles, 14 special teams stops and three special teams forced fumbles. In 2020, he played in 15 games (one start), finishing fourth on the team with eight total special teams tackles (seven solo, one assist). He also contributed seven tackles and one tackle for loss on defense in 2020. Adeniyi entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Steelers in 2018 after playing three seasons at the University of Toledo.

S Matthias Farley
A five-year NFL veteran who played the past two seasons with the Jets, Farley played in all 16 games in 2020, and he made a pair of starts. Last season, Farley led the Jets in special teams tackles with eight and added 16 tackles and three passes defensed in 16 games, including two starts, as a safety. Farley (5-11, 210) played his first three NFL seasons with the Colts, where he played in 37 games, with 16 starts, from 2016-2018. Farley started 15 of 16 games for the Colts in 2017, when he recorded 98 tackles, seven passes defensed, and an interception.

DL Woodrow Hamilton
Hamilton (6-3, 315), who played at Ole Miss, was originally signed by the New England Patriots after the 2016 NFL Draft. He's spent time with the Patriots (2016), Saints (2017-2018), Panthers (2018) and Giants (2019-2020) during his NFL career. He's played in seven career games, including five with the Panthers in 2020. At Ole Miss, he played in 47 games (25 starts) at nose tackle and finished his career with 83 tackles and three sacks.

DL Bruce Hector
Hector (6-2, 296), who played at South Florida, signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent following the 2018 NFL Draft. He's spent time with the Eagles (2018-2019), Cardinals (2019) and Panthers (2020). Hector has played in 11 career games, with one start. In two seasons with the Eagles, he tallied two tackles and half a sack in 11 games. During his college career at South Florida, Hector totaled 90 tackles and 18 sacks.

LB B.J. Bello
Bello (6-3, 229), who played at Illinois State, signed with the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent following the 2017 NFL Draft. He's spent time with the Browns (2017), Cardinals (2018), Eagles (2018), Texans (2019), Packers (2019), Jets (2019) and Chargers (2020) during his career. In 33 career games, Bello has recorded 20 tackles. Last year, he played six games for the Chargers and registered six special teams stops.

DB Chris Jones
Jones (6-0), who played at Nebraska, signed with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent in 2018. He's also spent time with the Cardinals (2018-2020), Lions (2020) and Vikings (2020). In 22 career games, Jones has recorded 41 tackles and six passes defensed. In 2020, he played one game for the Lions and eight games for the Vikings. Jones played 45 games over a four-year career at Nebraska.

OL Elijah Nkansah
Claimed off waivers from the Colts, Nkansah (6-5, 315) re-joined the Titans, who originally signed with the team as an undrafted college free agent in 2018. He was waived following training camp and signed to the practice squad by the Seattle Seahawks. He played in one game for the Seahawks during the 2018 season. Over the last two seasons (2019-20), he spent time on the practice squads for Seattle and Houston. Nkansah signed a futures contract with Indianapolis in 2021 but was waived last month by the team. He earned All-MAC honors at Toledo as a senior left tackle.

WR Fred Brown
Brown (6-1, 195) has 14 games of NFL experience since entering the league as an undrafted college free agent in 2017. During his time in the NFL, he has spent time with Indianapolis, Los Angeles Rams and Denver, and collected two receptions for 21 yards and five special teams stops. In 2020, he spent the majority of the season on Denver's practice squad. As a college player at Mississippi State, Brown totaled 50 receptions for 785 yards and five touchdowns in 23 games.

RB Brian Hill
Hill (6-1, 219) joined the Titans last week after four seasons with the Atlanta Falcons. Over his NFL career, Hill has rushed for 982 yards and three touchdowns on 209 carries (4.7 yards/carry). Additionally, he has posted 38 receptions for 313 yards and a touchdown. In 16 games last year for the Falcons, Hill tallied 465 rushing yards and one touchdown on 100 carries, and also added 25 receptions for 199 yards. Hill was drafted by the Falcons in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft and spent six games with Cincinnati before re-joining the Falcons. During his college career at Wyoming, he totaled 4,287 rushing yards and 35 touchdowns during his three-year career.

DB Greg Mabin
Mabin (6-1, 200) re-joined the Titans after two stints on the practice squad last season. He is a veteran of 34 NFL games over a four-year NFL career with Tampa Bay, Buffalo, San Francisco, Cincinnati and Jacksonville. He has registered 41 tackles, six passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. In the final five games of the 2020 season with the Jaguars, he started four games at corner. Mabin was an undrafted college free agent, who signed with the Buccaneers in 2017. He was a three-year starter at Iowa.

LB Justin March
Signed last week, March (6-0, 222) brings 59 games of NFL experience, spending time with Dallas, Seattle, Miami and Kansas City. During his career, he has totaled 45 tackles and 25 special teams stops. Last year in Dallas, March played in 16 games and tallied five special teams tackles, which ranked fourth on the team. He was a three-year starter at Akron, where he recorded 250 tackles, 3.5 sacks and four interceptions. He entered the NFL as an undrafted college free agent with the Chiefs in 2015.

DB Quenton Meeks
Meeks (6-1, 209), who entered the NFL as an undrafted college free agent with Jacksonville in 2018, played in eight games during his rookie season with the Jaguars. In his career with the Jaguars and L.A. Chargers, he has totaled eight tackles and two passes defensed in 14 games. In 2020, he split the season between the Chargers and Jaguars, playing in six total games. During a three-year college career at Stanford, Meeks played in 39 games and tallied 122 tackles, 18 passes defensed and seven interceptions, including two returned for touchdowns.

NFL Draft

  • CB Caleb Farley (Virginia Tech)
  • OL Dillon Radunz (North Dakota State)
  • ILB Monty Rice (Georgia)
  • CB Elijah Molden (Washington)
  • WR Dez Fitzpatrick (Louisville)
  • OLB Rashad Weaver (Pittsburgh)
  • WR Racey McMath (LSU)
  • S Brady Breeze (Oregon)

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