Roster Moves: Titans Add DBs Adrian Colbert, Elijah Benton While Waiving Two Others


NASHVILLE – The Titans have added a pair of defensive backs, including veteran safety Adrian Colbert.

In addition to Colbert, the Titans have also agreed to terms with safety Elijah Benton.

Also on Tuesday, the Titans waived former University of Tennessee defensive back Kenneth George while waiving/injured defensive back Michael Griffin II.

Colbert (6-2, 205, #32) is a veteran of 39 NFL games (22 starts) over five NFL seasons with San Francisco (2017-18), Miami (2019), New York Giants (2020), Cleveland (2021), New York Jets (2021). His career numbers include 109 tackles, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and 11 special teams stops. Colbert entered the NFL as a seventh-round selection by the 49ers in the 2017 NFL Draft. As a college player, he spent four years at the University of Texas and his final season at the University of Miami (Fla.).

Benton (6-1, 205, #39) entered the NFL as an undrafted college free agent with Cleveland in 2020, and played in one game for the Browns as a rookie. Last year, he spent time on the practice squad for New England, Seattle and the New York Jets. As a college player at Liberty, Benton tallied 205 tackles, two interceptions, nine passes defensed, one sack and one forced fumble over 44 career games (26 starts).

The Titans face the Ravens in the preseason opener on Thursday night in Baltimore.

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