Titans Add Three to Roster, Place Three on Reserve/COVID-19 List 


NASHVILLE – The Titans have added three players to the roster while placing three more on the team's Reserve/COVID-19 list.

Running back Javian Hawkins, linebacker Cassh Maluia and defensive back Nate Brooks have all been added to the roster.

Meanwhile, quarterback Ryan Tannehill, tight end Geoff Swaim and linebacker Justin March-Lillard have been added to the team's Reserve/COVID-19 list.

Center Aaron Brewer, meanwhile, has passed his physical and has been cleared to practice.

Lastly, defensive lineman Kyle Peko has been placed on Injured Reserve.

Hawkins (5-9, 196) entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with the Atlanta Falcons in 2021 and was released by the team on Tuesday. He carried the ball 10 times for 48 yards with a long rush of 30 yards during the Falcons first two preseason contests. Hawkins played three seasons at the University of Louisville and registered 399 carries for 2,499 yards with 16 rushing touchdowns and logged 21 receptions for 189 yards with a score.

Brooks (6-0, 192) originally signed with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2019. He spent the majority of his rookie campaign on the New England Patriots' practice squad before being signed by the Miami Dolphins to their active in December 2019. He saw action in three games with two starts at cornerback as a Dolphin and registered 11 tackles and two passes defensed. The North Texas product joined the Baltimore Ravens' practice squad in 2020 and was elevated to the active roster for one contest. He spent the 2021 training camp with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before being released by the team on Sunday.

Maluia was selected by the New England Patriots in the sixth round (204th overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft. He played nine games primarily on special teams as a rookie with the Patriots in 2020. He was released by the squad on Tuesday. The University of Wyoming product played in 50 games with 38 starts for the Cowboys and tallied 198 tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss, four interceptions, nine pass defensed, 1.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries during his four-year collegiate career.

The Reserve/COVID-19 list was created for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. Clubs may not disclose whether player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID-19.

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