Titans Bring Back Receiver/Returner Darius Jennings, and Promote WR Rashard Davis to 53-Man Roster


NASHVILLE – The Titans are bringing a familiar face back to the 53-man roster in receiver/return man Darius Jennings.

Jennings is one of two receivers added to the active roster, as the Titans on Monday also promoted receiver Rashard Davis from the practice squad.

To make room on the 53-man roster, the Titans waived running back Dalyn Dawkins and linebacker Nigel Harris.

The moves come one day after receivers Corey Davis and Kalif Raymond suffered injuries in the team's game against the Saints. On Monday, Titans coach Mike Vrabel said Davis and Raymond are in the concussion protocol and they'll be monitored throughout the week.

Jennings handled the team's kickoff return duties the first seven games of this season, returning seven kicks for a 21.0-yard average, before being released after Raymond was added. Jennings also had two catches for 17 yards.

Jennings handled kickoff returns for the Titans in 2018, returning 22 kicks for 698 yards (31.7 average), including a 94-yard return for a touchdown in a game at Miami. His 31.7-yard average set the franchise record.

Davis (5-9, 175) joined the team's practice squad last month. As a college player at James Madison, Davis totaled 114 receptions for 1,549 yards and 11 touchdowns in 50 career games. As a senior, he earned CAA Special Teams Player of the Year after posting 426 punt return yards on 15 returns.

With Derrick Henry among the team's inactives vs. the Saints, Dawkins carried the ball nine times for 24 yards after being promoted from the practice squad on Saturday. Harris played on special teams on Sunday after being promoted from the practice squad earlier in the week.

The Titans face the Texans on Sunday in Houston.

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