The Tennessee Titans have reached an agreement with former Bills offensive lineman Andy Levitre, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Former Bills G Andy Levitre has reached agreement in principle with the Titans on 5-year, $39 million deal.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2013
It was highly expected that the Titans would chase after him, and they did right off the bat. That also knocks one of the two guys I expected the Titans to sign in free agency off the list.
With this addition, the Titans are looking just that much better. Should the Titans bring back OL Fernando Velasco, they’ll only have one remaining position to fill at guard and then need to add depth.
After watching Jake Locker struggle under pressure (which was almost constant) in 2012 and with CJ struggling to find holes to run up the middle, the Titans made it their number one objective to strengthen the offensive line this offseason and made it clear. Whether the Titans will pursue the other starting offensive lineman via the draft or free agency is the only real question remaining.
In other free agency news, TE Jared Cook has been getting linked with the Miami Dolphins, who just lost Anthony Fasano to the Kansas City Chiefs. The Titans have been linked with Detroit Lions DT Sammy Hill, as well as the St. Louis Rams WR Danny Amendola.
Strange to see the Titans chasing after a WR instead of, say, a defensive end.
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