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Tennessee Titans conduct manager Mike Vrabel suggested clever reserve Johnathan Cyprien suffered a ripped ACL during Wednesday’s practice.
“I am ravaged to contend that he tore his ACL,” Vrabel pronounced Thursday, per ESPN.com’s Turron Davenport. “It’s tough for me as a new conduct manager examination guys work tough in a offseason, play tough and not get a possibility to knowledge a NFL deteriorate this year.”
Cyprien sealed a four-year, $25 million agreement with a Titans after heading a league’s safeties with 127 sum tackles in 2016. In fact, a 2013 second-round collect usually missed 4 games in 4 seasons with a Jacksonville Jaguars and amassed during slightest 104 sum tackles in any of those campaigns.
Yet, his continuance hasn’t translated to Nashville, where he missed 6 regular-season contests final year before pang this season-ending injury.
Cyprien generally provides a physical, in-the-box presence. Now, a Titans miss a interrelated square to Pro Bowl giveaway reserve Kevin Byard.
Kendrick Lewis is a many expected deputy on a roster, though he’s also nursing an injury, according to John Glennon.
So, Tennessee contingency scour giveaway agency. Fortunately, a reserve marketplace has been delayed in a development, and 3 starting options remain. According to Rapoport, Kenny Vaccaro, Mike Mitchell and Lardarius Webb are scheduled to visit. Eric Reid stays an choice as well, per Titans Online’s Jim Wyatt.
Of a three, Reid is a youngest (26 years old) and has a ideal ability set to reinstate Cyprien as a earthy box reserve with a coherence to play nickel linebacker.