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Titans Sign Veteran WR Andre Johnson To Two-Year Deal

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Tennessee Titans are signing veteran WR Andre Johnson to a contract on Friday.

  • Schefter adds that Johnson receives a two-year contract from the Titans.
  • Johnson is still owed $2.5 million from the Colts for the 2016 season, but the deal includes offset language, so the Titans will pick up a portion of this figure.

The Titans brought Johnson in for a visit a few days ago, so he was clearly on their radar. Tennessee becomes the third AFC South team Johnson has played for his in his career.

Johnson joins a young receiving corps in Tennessee and should be a great veteran presence for them this year.

Johnson, 34, if a former first-round pick of the Texans back 2003. After 12 years with the Texans, Johnson signed a three-year, $21 million contract that included $10 million guaranteed with the Colts last March.

However, he was unfortunately cut loose in a move that freed up $5 million in available cap space for the Colts.

In 2015, Johnson appeared in all 16 games and recorded 41 receptions for 503 yards receiving and four touchdowns for the Colts. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 60 receiver out of 121 qualifying players.

We had him featured in our Best Available Free Agents list.