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Titans Cut 22 Players Including RB Bishop Sankey & WR Justin Hunter

The Tennessee Titans have begun the process of trimming their roster down to 53 players. Here’s the list of roster cuts up to this point:

  1. RB Bishop Sankey
  2. WR Justin Hunter
  3. RB Dexter McCluster
  4. FB Sam Bergen
  5. OL Jeremiah Poutasi
  6. OL Will Poehls
  7. WR Andrew Turzilli
  8. LB J.R. Tavai
  9. LB Curtis Grant
  10. CB B.W. Webb
  11. DB Marqueston Huff
  12. K Aldrick Rosas
  13. RB David Fluellen
  14. OL Tyler Marz
  15. OL Ronald Patrick
  16. WR Ben Roberts
  17. TE Jerome Cunningham
  18. TE Alex Ellis
  19. LB Justin Staples
  20. NT Antwaun Woods
  21. CB Kalan Reed
  22. DB Curtis Riley

We’ll have more names added to this post as the news is available.

McCluster, 27, was is in the final year of his three-year, $9 million contract that includes $4.5 million guaranteed. He was set to make a base salary of $2.275 million in 2016.

In 2015, McCluster ended with him appearing in 11 games and rushing for 247 yards on 55 carries (4.5 YPC) to go along with 31 receptions for 260 yards receiving and two total touchdowns. McCluster also contributed 502 total return yards.

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Huff, 24, was taken in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL draft by the Titans. He’s currently in the third year of his four-year, $2.654 million rookie rookie contract and stands to make base salaries of $600,000 and $690,000 over the remainder of the agreement.

In 2015, Huff appeared in all 16 games for the Titans and recorded 15 tackles, no interceptions and two pass defenses.

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Poutasi, 22, is a former third-round pick of the Titans back in May of last year. He’s in the second year of his four-year, $3.385 million contract and stands to make a base salary of $587,500 in 2016.

Last year, Poutasi appeared in 11 games for the Titans.

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Sankey, 23, was taken with the No. 54 overall pick in 2014. He’s in the third year of his four-year, $3.843 million contract and set to make a base salary of $769,408 in 2016.

In 2015, Sankey appeared in 13 games for the Titans and ran for 193 yards on 47 carries (4.1 YPC) to go along with 14 receptions for 139 yards receiving and two total touchdowns.

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Hunter, 25, was taken with the No. 34 overall pick by the Titans back in 2013. He’s in the final year of his four-year, $5.424 million rookie contract and set to make a base salary of $1,144,656 in 2016.

In 2015, Hunter appeared in nine games for the Titans and caught 22 passes for 264 yards receiving and a single touchdown.

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Tavai, 22, wound up signing on with the Titans as an undrafted free agent out of USC back in May of last year. He was waived with an injury settlement at the start of the season and was later added to their practice squad late into the season.

In 2015, Tavai appeared in four games and recorded three tackles, one sack and a forced fumble for the Titans.