Titans Sign OLBs Brian Orakpo & Derrick Morgan

Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that the Titans have reached agreements with both Brian Orakpo and Derrick Morgan on Friday.

  • Wyatt has previously reported that the Titans were trying to get both players under contract.
  • Morgan’s deal is a four-year, $27 million agreement that includes an additional $3 million in incentives and $10.5 million guaranteed. (Mike Garafolo)
  • Orakpo’s deal is also a four-year agreement worth $32 million and includes $13.5 guaranteed. (Mike Garafolo)

Morgan, 26, is a former first-round pick of the Titans. He played out his five-year, $15,395,010 rookie contract that included $10.6 million guaranteed and is now prepared to test the open market in the next few months.

In 2014, Morgan recorded 63 tackles, 6.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, and seven pass defenses for the Titans over the course of 16 games. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 8 outside linebacker in a 3-4 system out of 46 qualifying players this past season.

Orakpo, 28, played out the 2014 season under the team’s franchise tag and is once again in line to be an unrestricted free agent. Last year, he made a salary of  $11.455 million.

In 2014, Orakpo recorded 24 tackles, a half sack and a pass defense over the course of seven games.

We have both players listed in our Top 100 Free Agents list.

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