Titans agree to terms with wide receiver Eric Decker

Titans agree to terms with wide receiver Eric Decker

Just under two weeks after his release from the Jets, the versatile receiver has agreed to a one-year deal with the Titans, according to multiple reports.

Decker spent three seasons with the Jets after playing his first four years with the Broncos.

He was limited to three games last season but caught 80 passes for 1,027 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2015. That span also included a total of 41 receiving touchdowns, which is an average of just over 10 touchdowns per year. After being placed on injured reserve, he had surgery to fix his shoulder and a labral tear and lesion in his left hip, sources told Newsday last season. Decker returned to the team's offseason program, however, as a full participant.

The Titans have made it a priority to surround quarterback Marcus Mariota with more talent the past two offseasons.

"From a strength standpoint, I'm good".

Decker is coming off an injury-plagued season in 2016.

In seven National Football League seasons, he has 385 receptions for 5,253 yards and 52 touchdowns. Decker could be the reliable target that Mariota hasn't always had. Tennessee also has Delanie Walker, a veteran tight end who was the second-leading receiver past year.

Still, some team could really want him and over pay to get him. Davis can play in the slot and on the perimeter. He can line up along the offensive line to deliver bone-crushing blocks, and he is an explosive receiving threat. Rishard Matthews, Harry Douglas, Eric Weems and Tajae Sharpe are also on the roster. The team saved $7.25 million in salary-cap space by releasing the 30-year-old. He visited with the Titans on Wednesday, but left without signing a contract.



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