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5 Free Agents the Tennessee Titans Should Still Sign

Tennessee Titans: 5 Free Agents Who Must Be Signed

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The Tennessee Titans have allowed Kenny Britt to pursue other opportunities and running back Chris Johnson is expected to be cut. While the talent available in free agency has quickly dwindled, the Titans need to take advantage of several key players who are still available. The Titans only won two games against AFC South opponents in 2013, and the division will only be more competitive in 2014.

These five free agents can improve the Titans.

5. Andre Brown

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5. Andre Brown

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Chris Johnson is not expected to be the running back for the Titans in 2014. With only Shonn Greene as a viable starting option, the Titans will need to build more depth behind Jackie Battle. Andre Brown has the same build as Greene, and he is a big bruiser who can add depth to the rushing attack.

4. Kevin Smith

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4. Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith Free Agent
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Obviously the running back pool is completely depleted. Whatever the plan is for the rushing attack, Kevin Smith could be used as a dual-threat running back. His best season was in 2008 when he rushed for 976 yards, scored eight rushing touchdowns and totaled 286 receiving yards. The 27-year-old Smith would be a cheap option that the Titans should consider.

3. Nate Burleson

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3. Nate Burleson

Nate Burleson Free Agent
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Kendall Wright and Nate Washington will be the main receivers in Tennessee, but who will be the signal caller in 2014 is still in question. Whether it's Jake Locker or a rookie draft pick, the starting quarterback will need more weapons in the passing attack. At age 32, Burleson would be a solid veteran option for the Titans to consider signing.

2. Champ Bailey

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2. Champ Bailey

Champ Bailey Free Agent
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With the loss of Alterraun Verner, the Titans need to address the cornerback position through the draft or free agency. Champ Bailey may only have one more year left in him, but he would allow the Titans to stay competitive until a permanent solution is found.

1. Terrell Thomas

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1. Terrell Thomas

Terrell Thomas Free Agent
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Along with the rest of the New York Giants, cornerback Terrell Thomas had a down year in 2013. This would help the Titans to perhaps get a discount on the cornerback, however, and it would provide them with a player who has a few good years left in the tank. In 2010, Thomas recorded 101 total tackles and five interceptions.