Tennessee’s NASHVILLE The Tennessee Titans released veteran left tackle Taylor Lewan, wide receiver Robert Woods, inside linebacker Zach Cunningham, and kicker Randy Bullock on Wednesday in an effort to stay under the salary threshold.
Prior to Wednesday’s actions, the Titans were around $23.3 million above the salary cap. The Titans saved around $37.7 million against their cap by cutting loose Lewan ($14.8 million), Woods ($12 million), Cunningham ($8.9 million), and Bullock ($2 million).
The No. 11 choice in the 2014 draught was offensive guard Lewan, a three-time Pro Bowl selection. Lewan, who is 31 years old, was about to begin the last year of a five-year, $80 million deal that he signed in 2018.
Lewan said on his own Twitter account, “I hope I accomplished enough to make something all the Titan fans can be proud of, I love you all.
The Titans’ roster’s longest-tenured player was the nine-year veteran. Lewan was only able to participate in 20 games over the last three seasons because to two ACL operations he had in a three-year period.
Lewan suffered his most recent ACL rupture against the Buffalo Bills in Week 2 of the previous campaign.
He had a failed physical designation and was freed.
Last year, the Titans acquired Woods from the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for a sixth-round selection in 2023. Woods had just had ACL surgery in November 2021.
Woods, 30, overcame the injury and participated in all 17 games last year. In his lone season with the Titans, 10-year veteran Woods had 53 catches for 527 yards and two scores.
When Cunningham, 28, was released by the Houston Texans in 2021, Tennessee grabbed him off waivers. The most of last season, Cunningham missed due to an elbow ailment. In 2022, he participated in only six games, although he recorded 24 tackles.
Cunningham was likewise given a failed physical designation and freed.
Bullock, 33, converted 17 of 20 field goal tries and 28 of 28 extra point attempts in the previous campaign.
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