The Titans announced that they have released cornerback Perrish Cox. Fellow corner Kalan Reed has been promoted from the practice squad to take his place.
Cox joined the Titans on a three-year, $15MM deal prior to the 2015 season. It’s safe to say that he hasn’t lived up to expectations in the last season-and-a-half. This year, Cox’s coverage has slipped to the point where the Titans would rather get rid of him altogether than to relegate him to a smaller role.
Despite his struggles as of late, Cox does have three interceptions on the year and he’s not that far removed from a solid 2014 campaign. In that contract year with San Francisco, Cox intercepted five passes. Before signing with the Titans in March 2015, Cox visited the Redskins, Browns, and Ravens. It’s possible that those teams will be among the clubs looking at the 29-year-old in free agency.
Reed, who spent part of his childhood in Nashville, was Mr. Irrelevant in the 2016 draft. Today, he has broken out of irrelevancy with a bump up to the Titans’ varsity squad.
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