Johnathan Cyprien Drawing Interest

Former Titans and Jaguars safety Johnathan Cyprien is now recovered and cleared from last season’s knee injury, a source tells ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter (on Twitter). Schefter hears that teams are interested in him and it is expected that he will land a deal before training camp. 

The Titans released Cyprien in early March with a failed phyiscal designation. Cyprien was set to resume his role as the club’s starting strong safety in 2018, but the 28-year-old (29 in July) suffered a torn ACL before the season started.

Cyprien is talented, but injuries have held him back in recent years. In 2017, a hamstring ailment limited him to just ten games.

Cyprien joined the Titans in ’17 on a four-year, $25MM free agent deal. The pact had just $9MM guaranteed, however, and the Titans saved $5.25MM against just $1.5MM in dead money by releasing him in the spring.

The advanced metrics have never been high on Cyprien, but evaluators still view him as an effective stopper in the secondary.

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