Kenny Britt tweets he won’t be returning to Titans
A year ago, tight end Jared Cook decided to leave the Titans in order to test unrestricted free agency when the team wouldn’t pay him the money he desired. He rejected the tight end-position franchise tag and ended up signing a 5-year, $35.1 million deal with the Rams. Now, it appears that Kenny Britt could be taking his talents out of Tennessee today.
In his fifth year out of Rutgers, Britt is in the final season of his rookie contract, making him an unrestricted free agent in the spring of 2014. Apparently, his desire is to follow the same route as Cook, if one of his latest tweets is any indication.
Looks like the Titans pullin that Jared Cook card .. Looking like this the last year ill be sayin #TitanUp .. So lets make it a Great year
— Kenny Britt (@KennyBritt_18) September 17, 2013
Britt was benched during the Titans’ 30-24 overtime loss to Houston on Sunday. According to the Tennessean’s Jim Wyatt, the “coaches were tired of his mistakes and lackadaisical approach to blocking”. Britt drew a holding penalty for the second straight game.
While it’s doubtful that Britt would be motivated to leave Tennessee just because of that, he has had trouble staying on the field and making consistent contributions year in and year out. Britt’s best season came in 2010, when he had 775 yards receiving and 9 touchdowns in 12 games.
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