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Tennessee Titans roster cuts following 2021 training camp

NFL teams are cutting down to the 53-player maximum. We’ll break down the moves as the Tennessee Titans sort out their roster decisions.

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The Tennessee Titans are the favorites to win the AFC South following their third preseason game. Ryan Tannehill, who is vaccinated, was placed on the reserve/COVID list, and the backup is unclear at this point in a camp battle between recent signing Matt Barkley and Logan Woodside.

Derrick Henry should carry a massive load out of the backfield once again as one of the few true workhorse backs in the NFL. Brian Hill was among the players hoping for a shot at the backup role, but he landed on the season-ending injured reserve. Darrynton Evans is likely the No. 2 back on the Titans with Mekhi Sargent, Jeremy McNichols and Javian Hawkins in the mix for running back depth.

The Titans have a high-level wide receiver duo with A.J. Brown and Julio Jones, and both are expected to be ready for Week 1. Josh Reynolds figures to be the No. 3 option followed by potential options including Dez Fitzpatrick, Chester Rogers, Marcus Johnson and Nick Westbrook-Ikhine.

Titans ​53-man roster following roster cuts

Tennessee Titans, 2021 53-man roster

Position Name
Position Name
C Tyler Larsen
C Chase Roullier
CB Kendall Fuller
CB William Jackson III
CB Bobby McCain
CB Torry McTyer
CB Darryl Roberts
DB Benjamin St-Juste
DE Montez Sweat
DE Shaka Toney
DE Casey Toohill
DE Chase Young
DL David Bada
DT Jonathan Allen
DT Matt Ioannidis
DT Daron Payne
DT Tim Settle
G Brandon Scherff
G Wes Schweitzer
K Dustin Hopkins
LB Jon Bostic
LB Jamin Davis
LB Cole Holcomb
LB Khaleke Hudson
LS Camaron Cheeseman
OL Sam Cosmi
OT Ereck Flowers
OT Charles Leno Jr.
P Tress Way
QB Kyle Allen
QB Ryan Fitzpatrick
QB Taylor Heinicke
RB Antonio Gibson
RB J.D. McKissic
RB Jaret Patterson
S Troy Apke
S Landon Collins
S Kamren Curl
S Deshazor Everett
S Darrick Forrest
T Saahdiq Charles
T Cornelius Lucas
T David Sharpe
TE John Bates
TE Sammis Reyes
TE Ricky Seals-Jones
TE Logan Thomas
WR Dyami Brown
WR DeAndre Carter
WR Adam Humphries
WR Terry McLaurin
WR Dax Milne
WR Curtis Samuel
WR Cam Sims
Reserve Injured
TE Dylan Cantrell
DE Jalen Jelks
OT Rick Leonard

*Player who was waived with an injury designation and has reverted back to the team’s injured reserve list

Titans ​​​​​roster cuts

  • RB Javian Hawkins
  • WR Fred Brown
  • WR Dez Fitzpatrick
  • WR Cody Hollister
  • WR Mason Kinsey
  • TE Miller Forristall
  • TE Gabe Holmes
  • TE Jared Pinkney
  • TE Deon Yelder
  • FB Tory Carter
  • OG Adam Coon
  • OT Brent Qvale
  • OL Paul Adams
  • OL Cole Banwart
  • OL Christian DiLauro
  • OL Derwin Gray
  • OL Chandon Herring
  • OL Ross Reynolds
  • OL Jordan Roos
  • DL Freedom Akinmoladun
  • DL Woodrow Hamilton
  • DL Naquan Jones
  • LB Jan Johnson
  • LB Cassh Maluia
  • LB Wyatt Ray
  • LB John Simon
  • CB Kevin Peterson
  • DB Briean Boddy-Calhoun
  • DB Nate Brooks
  • DB Jamal Carter
  • DB Reggie Floyd
  • DB Clayton Geathers
  • DB Maurice Smith
  • DB Tedric Thompson
  • K Tucker McCann*
  • P James Smith