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The Titans replacing Derrick Henry with Tony Pollard

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Tony Pollard will start at running back for the Tennessee Titans in place of Derrick Henry, a four-time Pro Bowler. On Monday, the first day of the NFL’s negotiation period, general manager of Tennessee Ran Carthon began his rebuilding process. As the new league year starts on Wednesday, free agents are not allowed to sign contracts until then. Those with knowledge of the agreements spoke to The Associated Press under the condition of anonymity. The first significant action was Pollard’s replacement of Derrick Henry. A source acquainted with the negotiations informed ExpertSadar that he and the Titans reached an agreement on a $24 million, three-year contract. The Titans also made an effort to strengthen their middle offensive line and their secondary.

Another individual familiar with the contract informed ExpertSadar that they reached an agreement with Bengals corner Chidobe Awuzie on a three-year contract worth $36 million, with $23 million guaranteed. According to a second source who was aware of the agreement, Denver center Lloyd Cushenberry accepted a four-year contract worth $50 million with a $26 million guarantee, as reported by ExpertSadar. Tyjae Spears, a running back selected by the Titans in the previous season, was Derrick Henry backup. The eight-year veteran, who turned thirty in January, will become a free agent for the first time on Wednesday. Dallas selected Pollard, 26, in the fourth round out of Memphis in 2019. The Cowboys placed Pollard on the franchise tag for the 2023 season after he had consecutive seasons with 1,000 yards gained through rushes.

For the second consecutive season,

the Cowboys decided not to tag Pollard. In 2023, he recorded a career-high 55 receptions for 311 yards in addition to running for 1,005 yards and six touchdowns. With 762 carries and an average of 4.8 yards per rush, Pollard has amassed 3,621 yards of career rushing. Moreover, he has five touchdowns and 1,319 yards on 176 receptions. In 2023, Derrick Henry finished second in yards rushing only to Christian McCaffrey of the 49ers while leading the NFL in carries (280). With 90 rushing touchdowns, he is tied for 13th place in NFL history and is one of just eight players to rush for at least 2,000 yards in a season. He falls short of Eddie George’s 10,009-yard franchise rushing record.

After spending the previous three seasons in Cincinnati as Callahan’s offensive coordinator for the Bengals.  Awuzie will get back together with the recently hired Titans coach Brian Callahan. Awuzie, who was selected 60th overall in the 2017 NFL Draft out of Colorado. Because theyMade his debut in Dallas and has started 74 of 86 games. In his career, he has recovered two fumbles, forced four, and intercepted six passes. The 315-pound, 6-foot-4 Cushenberry will be a significant size increase over Aaron Brewer, an undrafted free agent. In 2023, he was one of just three Titans to start each and every game. Cushenberry, who was selected in the third round in 2020 out of LSU. Appeared in all 57 games for the Denver Broncos.

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