NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Titans are hoping their fourth returner this season finally is the player to fix their woes on special teams.
The Titans signed two-time Pro Bowl returner Leon Washington on Tuesday. By Wednesday, he was busy catching kicks and punts as Tennessee prepares for a visit to Indianapolis. Tennessee is trying to make a push for the franchise's first playoff berth since 2008.
Washington's predecessors have struggled.
Darius Reynaud cost Tennessee a safety on the first kickoff return of the season and also muffed a punt return. Devon Wylie was cut Tuesday after bobbling a punt. Damian Williams hurt his hip after taking over the job.
Coach Mike Munchak says Washington brings a lot of confidence to the position and believes he's exactly what the Titans needed.
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