Titans agree to terms with ex-Broncos LB Woodyard

Titans agree to terms with ex-Broncos LB Woodyard (Image 1)
Titans agree to terms with ex-Broncos LB Woodyard (Image 1)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a multiyear deal with free-agent linebacker Wesley Woodyard, who spent the last six years with the Denver Broncos.

After arriving in the NFL in 2008 as an undrafted free agent from Kentucky, Woodyard developed into a six-time team captain for the Broncos. During the 2012 season, Woodyard was the only player in the NFL to have at least 100 tackles, five sacks and three interceptions.

In a release announcing the move Friday, Titans general manager Ruston Webster said “Wesley is a player who has experience playing in both 3-4 and 4-3 systems, and in our new scheme he fits as one of the inside linebackers. He is smart and fast.”

Webster also praised the 27-year-old Woodyard's leadership qualities and intangibles.

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