Report: Andre Johnson will sign with Titans
The Tennessee Titans will sign veteran receiver Andre Johnson, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports.
The two sides have agreed to a two-year deal, with the Titans absorbing some of the $2.5 million in salary the Colts owed the receiver, according to Schefter.
Johnson visited the Titans earlier in the week for a workout.
Johnson, 35, caught 41 passes for 503 yards and four touchdowns last season with the Colts.
“When you’re looking at these guys, you’re looking at ‘what did you do lately?’” Titans head coach Mike Mularkey said of Johnson on Tuesday. “And last year, in Indy—he wasn’t a full-time starter—he had (41) catches, (24) of them were for 10 yards or more. “That’s pretty significant. That’s pretty good numbers. And still productive. Still looks like he can play.”
Johnson made 14 starts last season, but posted one of his worst statistical seasons of his career in his lone year as a Colt. He spent his first 12 professional seasons with the Texans, and has totaled 14,100 yards on 1,053 career catches, including 68 scores.
The Titans finished the 2015 season with a 3-13 record under quarterback Marcus Mariota, who is entering his second season in the NFL.