|Former Packers FB |
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Titans traded a future draft pick to the Green Bay Packers for fullback Quinn Johnson to replace Ahmard Hall during his four-game suspension.
The 6-foot-1, 263-pound Johnson has played in 20 NFL games, including four starts last season for the Packers.
The Titans have a roster exemption for star running back
Before Saturday's deadline to trim rosters to 53 players, Tennessee placed receiver
Tennessee also waived receiver Justin Gage, safety Robert Johnson, cornerback Frank Walker, guard Ryan Durand and defensive end Pannel Egboh.
With the release of Johnson, the Titans now have cut three draft picks from last year's class in the past two days. Tennessee waived sixth-round pick Myron Rolle and linebacker Rennie Curran, a third-round pick, on Friday. But they kept all nine of this year's draft picks, including a pair of seventh-rounders in defensive tackle
"With 17 new players on this year's roster, I think we have upgraded a number of positional groups with a combination of free agents and rookies,'' Reinfeldt said.