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Titans Plan to Exercise 5th-Year Option on QB Marcus Mariota

Posted Apr 18, 2018

The Titans plan to exercise the fifth-year option on quarterback Marcus Mariota, which keeps him under contract in Tennessee through the 2019 season.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Titans plan to exercise the fifth-year option on quarterback Marcus Mariota, which keeps him under contract in Tennessee through the 2019 season.

“The plan is over the next couple of days to exercise Marcus Mariota’s fifth-year option,” Titans general manager Jon Robinson said on Wednesday. “He is an important part of this team, as are a lot of players.

“We’re excited to have him around here for the next couple of years and hopefully after the next season we can start to figure something out to keep him around even longer.”

Mariota, the second overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, has thrown for 9,476 yards with 58 touchdowns and 34 interceptions in his first three seasons, with a 61.8 completion percentage and a passer rating of 88.6.

The deadline to declare the fifth-year option for players drafted in the 2015 NFL Draft is May 3.