Johnathan Cyprien out for 2018 season with torn ACL

The Tennessee Titans lost their starting strong safety for the season.Johnathan Cyprien suffered a torn ACL, Titans coach Mike Vrabel said Thursday. Cyprien suffered the injury in on a non-contact play during Wednesday’s practice.Cyprien started 10 games for the Titans in 2017 after opening the season with a hamstring injury. The veteran compiled 57 tackles, one sack and one pass defended last year.After being selected 33rd overall in 2013, Cyprien struggled at times to open his career with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He morphed into a force in 2016 earning 127 tackles and four passes defended before signing in Tennessee last offseason.Cyprien’s absence leaves a hole in Tennessee’s backend, which will miss the run-stuffing enforcer.

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Final Day of Training Camp: By Alex Abernathy

The final practice of Titans training camp today happened alongside the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Amidst off and on rain, the teams remained on the outdoor fields and never moved inside.   The Titans offense got off to a slow start today in red zone one on ones. The teams went straight from one on ones…

Joint Practice #1 Recap: By Alex Abernathy and Eli Hiskey

To headline the day, there were no team brawls, so it was a positive day one from joint practices between the Titans and the Bucs. The day was spent with the Titans offense and Bucs defense on one field, and then the Titans defense and Bucs offense on another, until the final portion of practice…

Bubble Practice Recap: By Alex Abernathy and Eli Hiskey

Coach Vrabel took the team inside the bubble today for practice to help get them out of the sun a little before Tampa Bay comes to town for two joint practices on Wednesday and Thursday and then the preseason game vs. the Buccaneers on Saturday. The offense got off to a rocky start today with…

Titans Weekend Wrap-up: By Alex Abernathy and Eli Hiskey

Friday: Following the game at Green Bay on Thursday night, Mike Vrabel had a press conference to talk about his first preseason fame as a head coach. Vrabel was impressed by the play of Harold Landry including his strip sack. Cameron Batson’s aggressiveness while returning kicks also stuck out to the head coach. What Vrabel…