Delanie Walker, Titans Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

May 6, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Tennessee Titans and tight end Delanie Walker agreed to terms on a multiyear contract extension Friday, per Jim Wyatt of the team's official website.
According to ESPN.com's Adam Schefter, it's a two-year extension worth up to $14.7 million, including $8.2 million guaranteed.
Walker was slated to become an unrestricted free agent following the 2016 season, per Spotrac, so securing his services long-term before he hit the open market was a prudent decision by the Titans front office.
After the deal was announced, Titans general manager Jon Robinson explained why the move was a no-brainer, per the team's official release:
Delanie is an integral piece of the offense. In my short time around him, he came in and bought into our philosophy of what Titan football is going to be about. Obviously he's a Pro Bowl player with great individual statistics, but his commitment and his desire and willingness to compete to the team concept of wanting to win is as important. We a...

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