Michael Griffin Cut by Titans: Latest Comments and Reaction

February 9, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Tennessee Titans announced Tuesday they released veteran safety Michael Griffin, per Jim Wyatt of TitansOnline.com.
Griffin has spent the last nine years with the Titans, making two Pro Bowls—2008 and 2010. He played in 15 games this past year, making 101 combined tackles and intercepting one pass.
"I want to thank Griff for his time here with the organization," said head coach Mike Mularkey in the team's press release. "He was a leader who showed up to work every day in an effort to get better, and I appreciated his effort both on and off the field for this team. He touched a lot of people in this community and in our organization. I want to wish him the best, and I hope he will always be remembered as a great Titan."
Griffin rolled with the punches upon learning the news:
This is largely a cost-savings measure for Tennessee. According to NFL Trade Rumors, cutting Griffin will free up $6.5 million in cap space.
While his skills are diminishing, Griff...

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