A 12 months ago, Rashard Davis was a single of the Tennessee Titans’ best offseason performers.
He will not get a likelihood to repeat.
Davis was one particular of two gamers the Titans introduced Monday, a working day soon after the summary of their rookie minicamp. Kalija Lipscomb, a large receiver out of Vanderbilt took element in that minicamp on a tryout basis and was signed, which effectively expense Davis his location.
Lipscomb (6-foot, 200) was an undrafted free of charge agent in 2020 who used time with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs and Eco-friendly Bay Packers very last year. He has yet to show up in an NFL typical year game. The 23-yr-aged ranks among the Vanderbilt’s all-time prime 10 for receptions (198), getting yards (2,356) and receiving touchdowns (22). As a junior in 2018, he led the Southeastern Meeting with 87 receptions.
Davis, 25, manufactured his NFL debut with Tennessee in the closing activity of 2019 and then made just one playoff visual appearance that year. He caught just one move for 16 yards and returned two punts for nine yards towards the Houston Texans in his frequent-year visual appearance and good caught two punts in the wild card victory about the New England Patriots.
Undrafted out of James Madison in 2017, he also has put in time with the Eagles and Raiders.
Mentor Mike Vrabel named Davis (5-9, 175) just one of the team’s 2020 offseason performers of the calendar year for his endeavours prior to instruction camp. Nonetheless, he was amongst the players slash when rosters ended up reduced to 53 for the start out of the normal time. He remained unsigned until the last week of December, when the Titans brought him again to the observe squad.
He was signed to a futures deal for 2021 times after a reduction to Baltimore in the wild card round of very last season’s playoffs.
In addition to Davis, linebacker Davin Bellamy was unveiled with a non-football personal injury classification. Tennessee signed Bellamy, who in three many years has been a exercise squad player for Houston and Cincinnati, to a futures agreement in January.