The Oakland Raiders released star cornerback Stanford Routt yesterday, in a move that shocked the league. During the 2010 NFL season, Routt had the best completion percentage for a cornerback, with only 39.4 percent of passes thrown his way being completed. Routt was the reason the Raiders let their other star cornerback, Nnamdi Asomugha, go via free agency this past offseason.
He's already scheduled to meet with the Buffalo Bills, as well as the Tennessee Titans. The Titans will most likely be looking for a new cornerback this offseason, but Routt isn't going to fit the bill. Here are three reasons why: