Titans 2013 Salary Situation: Breaking Down Tennessee's Current Cap Status

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Titans 2013 Salary Situation: Breaking Down Tennessee's Current Cap Status
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Despite adding a free-agent safety and re-signing the team's long-time kicker, the Tennessee Titans will enter Tuesday's start to free agency with a sizable amount of available cap room.

Time will tell whether the Titans decide to use that space on its in-house free agents such as tight end Jared Cook and Sen'Derrick Marks or to make a splash on a big-name free agent or two on the open market.

According to Spotrac, the Titans have roughly $2.1 million* in cap space to work with (current through Thursday, March 21).

*Number is an estimate, based off average salaries of each new deal. Real number will likely be something different, but this estimate gives us a pretty good idea of how much the Titans will have left to spend. 

For real-time updates on all the Titans' free-agent activity, to be sure to check-in here

Here's how the Titans arrived at their current cap space (will update as signings, re-signings and releases come in):

March 21: The Titans signed safety Bernard Pollard to a one-year deal, per Josina Anderson. 

March 18: The Titans signed quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to a two-year deal, per Adam Schefter.

March 17: The Titans released quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, per Jim Wyatt

March 14: The Titans re-signed returner Darius Reynaud to a one-year deal, per Terry McCormick

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March 13: The Titans reached agreements with Moise Fokou (two years, $2.8 million) and Quinn Johnson on new deals. 

March 13: The Titans signed running back Shonn Greene for three years and $10 million, with $4.5 million guaranteed, per Adam Schefter. The deal averages $3.3 million a season. 

March 13: The Titans signed defensive lineman Sammie Lee Hill for three years and $11.4 million, with $4 million guaranteed, per Jason La Canfora. The deal averages $3.8 million a season. 

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March 12: The Titans signed guard Andy Levitre for six years and $46.5 million, per Adam Schefter of ESPN. He'll average $7.75 million a season, or the fourth-most among NFL guards. 

March 12: The Titans also signed tight end Delanie Walker to a four-year, $17.5 million deal, per Schefter. Averaged over the length of the deal, Walker's new contract will pay him $4.4 million a year. 

March 11: Guard Steve Hutchinson decided to retire from the NFL, per Jay Glazer of FOX Sports. The 35-year-old future Hall of Famer was scheduled to count as $6.75 million against the Titans cap next season, so he was unlikely to be back anyway. 

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March 7: The Titans re-signed kicker Rob Bironas with a two-year deal worth $6.75 million, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. Bironas will carry a cap number of $2.8 million next season, and his average of the two years is the third highest amongst kickers. 

March 7: The Titans re-signed defensive end Keyunta Dawson with a one-year deal, according to Jim Wyatt. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but could be expected to be close to the league minimum. 

February 22: The Titans agreed to terms with safety George Wilson, according to Wyatt. Tennessee locked up Wilson with a two-year deal worth $4 million. His cap hit in 2013 will be only $1.7 million. 

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