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Jason McCourty Released by Titans After 8 Seasons

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistApril 13, 2017

NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 23: Jason McCourty #30 of the Tennessee Titans in action against the Indianapolis Colts during the game at Nissan Stadium on October 23, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Colts defeated the Titans 34-26. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Joe Robbins/Getty Images

After eight seasons with the Tennessee Titans, cornerback Jason McCourty has been released by the team. 

ESPN's Paul Kuharsky reported McCourty's release. McCourty posted a goodbye message to Tennessee fans on Instagram:

He was entering the final season of his contract and was due to make $7 million, per Spotrac.

Per Vinnie Ronca, McCourty finished last season with a coverage grade of 74.1 after posting a career-worst 39.1 mark in 2015. 

McCourty was a sixth-round pick by the Titans in 2009. He appeared in 15 games as a rookie and became a full-time starter in 2011. 

In 14 games last season, McCourty recorded two interceptions and 12 passes defended, per Pro Football Reference

 

For more news, rumors and related stories about Jason McCourty, Tennessee Titans and the NFL, check out the NFL and Titans streams on Bleacher Report's app.

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