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)
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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


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