Titans safety Johnathan Cyprien to miss 2018 season due to knee injury
According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Titans will visit with four veteran safeties on Friday
According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Titans will visit with four veteran safeties on Friday: Former San Francisco 49er Eric Reid, former New Orleans Saint Kenny Vaccaro, former Pittsburgh Steeler Mike Mitchell and former Baltimore Raven Lardarius Webb.
Cyprien injured his left knee during Wednesday's practice. Vrabel said the injury occurred in a non-contact situation.
"Devastated to tell you that after checking him out, he tore his ACL and he will be out for the year," Vrabel said of Cyprien. "It's tough for me as a new head coach to watch guys work extremely hard in the offseason and care about the team and play hard and do everything we ask them to do and not get a chance to experience the NFL season this year."
"What these ACLs are, I've never had one, but it's fairly non-contact with that injury," Vrabel said. "Just running and making a football movement, a football play, and unfortunately the knee didn't respond well."
Vrabel had told reporters the Titans hoped to bring in Reid for a workout. Reid has been vocal about his opinion that teams declined to sign him in the offseason because of his past protests during the national anthem.
Vrabel said Demontre Hurst will fill in at Cyprien's spot and Kendrick Lewis will receive more work.
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