Former Jets WR Eric Decker signs deal with Titans, per report

Former New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker has signed a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Decker joins a talented Tennessee offense that features former No. 2 overall pick Marcus Mariota under center, running back Demarco Murray, and pass catchers Delanie Walker and Corey Davis.

Signing Decker caps off a solid offseason for Tennessee, which instantly put itself in the 2017 AFC playoff picture. In 2016, the Titans finished 9-7, second place in the AFC South, and were on the verge of a division title before Mariota’s season-ending injury in Week 16.

The 30-year-old wide receiver spent three seasons with the Jets before he became another member of New York’s veteran purge, which included fellow wide receiver Brandon Marshall.

In 2015, Decker and Marshall combined to put up stellar numbers, racking up a combined 189 receptions, 2,529 receiving yards and 26 touchdowns. The duo led the NFL in catches and touchdowns and finished second in yards.

Decker’s attempt at a fifth consecutive 900+ yard season came to an unfortunate end early in 2016, when he injured his right shoulder in Week 3. He also underwent hip surgery in October.

Although he spent just three seasons in green and white, Decker wrapped up his tenure with New York 26th on its all-time receiving yards list and 15th in receiving touchdowns.

About Max Marcilla

Max is a sophomore broadcast journalism major at the University of Maryland. He is the news director for WMUC Sports, a reporter for The Left Bench TV and the co-owner of New York Jet Fuel, a site dedicated to covering the New York Jets. You can contact Max at mmarcilla98@gmail.com and follow him on Twitter @MMarcilla98.

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