Two-time Super Bowl champion L’Jarius Sneed shrugs off injury concerns: ‘Nothing wrong with my knee’


The Tennessee Titans completed the 2023 season with simply six wins. The group completed the 2022 marketing campaign with a 7-10 report.

Mike Vrabel spent the previous six seasons as the pinnacle coach, however back-to-back dropping seasons spelled the top of his time with the franchise. The Titans employed Brian Callahan because the franchise’s subsequent head coach. 

The teaching change was simply one in every of a string of serious strikes Tennessee made this offseason because the group seems to get again on the profitable observe. Final month, Calvin Ridley determined to signal with the Titans. The one-time All-Professional will be a part of a large receiver room that already featured DeAndre Hopkins. 

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Newly acquired cornerback for the Tennessee Titans L’Jarius Sneed fields questions at his press convention at Ascension Saint Thomas Sports activities Park on April 2, 2024. (Denny Simmons/The Tennessean/USA TODAY NETWORK)

The Titans additionally added heart Lloyd Cushenberry to the roster, whereas working again Tony Pollard will fill at the least a few of the void within the backfield that was created by the departure of Derrick Henry

However, former Kansas City Chiefs cornerback L’Jarius Sneed marked the Titans’ splashiest defensive acquisition. Sneed and free agent signee Chidobe Awuzie will make up a formidable cornerback duo.

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Sneed has been sturdy over the previous three seasons, showing in 48 of a attainable 51 video games. Sneed missed the final sport of the 2023 common season because the Chiefs teaching workers determine to provide him and different starters a breather earlier than the playoffs kicked off.

L'Jarius Sneed reacts during a game

L’Jarius Sneed #38 of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs reacts after a play in the course of the second quarter towards the San Francisco 49ers throughout Tremendous Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium on February 11, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Steph Chambers/Getty Photos)

Nonetheless, Sneed’s well being has been a subject of dialog. The Chiefs positioned the franchise tag on Sneed, and he later was traded to the Titans. However previous to the commerce, rumors started to swirl saying Sneed handled a knee problem all through the 2023 season. Some even urged the knee drawback negatively impacted his commerce worth.

The Titans held Sneed’s introductory press convention on Tuesday, the place the star defensive again addressed the considerations surrounding his knee.

“Ain’t nothing incorrect with my knee. I am wonderful. I performed the entire season. Years earlier than that, I performed as effectively. I had a few issues, I had a banged-up knee earlier than, however I am good proper now. Nothing is de facto incorrect with my knee.”

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The Titans demonstrated their religion in Sneed by providing him a profitable four-year contract. Kansas Metropolis seemingly needed to maintain Sneed on their roster, however the reigning Tremendous Bowl champions face appreciable wage cap restraints.

Sneed completed final season with two interceptions and 78 tackles.

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