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Shaun Phillips, Tennessee Titans strike two-year deal

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The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with former Denver Broncos defensive end Shaun Phillips on a two-year deal worth up to $6 million, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source involved in the deal. The team later announced that he signed the deal, and the contract includes $2.5 million in guarantees, per the Tennessean.

New coordinator Ray Horton has been seeking a proven edge rusher for his 3-4 defense since losing top target LaMarr Woodley to the Raiders.

Phillips, turning 33 in May, was the fallback option as the best available pass rusher. He's totaled 19.5 sacks over the last two seasons, shifting from outside linebacker in San Diego to defensive end in Denver.

Once the Broncos moved on to DeMarcus Ware, the Titans were Phillips' best fit.

Expect Phillips to work in a rotation with Akeem Ayers and Derrick Morgan -- leaving high-priced veteran Kamerion Wimbley as a candidate for release.

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