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Tennessee Titans to host two veteran safeties

The Tennessee Titans are scheduled to host free-agent safeties Yeremiah Bell and Chris Crocker on Tuesday, Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reports.

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Bell, 34, has spent his entire nine-year NFL career with the Miami Dolphins, who selected him in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft out of Eastern Kentucky. Bell led the Dolphins in tackles in each of the last four seasons and was named to the 2009 AFC Pro Bowl roster, but the Dolphins released him March 19 for salary-cap reasons.

Crocker also entered the NFL in 2003, with the Cleveland Browns selecting him in the third round out of Marshall. Crocker has 476 tackles, 13 sacks and 10 interceptions in a 126-game career with the Browns, Atlanta Falcons, Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals, where he has spent the last four seasons.

First-year Titans secondary coach Brett Maxie coached Crocker in Atlanta in 2006 and tutored Crocker and Bell with the 2007 Dolphins.

The Titans re-signed Jordan Babineaux and placed the franchise tag on Michael Griffin, but the team lacks depth behind those two projected starters. Griffin has yet to sign his $6.212 million tender, and adding an experienced safety to the roster would guard against a potential training-camp holdout.

UPDATE: Bell also is scheduled to meet with the Kansas City Chiefs on Wednesday, according to ESPN.

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