Debate: New coach = new hope?
Which of the seven new head coaches has the best chance at making the postseason in 2012? Our analysts debate. More ...
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.
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.