Originally written February 16, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
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If your team is in need of a strong, physical and really reliable cornerback ready to make an instantaneous impact, you might want to learn a little about an All-Pro with the Tennessee Titans who’s set to enter 2012 NFL Free Agency. Often labeled one of the dirtiest players in the NFL, Cortland Finnegan is currently one of the most preeminent players at his position and is expected to collect plenty of interest on the open market. The 5-10, 188-pound cornerback was selected in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft.  He racked up 75 tackles with one sack and interception last season and has only missed three games in six seasons with the Titans. ESPN.com’s Paul Kuharsky, a former Tennessee beat reporter, believes the Titans will have a tough time bringing him back on a one-year deal or long-term contract due to his price tag.  ”I don’t think the Titans want him at anything near what he’ll be able to command,” Kuharsky said. Finnegan hasn’t heard from the Titans since the end of the...
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