Originally posted on Total Titans  |  Last updated 3/20/12
The Tennessee Titans buttressed their weakest position today, signing free agent defensive end/outside linebacker Kamerion Wimbley to a multi-year contract. Adam Caplan, who broke the signing, reports that it's a 5-year deal for $35 million, including $13.5 million guaranteed, $9 million signing bonus, and total 2012 compensation of $11.5 million.Wimbley was originally drafted by the Browns in the first round of the 2006 draft out of Florida State and spent the first four years of his career there as an outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense before joining the Raiders' version of the 4-3. At least in 2011, he played a mix of strongside outside linebacker, more or less the same position Akeem Ayers played for the Titans last year, and defensive end in the Raiders' nickel and dime packages. When he had his hand down, he played a mix of left defensive end and right defensive end, mostly the latter after RDE Matt Shaughnessy was lost early in the season. He had 7.0 sacks in 2011, 4.0 of th...
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