Originally written on Fox Sports Tennessee  |  Last updated 3/27/12
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For a team that went all in on Peyton Manning, largely at the behest of owner Bud Adams, and lost, the Tennessee Titans recovered pretty nicely. The Titans' biggest need in free agency was not at the quarterback position, though snagging an elite player like Manning at the position was something that could not have been turned away. Instead, the Titans filled the biggest gap on the roster, one day after Manning went to Denver, by signing Kamerion Wimbley to serve as a pass-rushing defensive end. In order to land Wimbley, who was released just a few days prior by the Oakland Raiders, the Titans put together a five-year, 35 million package, dropping a 9 million signing bonus into the deal and including 13.5 million of guaranteed money in the first two years of the deal. The Titans wasted no time in pursuing Wimbley once the Raiders dumped him. Tennessee had missed out on the possibilities of pursuing Mario Williams and John Abraham because they were tied up in the wait on Manning....
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