Former Clevelandfirst-round pick has agreed to terms on a contract with the Tennessee Titans.
The move comes after head coach Mike Mularkey had second thoughts about his backup situation in the wake of Marcus Mariota's hamstring issue.
NFL.com reports that Weeden, who turns 34 in two weeks, will likely play a supporting role toif Cassel needs to start a game for the in the coming weeks. Cassel went 4-of-10 for 21 yards and two interceptions against the on Sunday.
Weeden was let go by thea little more than a month ago, having spent the previous two years as a backup or fill-in starter for Bill O'Brien. Weeden did not see the field at all in 2016 while the cycled between and .
and that the planned to be smart with their franchise quarterback. Given Mariota's ability to make plays in the running game, a hamstring injury might be more significant than normal. Should that be the case, the have two quarterbacks ready to fill in," noted NFL.com.