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Titans offer Canty a contract, he’s still looking around

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The Giants cut Chris Canty because they didn’t want to pay him $6.25 million next season.

While he might not make that much anywhere else, he at least has an option now.

According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennesseean, Canty was offered a contract during his visit to the Titans, but will continue to “explore his options.”

Canty’s also going to meet with the Chiefs, and could be of interest to other teams as well.

The 30-year-old defensive tackle struggled with injuries last year, but he’s been a good player throughout his career. The fact he’s scheme-flexible (able to play end in a 3-4 or tackle in a 4-3) makes him more attractive to the market as a whole.

And while he might not earn at his previous rate, he now has a starting point for future negotiations.

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7 Responses to “Titans offer Canty a contract, he’s still looking around”
  1. vilelabyrinth says: Feb 13, 2013 2:01 PM

    if Ratliff is cut, the cowboys should look at bringing canty back..

  2. randyschwimmer7 says: Feb 13, 2013 2:05 PM

    Can you blame him? He wants to go to a winning team.

  3. ccjcsr says: Feb 13, 2013 2:09 PM

    Good Player although he’s getting the “injury label” added to him.

  4. sportsnut101 says: Feb 13, 2013 2:24 PM

    Meaning he wants a chance on a winning team. Even though titans weren’t that bad

    Hey green bay ur def sucks u might want to add him

  5. justintuckrule says: Feb 13, 2013 2:29 PM

    Translation…he’s waiting for another SB contender to come calling. Can’t say I blame him.

  6. saintlaron says: Feb 13, 2013 4:01 PM

    Chris Canty is the type of guy you want in your locker room. Also a very under-rated player that is often double teamed on run downs. Best thing about him though IMO is that where ever he lands he will be a class act & a LEADER in the community.

  7. nananatman says: Feb 13, 2013 6:25 PM

    That was a surprise cut for me as a fan, he did look good on the field when he played.

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