Titans release Brent Urban

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Tennessee Titans released defensive end Brent Urban. He played in four games with the team this season.

He joined the Titans in the off-season. Urban was slated to make $850,000 this season before his release.

Former Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman Brent Urban tackles Marcus Murphy against the New Orleans Saints
Brent Urban tackles Marcus Murphy against the New Orleans Saints (Getty Images)

He appeared in 22 defensive snaps and three special teams snaps in the Titans 16-0 loss in Week 6 to the Denver Broncos. The 22 defensive snaps were the most he seen during his four games with the team this season.

Urban played in 11 defensive snaps against the Cleveland Browns in the season-opener. Then, he had 14 defensive snaps against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 3.

Before the Broncos game, Urban had 15 defensive snaps against the Atlanta Falcons.

He did not appear in more than 22% of the team’s special teams snaps in a game. In his last two games, he appeared in seven special teams snaps for 28% of the total snaps.

However, in his first game with the Titans, he appeared in seven snaps alone and appeared in 22% of the team’s special teams snaps in the win over the Browns.

Urban was a fourth-round draft pick by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2014 NFL Draft. He spent five seasons with the Ravens from 2014 through 2018.

In his career, he has appeared in 45 games, including 19 starts. He has 52 tackles, including seven tackles for a loss and four quarterback hits.

He has 3.5 sacks – none since the 2018 season – and five pass deflections.

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