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Julius Chestnut: Rejoins practice squad
Chestnut signed with the Titans' practice squad Tuesday, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports.
Chestnut was on the team's 53-man roster, but he was waived from it Saturday. He now rejoins the team, but this time on the practice squad. He'll use the opportunity to earn a chance to get back on the active roster.... See More ... See Less
Julius Chestnut: Exits Tennessee
Chestnut has been waived by the Titans, John Glennon of SI.com reports.
Assuming Chestnut clears waivers, he will be a likely candidate to land back on Tennessee's practice squad. He did not see any offensive snaps during the first three weeks of the season.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Julius Chestnut: Tallies 10 carries in preseason win
Chestnut carried the ball 10 times for 35 yards in Saturday's preseason win over Tampa Bay. He added two receptions for 10 yards.
Chestnut was the third Tennessee back to earn a touch, behind both Dontrell Hilliard and Hassan Haskins. He had a few significant runs late in the game that helped pad his yardage total, and he also made a tackle on special teams. The latter is his likeliest path to a roster spot, as he appears to be buried on the depth chart behind Derrick Henry and both Hilliard and Haskins.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Julius Chestnut: Mixed bag in preseason opener
Chestnut rushed seven times for 44 yards and secured his only target for 12 yards in the Titans' 23-10 preseason loss to the Ravens on Thursday night. He also lost a fumble.
Chestnut's efficiency on a per-touch basis was impressive, although he did short-circuit the Titans' second drive with a fumble that ultimately led to the Ravens' first touchdown. The undrafted free agent has an uphill battle for a roster spot, but the miscue aside, Chestnut largely was able to carry over the momentum he'd generated in camp practices, and Turron Davenport of ESPN.com reports head coach Mike Vrabel was pleased with how well the rookie bounced back from the early mistake. The Sacred Heart alum will look to continue making his case in the Titans' exhibition clash against the Buccaneers a week from Saturday night.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-11, 228 lbs|
|Birthplace: Bowie, MD|
|School: Sacred Heart|