The Tennessee Titans and the representatives for free agent defensive end John Abraham are still talking and a deal between the two sides could come to fruition this week, according to a league source.
The Titans are in need of a situational pass rusher, and there are members of the Titans coaching staff who believe Abraham is a player who could help in that regard. Abraham, who celebrates his 35th birthday today, has put up 32.5 sacks over the past three seasons. Abraham had 10 sacks for the NFC South champion Atlanta Falcons a year ago.
However, another league source indicated that no deal between the Titans and Abraham is imminent right now.
The Titans have needed to add help at the defensive end, but have only made minor moves to bolster the pass rush thus far, drafting LSU’s Lavar Edwards in the fifth round and signing end Ropati Pitoitua, who is regarded as more of a run-stopper.
Over the weekend, Abraham sent out two tweets that said "retiring 13" and "done," but his agent said the defensive end is not retiring.
If the Titans sign Abraham, he would be the 13th free agent added to the roster this off-season.