The Tennessee Titans worked out veteran guard Deuce Lutui on Monday and apparently have plans to sign him to their active roster, according to the player.
Lutui was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in 2006 and spent six seasons there, playing in 93 games, before signing with the Seattle Seahawks in the off-season.
He was released by the Seahawks, and the Titans brought him in for a workout. The two sides are now talking contract.
Lutui, 29, has familiarity with Titans coach Mike Munchak who coached him at the Senior Bowl when the Tennessee staff directed one of the teams there in 2006. Lutui played college football at Southern California.
The Titans already have nine offensive linemen on the active roster, but tackle Mike Otto is recovering from hand surgery and having arthroscopic surgery on his knee. Starting guard Leroy Harris has been limited in practice lately with a sore knee.
With Lutui being a vested veteran, it is possible the Titans might wait until after week one of the season to bring him on board. That way the team would not have to guarantee his full 2012 salary.
Practice squad additions
The Titans added two more players to their practice squad, signing receiver Vidal Hazleton, who had been with the Cincinnati Bengals in camp, and running back Darren Evans, who spent camp and preseason with the Indianapolis Colts.
The Titans still have one practice squad spot open.