Tennessee Titans sign linebacker Shaun Phillips

Defensive end Shaun Phillips #90 of the Denver Broncos defends against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 13, 2013
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The Tennessee Titans confirm the signing of linebacker Shaun Phillips on a multi-year deal.

The Tennessee Titans have confirmed the signing of unrestricted free agent linebacker Shaun Phillips on a deal to last several years.

Titans general manager Ruston Webster said that Phillips will add an extra element to the club's defense with his ability to play in a number of formations.

"Shaun is an athletic pass rusher, who has been a productive player his entire career," Webster told the club's official website.

"His flexibility is an asset as well - being raised as a 3-4 linebacker and having success in as a 4-3 end last year. He will add to our mix of pass rushers and improves that group from a production and experience standpoint."

Phillips has played for the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos in his career so far.

 Tommy Smith, President of the Tennessee Titans addresses the media at the Saint Thomas Sports Park on January 14, 2014
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