GM Ruston Webster led an aggressive start to free agency that resulted in the signing of former Bills guard Andy Levitre, former 49ers tight end Delanie Walker, former Lions defensive tackle Samie Lee Hill, former Jets running back Shonn Greene and former Colts linebacker Moise Fokou.
In addition, the team corralled former Bills safety George Wilson and re-signed kicker Rob Bironas before the free agency period began.
“We want the right players, that’s the main thing. We have to get the players we know can perform and make us look like we’re a tough team to play against again,” Adams told Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean. “[General manager] Ruston [Webster] knows how I feel about this thing now….He is getting the job done.”
Webster said Adams gave his blessing for the team to be aggressive.
“It was actually fun to set a plan and then just go to it,” Webster said. “And these were the guys we targeted.”
And that was fine with Titans’ owner.
“We may have to pay some more money, but I’m in,” Adams said. “I’m ready to go with it.”
Adams, who recently turned 90, still has aspirations of the Titans becoming a consistent playoff contender.
“I may have a heart attack if we don’t,” he joked. “I just had my 90th birthday and somebody asked me, ‘Adams, how long are you going to stay at this thing?’ I said ‘I’ve made it 90, so I might as well go to 100.’ And I’d like to get in the playoffs and see some winning football over that stretch, too.
“I am excited. I feel pretty good about these guys we’ve got now. And we have the draft coming up, too. Things are looking up.”
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