The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Francisco.|||||||
A six-year NFL veteran, Francisco has played in 75 games with 23 starts. He has 131 tackles and four interceptions during his career with Arizona (2005-08) and Indianapolis (2009-10). The Cardinals and Colts both made the Super Bowl during seasons in which Francisco was on the roster.
The Panthers' special teams took a hit when they placed Francisco on injured reserve after he missed most of the preseason with a torn hamstring.|||||||
The Carolina Panthers have made an upgrade with their struggling special teams by signing Francisco.|||||||
The six-year veteran has played for Arizona and Indianapolis, and had two special teams tackles for the Colts in last season's Super Bowl. A four-year starter at BYU, the 6-foot-2, 207-pound Francisco went undrafted out of college before signing with Arizona in 2005. He served as the Cardinals' special teams captain in 2007 and '08.
The Indianapolis Colts won't offer Francisco and cornerback Tim Jennings new contracts, allowing them to become free agents.|||||||
Francisco played primarily on special teams after being claimed off of waivers from Arizona in September.
Francisco left Sunday's 17-10 loss to Tampa Bay in the second quarter with a sprained right knee.|||||||
Francisco missed a game earlier this season because of a sprained MCL.