The Tennessee Titans have re-signed their kick returner Darius Reynaud to a one-year contract. The Titans announced the deal Thursday.|||||||
Reynaud joined the Titans last year as a free agent and wound up handling both punt and kick returns after Marc Mariani broke his leg in the preseason. Reynaud returned two punts for touchdowns and a kickoff for a third TD, and he ranked third in the NFL averaging 13.2 yards on punt returns. He also was the AFC special teams player for September. He also helped at running back with 16 carries for 33 yards and five catches for 35 yards.
Reynaud returned two punts for touchdowns Sunday against Jacksonville. Reynaud scored on a 69-yard punt return just before halftime. Reynaud ran back a punt 81 yards for a TD in the third quarter.|||||||
The Tennessee Titans are the first team in NFL history with multiple players to score more than once on returns in a single game. Zach Brown scored two TDs on interception returns Sunday against Jacksonville.
Reynaud isactive for Sunday's game against Jacksonville.|||||||
Reynaud was out for three weeks with a hamstring injury,
Reynaud has not played since Sept. 27 because of a strained left hamstring in the Vikings' game.|||||||
Reynaud has struggled with the injury, so Jaymar Johnson should continue returning punts in his absence.
Reynaud practiced on a limited basis Thursday, continuing his comeback from a left hamstring strain.|||||||
Special teams coordinator Brian Murphy says Reynaud still has the job if he's healthy and fits in the offense's plans for that particular game. Jaymar Johnson has been returning punts in his place. The Vikings host Baltimore this weekend.