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Anthony Fasano gives Titans tight end depth they lacked

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Titans added their fourth outside free agent by agreeing to terms with Kansas City tight end Anthony Fasano, a deal first reported by Fox’s Mike Garafolo.

Tight end depth was a huge issue last season as the Titans lost Craig Stevens (more of a blocker) and Taylor Thompson (more of a receiver) to early season injuries.

They used a lot of guys to try to help Delanie Walker, who had a career year despite being overextended.

The Titans now have Walker, Fasano, Stevens, Thompson, Dorin Dickerson and Brett Brackett under contract at tight end. They would likely keep four.

Fasano is more of an on-the-line blocker, but former Titans tight end Frank Wycheck told me Fasano also has great hands and is underrated.

Fasano has played nine seasons in the league with Dallas, Miami and Kansas City. In 132 games and 109 starts, he has 253 catches for 2,799 yards (11.1-yard average) and 31 touchdowns.

I believe any guy with that kind of experience whom the Titans are bringing in qualifies as a guy Ken Whisenhunt believes can help establish the culture for which he’s looking.