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Michael Griffin has already heard from other coaches

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Nine-year Tennessee Titans safety Michael Griffin knew he was being released when he was called into Mike Mularkey's office Tuesday morning and saw new GM Jon Robinson there.

Griffin is thankful for all the Titans did for him and he is pulling for the team to change its fortunes. He said the only thing he didn't like was that he was escorted around as if he didn't know what a cut player has to do before leaving headquarters.

Griffin said on my radio show, The Midday 180 in Nashville, that he hopes to play a 10th season.

"I hope it doesn't stop here," he said. "I mean I had a couple coaches already shoot me text messages and tell me to give them a call, people from different teams, former coaches of mine."

Among Griffin's coaches with the Titans who are elsewhere in the NFL right now: Rams coach Jeff Fisher (with Gregg Williams and Chuck Cecil on his staff), Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton and defensive backs coach Louie Cioffi, Vikings defensive backs coach Jerry Gray, Raiders defensive backs coach Marcus Robertson and Tampa Bay defensive backs coach Brett Maxie.

No one is allowed to officially contact Griffin until his release hits the league's transaction wire at 4 p.m. CT Tuesday.