Titans, DT agree to 3-year deal worth $17 million

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans and defensive tackle Tony Brown have agreed to a 3-year contract extension worth $17 million to keep the restricted free agent with the team.

The Titans had tendered Brown at a first-round level worth $2.61 million, and team officials and his agent had been working on a long-term deal since February. They finalized the details Thursday, and agent Martin Magid says Brown is on his way to sign the deal.

Brown originally was picked up in October 2006 to fill in during Albert Haynesworth's 5-game suspension. He earned an extension in 2007 that kept him on the roster through 2009. He started 15 games in 2009 and had five sacks with a team-high 25 quarterback pressures.

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