Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan announced his season-ending knee injury on the Twitter account for his podcast Bussin with the Boys. According to Ian Rapoport, an NFL Network insider, “this is the way it was heading.”
On the Titans’ first offensive play in Week 2 against the Bills, Lewan was hurt. He was carried off, and the side finished the game with one less player.
Lewan has been a reliable member of the Titans’ offensive line since he was drafted first overall by Tennessee in 2014. Lewan has started 100 games at left tackle for the team in his nine years with the organization, and he has been named to three Pro Bowls.
But this could be Lewan’s last season with the Titans. There is no dead money for the organization if they release him after the season even though his contract doesn’t expire until 2023. Before the start of the 2019 season, Lewan will have turned 32.
When Lewan is down, the Titans will likely turn to their backup tackle Dennis Daley to man the line.