The Tennessee Titans have filled their final roster spot by agreeing to terms with defensive lineman Claude Pelon before their first practice of training camp.
The Titans also announced Thursday that offensive tackle John Theus has been designated as a "non-football injury."
Pelon gives the Titans 90 players in camp and fills the spot created Tuesday when Tennessee released outside linebacker Kevin Dodd when the 33rd pick overall from 2016 did not report last weekend.
The 6-foot-4 Pelon joined the Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2016 and spent time on both the practice squad and active roster with one game played. He played 20 games at Southern California with four sacks and a forced fumble.
Kirk Cousins gave the Minnesota Vikings exactly what they needed for a victorious debut by their new quarterback.
The throws Cousins made in tight coverage at important times were on target. Unlike Jimmy Garoppolo Charley Taylor Jersey , he kept the ball out of the other team's hands.
Cousins passed for two touchdowns and the Vikings forced four turnovers, fueling a 24-16 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday that stuck Garoppolo with his first loss in eight games as an NFL starting quarterback.
Cousins connected with Stefon Diggs in the second quarter and Kyle Rudolph in the third quarter for scores, and the defense finished the job with three sacks and three second-half interceptions of Garoppolo. Mike Hughes turned one pick into a 28-yard touchdown return, the first by a rookie in a Vikings season opener.
"I'm so grateful for this opportunity that I've been given, and I just want to make good on it with every chance I get," said Cousins, who had no turnovers.
Harrison Smith sealed the game with an interception with 1:35 left . He also recovered a fumble by Alfred Morris at the 2-yard line after Linval Joseph stripped the ball just in front of the goal line in the late in the first half and sacked Garoppolo on a third-down safety blitz late in the fourth quarter .
"It was pretty smooth sailing there for a while Willie Snead IV Jersey ," Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said, "and it was good to find the fight and the heart that we had there at the end."
Garoppolo finished 15 for 33 for 261 yards and a touchdown pass to rookie Dante Pettis late in the third quarter. With an injury depleted offensive line in front of him and the absence of top wide receiver Marquise Goodwin, Garoppolo was unable to capitalize on the opportunity for a comeback after the 49ers defense forced three straight three-and-out possessions by the Vikings to start the fourth quarter. DeForest Buckner had 2陆 sacks for San Francisco.
"We knew it was going to be a tough challenge with the environment, going against a tough team," Garoppolo said. "They stood up to everything we thought they would, but with all the things that went bad we still had a shot at the end there. Just a tough way to end it."
Cousins went 20 for 36 for 244 yards, targeting Adam Thielen 12 times. Thielen caught six passes for 102 yards.
"He played the way he always does Seth Jones Jersey ," said cornerback Richard Sherman, who made his 49ers debut. "Efficient. Doesn't make a lot of mistakes. He's poised and doesn't get rattled."