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Former First-Round Pick Signs With New Team

A Tennessee Titans helmet sitting on the field.

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 22: A player rests on a Tennessee Titans helmet before the game against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 22, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The Titans' defensive backfield took a major hit ahead of the 2018 NFL season. Safety Jonathan Cyprien, who was entering his second season with the Titans, will miss the entire 2018 season with an injury.

Cyprien, a second-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, suffered an injury at practice earlier this week.

On Saturday, it was reported the Titans found a replacement for Cyprien. He was a part of the 2013 draft class with Cyprien.

Tennessee is bringing in Kenny Vaccaro. The Titans announced the move on Twitter.

Vaccaro is a former first-round pick from the 2013 NFL draft. He played four seasons with the New Orleans Saints.

Over those four seasons, Vaccaro racked up 385 tackles, 7.5 sacks, four forced fumbles, and eight interceptions. The former Texas Longhorns star suffered in injury that ended his 2017 campaign early.

New Orleans decided not to pick up Vaccaro's fifth-year option, making him a free agent for the 2018 season.

Tennessee opens the season on the road against Green Bay.