S - FA
Week 12 Outlook
The San Francisco 49ers are signing free agent S Johnathan Cyprien to a one-year deal, per agent Drew Rosenhaus.
Cyprien spent most of his seven-year NFL career with the Jaguars before becoming somewhat of a journeyman in the last three years, playing for the Falcons, Eagles, and Titans. He’ll join the 49ers stout defense and will provide some depth in the secondary.
The New York Giants are visiting with former Jaguars and Titans safety Johnathan Cyprien per Adam Schefter.
One of the league's premier tacklers from 2013-2016, Cyrpien racked up 449 tackles (339 solo) in four years with Jacksonville before spending a forgettable 10 games with the Titans in 2017. Although he hasn't played football in over a year, Cyrpien could provide a strong veteran presence at safety for the Giants.
ESPN's Turron Davenport tweeted that Tennessee safety Johnathan Cyprien tore his ACL during training camp and will sit out the entire 2018 NFL season. Cyprien also missed six games a year ago with a hamstring ailment after signing a four-year $25 million contract with the Titans.
Cyprien received a 56.8 overall grade from Pro Football Focus, which ranked 77th among all NFL safeties. Brynden Trawick and Kendrick Lewis are next up on the rebuilt Tennessee secondary depth chart. The Titans will also host free agent Kenny Vaccaro, the top safety available on the market.
Johnathan Cyprien recorded a sack on 10 total tackles (nine solo) in the Titans' loss to the Cardinals.
Cyprien has been on quite a roll since returning from a hamstring injury and is up to 44 total tackles in his seven games played.
Johnathan Cyprien recored six tackles, including five solo tackles in the Titans' win over the Texans.
Cyprien continues to produce decent numbers in tackles since returning from a hamstring injury. Expect Cyprien to continue to heat up heading into fantasy playoffs.