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Mr. Laz
03-13-2006, 01:25 PM
Monday, 03/13/06

Agent: Titans agree to terms with former Colts Linebacker

By JIM WYATT
Staff writer


The Titans agreed to terms Monday morning on a long-term deal for former Colts linebacker David Thornton, according to the playerís agent.

Thornton visited Baptist Sports Park over the weekend. Last night Thorntonís agent, Brian Mackler, and the Titans began working on a contract.

The deal is for five years and hinges on Thornton passing a physical, which heís scheduled to take today.

Thornton started 47 of 48 games over the past three seasons with the Colts.

Tennessean.com will have more on this story as it becomes available.

chubychecker
03-13-2006, 01:30 PM
I seem to remember thornton being a d end. Am I confusing him with someone else? or did he once play on the dline?

tk13
03-13-2006, 01:42 PM
According to the Colts board... it's rumored to be in the neighborhood of 5 years, $22.5 million, $8 million in bonus money. I can't confirm that though.

SNR
03-13-2006, 02:18 PM
Didn't he play the role of the father in Mary Poppins?