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Redskins Free Agency News: Will Compton signs 1 year deal with the Titans

Another Redskins defender leaves in free agency

Tennessee Titans v Washington Redskins Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images

Will Compton has found a new home with the Tennessee Titans. The former Washington Redskins linebacker reportedly signed a 1-year deal worth up to $2 million. Compton was one of 3 free agent inside linebackers with starting experience for Washington, but the only one not re-signed this year. The Redskins brought back last year's Week 1 starting duo of Mason Foster(2 years, $4 million) and Zach Brown(3 years, $21 million). The Redskins reportedly made an offer to Compton, along with the Bills, but Compton moved on to Tennessee.

Compton spent the last 5 seasons with the Redskins after the team brought him in as an undrafted free agent out of Nebraska in 2013. He worked his way up from a backup and special teamer to become a defensive captain and starter. He lost his starting role last season with the arrival of Zach Brown, but still started 3 games due to various injuries to the LB corp. Compton’s season also ended due to injury when he suffered a Lisfranc sprain against the Vikings.

Compton had this message for the fans on his departure from the team that gave him a chance in the NFL.

Beavis and Butthead have been split up...

UPDATE: Contract details