NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Almost a week after being notified by the team’s general manager, 2020 Tennessee Titans NFL first-round draft pick Isaiah Wilson wrote on Twitter Monday night that he “ended football as a Titan “before deleting the tweet shortly after.
Wilson was the 29th pick in the April draft, but played just four plays in his rookie season, culminating in his placement on the non-soccer injury list in December. Prior to that, Wilson found himself on the reserve / COVID-19 list twice last year, during training camp and in October.
The rookie right tackle also had a couple of run-ins with the law. The first incident occurred when Tennessee State University police broke up an off-campus party that Wilson had attended during training camp. In their report, police documented that Wilson went to the second-floor balcony, where he appeared to briefly consider jumping. You received a violation warning.
The second incident occurred when Wilson was arrested and charged with DUI in September when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a concrete wall.
Titans general manager Jon Robinson touched on Wilson’s status during a virtual press conference Tuesday, telling reporters that he hadn’t spoken to Wilson since he listed him on the NFI and suggested that Wilson “takes a determination as to whether he wants to do whatever it takes to play professionally. ” football.”
The Titans signed Wilson to a four-year, $ 11.6 million contract in August. Tennessee would have a salary cap charge of $ 5.4 million if released.
Wilson’s agency did not respond to a request for comment when contacted by ESPN Monday night.