Titans, Raiders Reportedly Agree To Minor NFL Trade
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The Tennessee Titans and Las Vegas Raiders have reportedly agreed to a preseason trade.
According to NFL insider Aaron Wilson, the Raiders sent a conditional late-round draft pick to Tennessee in exchange for second-year safety Tyree Gillespie.
The Raiders picked Gillespie as a fourth-round pick in the 2021 draft.
Through 11 game appearances in his rookie season, the former Missouri star made a total of eight tackles.
Gillespie will join Titans safety depth chart as a reserve option behind starting Kevin Byrd
and Amani Hooker, and backup Theo Jackson, AJ. Moore, Adrian Colbert and Joshua Kalu.
Through four collegiate seasons with Missouri from 2017–20, Gillespie made 146 tackles,
12 passes were defended and six tackles were lost.
Gillespie will get his first shot at proving himself as a member of the Titans in a pre-season matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this coming Saturday.