Titans sign TE Barden to roster to replace Cook

The Tennessee Titans have signed tight end Brandon Barden from

their practice squad, replacing Jared Cook who is out the rest of

the season with a torn right rotator cuff.

The Titans put Cook on injured reserve after he tore his rotator

cuff in last week’s 27-23 loss at Indianapolis. Barden is a

6-foot-5 rookie who signed with the Titans in May after catching

107 passes for 1,234 yards in college at Vanderbilt.

The Titans also signed safety Suaesi Tuimaunei to the practice

squad. He signed with Atlanta as an undrafted free agent in 2011

out of Oregon State and was with the Falcons in training camp this


The Titans host the New York Jets on Monday night.