ESPN Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky believes it "feels like" OLB Akeem Ayers will be a backup rather than a key contributor off the edge in the new 3-4 defense.
TitanInsider reports "there may be concerns about the timetable" of OLB Akeem Ayers' (knee surgeries) return to 100 percent.
Titans SLB Akeem Ayers is recovering from surgery to both knees.
Titans SLB Akeem Ayers (knee surgery) remains without a timetable for a return.
Titans SLB Akeem Ayers (knee) is not expected to participate in OTAs next week.
Titans SLB Akeem Ayers underwent offseason knee surgery.
Titans SLB Akeem Ayers (ankle) returned to practice Wednesday.
Titans SLB Akeem Ayers (ankle) is expected to be ready for the season opener.
SLB Akeem Ayers (ankle) will sit out the Titans' final two preseason games.
Titans SLB Akeem Ayers emerged from Saturday night's preseason game with only a sore ankle.
Titans SLB Akeem Ayers was forced from Saturday's preseason game with an ankle injury.
Titans defensive coordinator Jerry Gray watched all of the Broncos' 2012 game tapes for clues on how to utilize SLB Akeem Ayers.
The Titans plan to feature SLB Akeem Ayers as an edge rusher on passing downs just as they did in the second half of 2012.
Titans SLB Akeem Ayers played middle linebacker in nickel packages during the team's regular season finale.