Broncos sign Henry; Titans re-sign Collins

Monday, March 5, 2007 at 12:00am

Two days after losing their leading receiver to free agency, the Tennessee Titans lost their leading running back from 2006.

Travis Henry, released on Saturday after he and the Titans could not agree on an extension to replace the $8 million roster bonus he was due today, instead signed a five-year deal worth $12 million in guaranteed money with the Denver Broncos.

The Titans did re-sign one of their own free agents, agreeing to terms with backup quarterback Kerry Collins, a 12-year veteran who helped to mentor Vince Young after the rookie became the starter in week four last year.

Henry, who rushed for 1,211 yards and seven touchdowns in a season that resurrected his career, was apparently offered only eight million in guarantees by the Titans.

The loss of Henry leaves second-year man LenDale White as the Titans starting running back for the time being.

Drew Bennett, the team's top receiver from a year ago, signed a six-year, $30 million deal with the St. Louis Rams with $10 million in guarantees on Saturday.

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