The Tennessee Titans immediately granted linebacker Kamalei Correa’s reported trade request by dealing him to the AFC South-rival Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday.
Earlier in the day, NFL Network reported that Correa told the team he wanted out after being listed as inactive for Tuesday night’s game against the Buffalo Bills.
By the afternoon, the Titans had traded the 26-year-old Correa and a 2021 seventh-round draft pick to the Jaguars for a 2021 sixth-round pick.
Correa was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Sept. 30 and came off the list Tuesday. He made two tackles in three games this season while playing just 39 snaps on defense and 24 on special teams for the Titans (4-0).
A second-round pick by Baltimore in 2016, Correa was traded to Tennessee for a 2019 sixth-round selection before the start of the 2018 season. He likely expected more playing time when he signed a one-year contract in April with a base salary of $2.25 million.
He set career highs with 37 tackles and five sacks in 16 games with the Titans in 2019.
Correa has 77 tackles, 8.5 sacks and two forced fumbles in 57 games (13 starts) with the Ravens (2016-17) and Titans.
The Titans defeated the Jaguars 33-30 in Week 2 in Nashville. The rematch is scheduled for Dec. 13 in Jacksonville.