It was speculated over the past 24 hours that Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt would miss the rest of the 2011 season with a torn ACL -- Mike Munchak confirmed that news at his press conference on Monday, calling Britt a "special guy."
"It is very unfortunate for all of us," Munchak said.
In the meantime, Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean that the Titans will bring in Donnie Avery and Buster Davis as potential replacements.
The news is a huge blow to the Titans, who've been one of the biggest surprises in the NFL this season, partially because of Britt's explosive ability as a receiver.
Davis is expected to workout for the Titans in Nashville on Tuesday and Avery is visiting with a different team (potentially the Panthers) on Tuesday, but could end up
Davis and Avery are capable receivers, and Nate Washington is currently third in the NFL with 21 catches on the season. But Britt's athletic ability and developing rapport with Matt Hasselbeck (who's the third-rated passer in the AFC and seventh in the NFL in passing yardage, by the by) can't possibly be duplicated.
His absence is a tremendous loss for Tennessee, who found themselves claiming Randy Moss on waivers the last time this happened.
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