tennessee titans expected to sign san francisco 49ers free agent linebacker aziz al-shayra source told ESPN’s Diana Russini.
Al-Shair is inducted one day after Titans free agent linebacker David Long Jr., signed a two-year deal with miami dolphins,
After going undrafted in 2019, Al-Shair earned a roster spot with the 49ers based on his special teams play. It did not take long for him to earn an expanded role, however, becoming a starting linebacker two years later. He played the 2022 season on a $3.9 million deal.
Over the past two seasons, Al-Shair, who turns 26 in August, has been an integral part of one of the best linebacker trios in the league, posting 146 tackles, two sacks and one interception in 25 regular-season games. Has been done
Al-Shair played all three linebacker spots in San Francisco’s defense but primarily worked on the strong side. He played in 57 games over four seasons with 199 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, and 2 interceptions.
ESPN’s Nick Wagner contributed to this report.