4 NFL teams reportedly interested in former Tennessee WR Justin Hunter
Former Tennessee WR Justin Hunter is looking to play a seventh season in the NFL, but he has to find a home first.
Hunter played with the Pittsburgh Steelers last season, but landed on injured reserve on Dec. 4, 2018. According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, Hunter’s torn labrum is now healthy and the former Vol is working out for four NFL teams.
“Former Steelers WR Justin Hunter is healthy from a torn labrum and is conducting a series of team workouts: Jets, Redskins, Texans, Patriots and Ravens, per source,” Fowler tweeted Friday afternoon.
Fowler added that Hunter could be a key depth piece for a team as soon as Week 1 (Sept. 5-8) of the upcoming NFL season.
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Hunter, a former second-round draft pick, has played in 60 games (started 19) and recorded 85 catches for 1,349 yards and 13 touchdowns from 2013-18.
Former Steelers WR Justin Hunter is healthy from a torn labrum and is conducting a series of team workouts: Jets, Redskins, Texans, Patriots and Ravens, per source. Freakish athlete would give team vertical depth for Week 1.
— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) August 23, 2019