Charlie Whitehurst, who signed on to be the Titans backup, has never worn anything but No. 6 in his eight-year career. There was one problem: That's been punter Brett Kern's number since he came to Tennessee in 2009. The usual solution would be for Whitehurst to make Kern an offer for it. They went with something less orthodox.
Both are big dudes: Whitehurst is listed at 6-5, 226, while Kern, at 6-2, 214, presumably has the bulk advantage. There's no shame in losing to Kern in arm wrestling. It's not like he's a kicker.