Source: Tennessee Titans tell three-time Pro Bowl punter Brett Kern they're releasing him 11:05 AM ET ESPN The Tennessee Titans informed longtime punter Brett Kern that they are releasing him, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Kern, 36, has punted for the Titans since 2009 and has been selected to three Pro Bowls (2017-19) during his 13 seasons with the franchise. He was a first-team All Pro in 2019. He averaged 44.8 yards per punt last season. Kern, who re-signed with the Titans in March, was set to earn a base salary of $2.1 million this season and $900,000 of his contract was guaranteed. The Titans will save $300,000 on their salary cap but will carry a dead-money charge of $1.55 million. Editor's Picks Final 53-man roster projections for all 32 NFL teams: Our predictions on who's in, who's out 16h NFL Nation reporters Ranking the top 100 NFL players for this season: The best of the best, starting with Mahomes 3h ESPN NFL Nation reporters 1 Related Ryan Stonehouse , an undrafted free agent signing from Colorado State, was competing with Kern and appears to have won the team's punting job. He is scheduled to earn a base salary of $705,000 this season. Stonehouse, 23, averaged 50.2 yards on 13 punts this preseason with a long of 68. Kern averaged 49.6 yards on five punts and had a long of 58. The Titans also released safety Adrian Colbert , a source told Schefter.