Ben Troupe - Professional Career

Professional Career

The Tennessee Titans selected Troupe in the second round (fortieth choice overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played tight end for the Titans from 2004 to 2007, and was nicknamed "Troupe Scadoop" by his Titans teammates. During his four seasons with the Titans, he made 106 receptions for 1,056 yards and seven touchdowns.

Troupe signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 6, 2008. He was released on September 16, after Buccaneers tight end Jerramy Stevens returned from suspension. Three days after his release from the Buccaneers, Troupe was signed by the Oakland Raiders. He was placed on injured reserve with a foot injury on October 21, and released by the Raiders on November 17.

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