Stevens has opted to retire from the NFL, Terry McCormick of TitanInsider.com reports.
Stevens spent his entire eight-year career with the Titans, finishing with 60 receptions for 724 yards and six touchdowns. The 31-year-old has been relegated to blocking duty throughout the majority of his time in the league, but was able to carve out a solid career and will now move on to the next chapter in his life.
Stevens re-signed with the Titans on Thursday.
The details of Stevens' contract have yet to be revealed, but the blocking tight end will be returning to the Titans for his ninth season. He hauled in 12 receptions for 121 yards and two touchdowns last season. Stevens isn't generally a factor in fantasy formats due to the presence of better pass catching options such as Delanie Walker at tight end.
Stevens caught his lone target for eight yards in Sunday's 34-6 loss to Houston.
Stevens has just 12 receptions for 121 yards and two touchdowns this season. The tight end is an afterthought in a terrible offense.
Stevens caught both of his targets for 11 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.
Stevens has scored in consecutive games, but it's tough to get too excited about his recent success considering the 31-year-old has just six career touchdowns in eight NFL seasons. Don't expect much from Stevens next week against the Jets, as he has just 10 receptions this year.
Stevens one of his two targets for a 20-yard touchdown in Sunday's loss to the Raiders.
The blocking tight end made his first catch since Week 9 count, scoring his first touchdown of the season. While he sees the field a fair amount, Stevens is barely ever targeted in the passing game. Delanie Walker is still the tight end to own in Tennessee.
Stevens caught 2-of-3 targets for 25 yards Sunday against the Saints.
Stevens saw a healthy amount of playing time, getting 40 offensive snaps while Delanie Walker got 47 and Anthony Fasano played 34. The problem with Stevens is that he's used almost exclusively in a blocking role, thus limiting his fantasy value no matter how much he plays.
Stevens caught his only target for nine yards Sunday in Houston.
Stevens is yet to score this season, and hasn't topped 29 yards in a game. There are better options to be had at the tight end position, especially with Tennessee's offense struggling as mightily as it has been recently.
Stevens picked up a one-yard reception while seeing two targets in Sunday's loss to Buffalo.
A healthy Delanie Walker saw the majority of the action at tight end, leaving very few scraps for Stevens to pick up. Stevens is a good blocker, but he doesn't offer much receiving upside.
Titans tight end Craig Stevens caught both of his targets for 29 yards in Sunday's loss to the Colts.
Stevens outproduced fellow backup tight end Anthony Fasano (one catch for 26 yards), but the two only saw a combined four targets, while Delanie Walker got 10. The blocking tight end generally isn't much of a Fantasy factor.
The Titans and tight end Craig Stevens agreed to a restructured contract Wednesday, The Tennessean reports.
Stevens had been scheduled to make $3.5 million in 2015, but he'll make a similar amount to his $1.6-million salary from 2014. He was placed on injured reserve after five games last season due to a thigh injury.
The Titans placed tight end Craig Stevens (quad) on injured reserve Saturday. Stevens had surgery to repair a torn quadriceps tendon this week.
Titans tight end Craig Stevens had surgery to repair a torn quadriceps tendon and is likely out for the season, reports ESPN.com. The blocking tight end caught two passes for 26 yards in five games.
The following players on the injury report were officially ruled active for the Titans Week 6 against Jacksonville: QB Jake Locker, RB Shonn Greene, CB Coty Sensabaugh, CB Brandon Ghee, LB Akeem Ayers, TE Taylor Thompson and TE Craig Stevens.
The Titans listed nine players on the final injury report leading up to Week 6 against Jacksonville. offensive tackle Michael Roos (knee) and tight end Craig Stevens (quad) were officially ruled out, while running back Shonn Greene (hamstring) has been ruled doubtful for Sunday.
Deemed questionable were cornerback Coty Sensabaugh (knee), tight end Taylor Thompson (knee), cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson (concussion) and quarterback Jake Locker (right thumb).
Tight end Delanie Walker (shoulder) and defensive tackle Jurrell Casey (foot) were the only players listed probable against the Jaguars.
Titans tight end Craig Stevens agreed to a pay cut that slashes his 2014 salary from $3.4 million to $1.6 million, according to OverTheCap.com. Stevens, 29, is a blocking tight end who's never caught more than 23 passes in a season.
Titans TE Craig Stevens and T David Stewart are active Week 14 against the Broncos.
Stevens is dealing with a concussion, and was able to take part in limited practice Friday. Stewart has a shoulder injury, and also practiced on a limited basis Friday.
Despite missing every practice this week as he seeks to clear concussion protocol, Titans tight end Delanie Walker has been deemed questionable for the game Sunday at Denver. Fellow tight end Craig Stevens has received the same designation with a concussion.
Also questionable for the Titans are tackle David Stewart (shoulder) and wide receiver Damian Williams (hip).
Tight end Craig Stevens (concussion) and wide receiver Damian Williams (hip) are the injured inactives listed by the Titans on Sunday.
The healthy scratches are linebacker Zac Diles, defensive tackle Mike Martin, center Kevin Matthews, quarterback John Skelton and tackle Byron Stingily.
The Titans are fairly healthy as they prepare for their game Sunday at Indianapolis. Defensive tackle Sammie Lee Hill (back) and offensive tackle David Stewart (shoulder) are the only starters designated as questionable or worse.
Tight end Craig Stevens (concussion) and wideout Damian Williams (hip) are out. The probables are safety Bernard Pollard (illness), wide receiver Kendall Wright (ankle) and center Brian Schwenke (ankle).
Titans tight end Craig Stevens was forced out of Sunday's contest at Oakland in Week 12 with a neck injury, the team announced.
Stevens, who has a long history of concussions, left the game in the opening drive after taking a tough hit to the neck on a short reception. He was held out for the remainder of the game.