Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart is considering signing former Gold Coast utility Tyrone Peachey.
The Titans have decided against offering the highly versatile 30-year-old a contract for next season, but he could make his way to Canberra.
Stuart's looking to bolster his squad as he looks to return the Green Machine to the NRL top eight after narrowly missing the finals this year.
Peachey's played 179 NRL games for Cronulla, Penrith and the Titans, having spent the past three seasons on the Gold Coast.
He's made a name for himself as almost the perfect No.14 and filled the role for NSW in State of Origin in 2018.
Peachey's played everywhere from five-eighth, to lock, second row, centre, hooker and fullback across his nine seasons in the NRL.
Stuart said Peachey wasn't coming in as a half option, with the Raiders in the market to replace George Williams, who returned to England halfway through the season due to homesickness.
They've been linked with every off-contract playmaker, as well as those who aren't, with the Sydney Roosters' Lachlan Lam the latest.
It's believed Stuart's not interested in Lam, who will play five-eighth for the Roosters in their semi-final against Manly at Mackay on Friday night.
"Yes, Tyrone is one player that we have discussed," Stuart told The Canberra Times.
"Not as a half, but as a new buy. He's one of a number of names that we're looking at at the moment.
"I'm making sure our squad is healthy again for 2022."
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Peachey was one of six players the Titans farewelled on Tuesday, along with half Ash Taylor.
Taylor's future remained up in the air, although he has been linked to the Green Machine - who considered offering the 26-year-old a one-year deal, although the interest has since cooled.
Ryan James' discussions with the Brisbane Broncos were ongoing for what's believed to be a two-year deal.
James has one year remaining on his contract with the Green Machine, but he's been given permission to look for a longer deal elsewhere.
He almost played the final game of the NRL regular season with the Broncos, but the one-game loan deal fell through.
The 30-year-old's decision will have a flow-on effect for Dunamis Lui.
Lui remained uncontracted for next season, but if James decided to leave Canberra then a spot would open up.
Otherwise, the former Queensland State of Origin prop will need to find a home.
It's believed there's interest from an English Super League club.
Meanwhile, Raiders prop Corey Horsburgh has undergone shoulder surgery, getting discharged on Wednesday.