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Marcus Mariota took a step backwards this past season, and it likely had a lot to do with the coaching staff, but that changed this seasons. His core of receivers has yet to be a consistent batch. Corey Davis started to get involved when healthy towards the end of the season. After him, Rishard Matthews and Delanie Walker are the target-getters. It will be a toss up for the WR3 spot, but Taywan Taylor has an early advantage being drafted last season out of the third round. Tajae Sharpe is still lingering around in Tennessee if Taylor can’t capitalize. Derrick Henry was all clear for a huge lead role, but the signing of Dion Lewis puts a damper on it a bit. They could support both in a fantasy sense, but that is just high hopes right now. The Titans focused more on the defensive side in the draft, which was desperately needed.

Pos Name Number Rating Ranking Depth Height Weight Age Birthday Exp. Drafted Draft Round Draft Pick College
QB Marcus Mariota Marcus Mariota M. Mariota 8
80
#21 QB 1 6'4" 222 25 10/30/93 5 2015 1 2 Oregon
QB Ryan Tannehill Ryan Tannehill R. Tannehill 17
76
#36 QB 2 6'4" 222 30 7/27/88 8 2012 1 8 Texas A&M
RB Derrick Henry Derrick Henry D. Henry 22
87
#17 RB 1 6'3" 247 24 7/17/94 4 2016 2 45 Alabama
RB Dion Lewis Dion Lewis D. Lewis 33
88
#11 RB 2 5'7" 193 28 9/27/90 8 2011 5 149 Pittsburgh
RB David Fluellen David Fluellen D. Fluellen 32
64
#115 RB 4 5'11" 224 27 1/29/92 3 2014 Toledo
OT Taylor Lewan Taylor Lewan T. Lewan 77
86
#9 OT 1 6'7" 309 27 7/21/91 6 2014 1 11 Michigan
OT Jack Conklin Jack Conklin J. Conklin 78
79
#32 OT 1 6'6" 308 24 8/17/94 4 2016 1 8 Michigan State
OT Austin Pasztor Austin Pasztor A. Pasztor 68
76
#36 OT 2 6'7" 308 28 11/26/90 7 2012 Virginia
OT Dennis Kelly Dennis Kelly D. Kelly 71
70
#69 OT 2 6'8" 304 29 1/16/90 8 2012 5 153 Purdue
ILB Wesley Woodyard Wesley Woodyard W. Woodyard 59
78
#22 ILB 1 6'0" 222 32 7/21/86 12 2008 Kentucky
ILB Jayon Brown Jayon Brown J. Brown 55
62
#86 ILB 1 6'0" 231 24 2/26/95 3 2017 5 155 UCLA
ILB Daren Bates Daren Bates D. Bates 53
63
#82 ILB 2 5'11" 212 28 11/27/90 7 2013 Auburn
ILB Rashaan Evans Rashaan Evans R. Evans 54
77
#30 ILB 2 6'2" 232 23 11/8/95 2 2018 1 22 Alabama
OLB Kamalei Correa Kamalei Correa K. Correa 44
70
#77 OLB 1 6'3" 243 24 11/30/94 4 2016 2 42 Boise State
OLB Cameron Wake Cameron Wake C. Wake 91
88
#11 OLB 1 6'2" 258 37 1/30/82 11 2005 Penn State
OLB Harold Landry Harold Landry H. Landry 58
74
#55 OLB 2 6'2" 252 22 6/5/96 2 2018 2 41 Boston College
OLB Sharif Finch Sharif Finch S. Finch 56
67
#96 OLB 3 6'4" 252 23 10/1/95 2 2018
SS Kenny Vaccaro Kenny Vaccaro K. Vaccaro 24
83
#12 SS 1 6'0" 214 28 11/1/90 7 2013 1 15 Texas
P Brett Kern Brett Kern B. Kern 6
80
#12 P 2 6'2" 217 33 2/17/86 12 2008 Toledo
P Austin Barnard Austin Barnard A. Barnard 3
69
#32 P 3 6'3" 195 23 6/22/95 1 2018
FS Kevin Byard Kevin Byard K. Byard 31
88
#10 FS 1 5'11" 216 25 8/17/93 4 2016 3 64 Middle Tennessee State
FS Dane Cruikshank Dane Cruikshank D. Cruikshank 29
69
#47 FS 2 6'1" 209 23 4/27/95 2 2018 5 152
FS Elijaah Goins Elijaah Goins E. Goins 19
67
#59 FS 6'1" 185 1 2018 Ohio State
LS Beau Brinkley Beau Brinkley B. Brinkley 48
67
#11 LS 6'4" 237 29 1/25/90 8 2012 Missouri
C Ben Jones Ben Jones B. Jones 60
78
#16 C 1 6'3" 316 29 7/2/89 8 2012 4 99 Georgia
C Corey Levin Corey Levin C. Levin 62
65
#60 C 2 6'4" 303 24 8/12/94 3 2017 6 217 Tennessee-Chattanooga
C Hroniss Grasu Hroniss Grasu H. Grasu 61
67
#53 C 3 6'3" 297 27 8/12/91 5 2015 3 71 Oregon
DT Matt Dickerson Matt Dickerson M. Dickerson 92
68
#114 DT 1 6'5" 292 23 11/9/95 2 2018
DT Roderick Henderson Roderick Henderson R. Henderson 76
65
#79 DT 6'0" 339 1 2017 Alabama State
WR Tajae Sharpe Tajae Sharpe T. Sharpe 19
77
#85 WR 1 6'2" 194 24 12/23/94 4 2016 5 140 Massachusetts
WR Corey Davis Corey Davis C. Davis 84
78
#71 WR 1 6'3" 209 24 1/11/95 3 2017 1 5 Western Michigan
WR Taywan Taylor Taywan Taylor T. Taylor 13
77
#81 WR 1 5'11" 203 24 3/2/95 3 2017 3 72 Western Kentucky
WR Darius Jennings Darius Jennings D. Jennings 15
60
#205 WR 2 5'11" 175 26 6/28/92 3 2015 Virginia
WR Cameron Batson Cameron Batson C. Batson 17
66
#171 WR 5'8" 177 23 12/20/95 2 2018
WR Adam Humphries Adam Humphries A. Humphries 10
81
#56 WR 5'11" 190 26 1/24/93 5 2015 Clemson
TE Delanie Walker Delanie Walker D. Walker 82
91
#7 TE 1 6'1" 242 34 8/12/84 14 2006 6 175 Central Missouri
TE Jonnu Smith Jonnu Smith J. Smith 81
75
#52 TE 2 6'3" 248 23 8/22/95 3 2017 3 100 Florida International
TE MyCole Pruitt MyCole Pruitt M. Pruitt 85
68
#76 TE 3 6'2" 251 27 3/24/92 4 2015 5 143 Southern Illinois
TE Anthony Firkser Anthony Firkser A. Firkser 86
68
#78 TE 6'2" 230 24 2/19/95 2 2017 Harvard
DE DaQuan Jones DaQuan Jones D. Jones 90
79
#49 DE 1 6'4" 322 27 12/17/91 6 2014 4 112 Penn State
DE Dee Liner Dee Liner D. Liner 98
66
#190 DE 2 6'3" 334 25 10/29/93 1 2018
CB Malcolm Butler Malcolm Butler M. Butler 21
85
#22 CB 1 5'11" 180 29 3/2/90 6 2014 West Alabama
CB Logan Ryan Logan Ryan L. Ryan 26
82
#33 CB 1 5'11" 191 28 2/9/91 7 2013 3 83 Rutgers
CB Adoree` Jackson Adoree` Jackson A. Jackson 25
82
#32 CB 1 5'10" 186 23 9/18/95 3 2017 1 18 Southern Cal
CB Leshaun Sims Leshaun Sims L. Sims 36
76
#73 CB 2 6'0" 203 25 9/18/93 4 2016 5 157 Southern Utah
CB Tye Smith Tye Smith T. Smith 23
68
#156 CB 3 6'0" 195 22 11/22/96 3 2015 5 170 Towson
CB Ryan McKinley Ryan McKinley R. McKinley 2
69
#113 CB 5'11" 180 0 2018
NT Jurrell Casey Jurrell Casey J. Casey 99
87
#9 NT 1 6'1" 300 29 12/5/89 9 2011 3 77 USC
NT Austin Johnson Austin Johnson A. Johnson 94
73
#20 NT 2 6'4" 314 24 5/8/94 4 2016 2 43 Penn State
NT Darius Kilgo Darius Kilgo D. Kilgo 97
63
#54 NT 3 6'2" 310 27 12/14/91 4 2015 6 203 Maryland
G Kevin Pamphile Kevin Pamphile K. Pamphile 66
69
#82 G 1 6'5" 310 28 11/27/90 6 2014 5 149 Purdue
G Rodger Saffold Rodger Saffold R. Saffold 76
82
#16 G 1 6'5" 318 30 6/6/88 10 2010 2 33 Indiana
G Tyler Marz Tyler Marz T. Marz 69
65
#192 G 2 6'7" 318 26 9/9/92 3 2016 Wisconsin
G Aaron Stinnie Aaron Stinnie A. Stinnie 61
68
#79 G 2 6'4" 310 25 2/18/94 2 2018
K Ryan Succop Ryan Succop R. Succop 4
76
#25 K 1 6'3" 218 32 9/19/86 11 2009 7 256 South Carolina

Looking to Keep Mariota Safe

The 2017-18 Tennessee Titans were a surprise team to most. Their 9-7 record was good enough to secure a playoff spot in the AFC. Their battle with the Chiefs would lead to a wild card escape. While the Patriots ultimately sealed the fate for the team in the divisional round, this boosted the team's morale. Centering the attention on a healthy Marcus Mariota is where the team starts their focus. They have gone leaps and bounds to ensure he has the arsenal and weaponry he needs to conquer league foes. There are a few other telling points for this Titans team and we'll share these below.

One of the first news stories to hit the market in Nashville this summer was the announced retirement of DeMarco Murray. While Murray only played 7 seasons within the league, he took a bruising and battering each season. The setbacks and injuries that plagued him early in his career finally caught up with him. He didn't leave the team empty handed, rather he passed the torch on to a younger Derrick Henry. Henry will now get his full due of run as the 1st and 2nd down guy. He is a brute and his game flourished when given glimpses of opportunity last year. His pace setter becomes Dion Lewis, one of the team's biggest offensive additions. His game and situation presence allow for a 3rd down back the team desperately needs. This helps influence the spread of the ball from Mariota, reducing predictability and increasing overall accuracy for the young quarterback.

The receiving core is the main area the team has looked at this off-season. The sum of its parts come from younger players, novice talents, and raw skill sets. Corey Davis headlines a group of individuals that lack experience within the league. All have had their taste of a full workload and seemed to handle the pressure this past season. Their development time this off-season is the key to confusing opposing teams and building on the things that they do well. Look for more consistent usage from players like Tajae Sharpe and Taywan Taylor. Also, Rishard Matthews has the chance to become a true slot receiver, nailing the roles for Mariota and easing the pressure on his pass attempts.

The Titans are drawing a large following towards the prospect of a sound secondary. The team was basically handed Malcolm Butler this off-season. The fiasco surrounding Butler in New England left the Titans salivating for the young talent. The team already acquired Logan Ryan out of New England a few seasons ago, brining AFC mindsets within a division where knowledge is a powerful tool of the game. They understand offensive sets and can read different looks a team is going to throw at them. Partner these two with Adoree' Jackson and Kevin Byard and you have a core of talent that is rich in gameplay and consistent production.

The outer effect that the secondary has on the inner portions of the defense is second to none. This gives the likes of Brian Orakpo and Wesley Woodyard the ability to run their game, reducing their overall coverage assignments and allowing them to make their own reads. This opens up the door for many different defensive flex sets and personal audibles. The like-minded individuals headlining this defense are capable of combining chemistry and skill set to keep on their toes and ready for anything opposing teams bring to the table.