Titans select RB David Cobb in fifth round

With their fifth round pick, 138th overall, the Titans selected running back David Cobb out of Minnesota. Cobb was a very productive back for the Golden Gophers. He’s a big back, almost 230 pounds, so competition for Shonn Greene and Antonio Andrews in that role in the committee with Bishop Sankey. He only ran a […]

Titans add DL Angelo Blackson, FB Jalston Folwer in fourth round

The Tennessee Titans had two of the first nine picks in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL draft and held on to both of them. They used the first pick of the day, 100th overall, on Auburn defensive lineman Angelo Blackson. They used the ninth pick of the round, 108th overall, acquired from the […]

Titans select OT Jeremiah Poutasi in third round

With their third-round pick, #66 overall, the Tennessee Titans selected Utah offensive tackle Jeremiah Poutasi. It was recently reported Poutasi had a private workout for the Titans. I haven’t had a chance to watch him yet. He was 6’5″ and 335 pounds at the combine and fits the same basic mold of the offensive tackles […]

Titans trade back, select Dorial Green-Beckham

The Tennessee Titans began Day 2 of the 2015 NFL draft by trading out of the 33rd overall pick, dealing it to the New York Giants for their second-round pick, 40th overall, their fourth-round pick, 108th overall, and their seventh-round pick, 245th overall. With that 40th overall pick, the Titans selected wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. […]

Titans day 2 draft outlook

The Titans are currently on the clock, with the first pick of the second day of the 2015 NFL draft, #33 overall. What might they do with that pick? Let’s go to the oracle of what the Titans will do in the draft, general manager Ruston Webster. From his pre-draft press conference: “I would say […]

Titans stand pat at #2, take Marcus Mariota

There seemed to be plenty of interest, but months of trade talk ended up with the Titans sticking with the second overall pick and taking Marcus Mariota. The Hawaii product was a phenomenally productive college passer who faces a bit of a learning curve in adjusting to Ken Whisenhunt’s preferred style of quarterbacking. It’s not […]

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My 2015 seven-round Titans mock

I’ve broken down the Titans visits. I’ve gone through the likelihood they choose a player at each position. It’s draft day, which means it’s time for me to do my draft day annual tradition: taking somebody else’s seven-round mock and picking who I would pick for the Titans at that slot given how that draft […]

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Titans draft preview by position

Beyond breaking down the visits like I did in my previous post, another of the staples of my pre-draft coverage has been a breakdown of the Titans’ chances of drafting a player at each position. In the past, I’ve done separate posts for offense and for defense (links to 2014 versions), giving an estimate of […]

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Breaking down the Titans’ (reported) pre-draft visits

Before the Tennessee Titans spend a high pick on a player, chances are very good they brought him to St. Thomas Sports Park on a private visit. As I noted last year, general manager Ruston Webster has previously declared the importance of visits (and workouts) in learning about a prospective high pick before using a […]

2015 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: ST

Finally done. After concluding the defense with a look at the safeties, the final stop on our trip position by position around the Tennessee Titans is a look at special teams. As I now mention every time I do this positional analysis, special teams consists of five separate and distinct elements, albeit with overlapping skills. These […]

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 07:  Michael Griffin #33 of the Tennessee Titans intercepts the ball intended for Donnie Avery #17 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the fourth quarter at Arrowhead Stadium on September 7, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

2015 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: S

One more after this one! Our final defensive stop on the defensive half of our trip around the Tennessee Titans position by position as we head deeper into the offseason, after defensive line, outside linebacker, inside linebacker, and cornerback, is a look at the safety position. With the new defensive mastermind in Dick LeBeau, the […]

HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 30: DeAndre Hopkins #10 of the Houston Texans is tackled by Blidi Wreh-Wilson #25 and Jason McCourty #30 of the Tennessee Titans in the fourth quarter in a NFL game on November 30, 2014 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

2015 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: CB

After defensive line, outside linebacker, and inside linebacker, our next stop on our position by position trip around the Tennessee Titans as we head deep into the offseason is a look at the cornerbacks. My preseason positional analysis for the Titans’ prospects at cornerbacks in 2014 included references to panic level one, panic level two, […]

LANDOVER, MD - OCTOBER 19: Jordan Reed #86 of the Washington Redskins is tackled by Avery Williamson #54 of the Tennessee Titans at FedEx Field on October 19, 2014 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

2015 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: ILB

Let’s see, if I get ILB up now, CB up Monday night, S up Tuesday during the day, and ST up Tuesday night, I could write my two pre-draft posts. That works. After defensive line and outside linebacker, our next stop around the defensive half of the Tennessee Titans as we head deeper into the […]

Titans add WR Hakeem Nicks

The Titans stepped into the bargain basement part of free agency again today, signing veteran receiver Hakeem Nicks. Nicks went one pick before Kenny Britt in the 2009 NFL draft, and the Titans were reportedly fairly interested in him. He started his career with the Giants and when healthy was a highly productive downfield receiver. […]

LANDOVER, MD - OCTOBER 19:  Derrick Morgan #91 of the Tennessee Titans reacts to a first-quarter play against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on October 19, 2014 in Landover, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

2015 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: OLB

Better late than never is my motto. Going to crank these last few out before the draft, really. After defensive line, our second stop on the defensive side of the ball on our trip around the Tennessee Titans as we head (deep) into the offseason is outside linebacker. When I did the DL positional analysis, […]

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