The Lavelle Hawkins signing makes sense enough, especially with the reasonable contract he agreed to, considering the strides he made over the last half of the season. The only downside is that it feels like a pretty good indication that they don't plan to invest much in the WR position, or else why would they lock-up a guy who might be fifth on the depth chart if you bring in a guy to compete for the number two or three spot?
Terry McCormick has a must-read piece on where the Titans and Cortland Finnegan stand in terms of their expectations for a new contract. McCormick expects that Finnegan could command upwards of $9.5 million on the open market, which will almost certainly be too rich for the Titans' taste. Fortunately there should be other top-notch CBs on the market we could target, including Brent Grimes, Carlos Rogers and Stanfford Routt.
John Glennon says that many draft analysts are saying that this year's draft isn't very deep at the DE and pass rushing LB spots, which could drive the Titans to look for their solution in free agency....
Speaking of free agency, PFF has their updated top 50 list of FAs, and veteran defensive ends Mario Williams, John Abraham, Robert Mathis and Cliff Avril all make it into the top 10. Any of those guys could be a productive option for the Titans.
Breaking news: Akeem Ayers would like to be better next year than he was this year.
Ruston Webster said this weekend that the team expects Kenny Britt to be completely ready by training camp. Britt's recovery is apparently ahead of schedule, which bodes much better for his chances of hitting the ground running next year, which will be crucial for his future and or immediate success.
Wes Bunting lists his top snubs for the NFL Combine.
Rivers McCown of FO tells ESPN Insider that DE is our biggest weakness.
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