Titans Training Camp Player Spotlight - Taylor Thompson

Taylor Thompson lines up in the slot - Sports By Sharona

One player I want to highlight from the first series of practices is Taylor Thompson. The second year tight end could be poised for a big year.

With the sidelining of Delanie Walker, Taylor Thompson has benefited and there are few interesting things I saw from the first series of practices. First, let me say his hands have greatly improved from the 2012 season. Second, the Titans look to use him in a wide variety of ways.

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The Titans have Taylor lining up as a wide receiver not only in formation but as a motion play. He has lined up at every receiver position including slot as you see above.

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Here he is in the slot just on the other side.

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He is also lining up at tight end in some sets and here he is working out with the TE group.

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I had originally pegged Thompson to break out in year 3 but he is looking like a viable option in the passing game this year. It will be interesting to see how the snaps get divided when Delanie Walker comes back.

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