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Filed under: Ranks the Tennessee Titans RBs #29

The ranking of the QBs yesterday surprised me a little bit.  The ranking of the running backs does not surprise me at all.  The Titans are ranked #29.

29. Tennessee Titans
After finishing the 2006 season ranked fifth in rushing yards per game behind the legs of RB Travis Henry, the Titans come into the 2007 season with the biggest question mark in the NFL at running back. Henry was released this offseason, and the Titans haven't replaced his production. The expected 2007 starter, LenDale White, is believed to have reported to OTAs at close to 260 pounds. The team spent its 2007 second-round pick on Chris Henry from the University of Arizona. Henry is a junior who came out early after having marginal college production. His draft status skyrocketed after Henry had an excellent combine and individual workout. The wild card in this group is veteran RB Chris Brown, who re-signed with the team. Brown was on the outs with management last season, and the former 1,000-yard rusher was inactive for a number of games. Should Brown find his early career form, the Titans' rushing attack could be better then advertised. With QB Vince Young still feeling his way as a young starter, it is imperative the Titans back him up with a solid run game. As of right now, it is tough to see that coming to fruition.
I do, however, think that the Titans will have a strong running game this year.  I know that the Titans have 3 guys that are all question marks, but I think that at least one guy will surface as a legitimate NFL back.  Plus the offensive line is really good.  That is the most important thing to any running attack.