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Best Titans Draft Picks, No. 8: DE Jevon Kearse

Over the next few weeks heading up to the draft we will be highlighting the biggest busts and greatest picks in the history of the Titans.  I have decided to only look at the picks the franchise has made since the move to Tennessee instead of trying to look back at the entire history of the franchise.


Now we will countdown the top 10 best picks in franchise history. 

The Freak is the 8th best pick of the Titans era.  Of course you expect a guy picked 16th overall to be a good player, but Jevon Kearse came in and dominated from day one.  He set and NFL record for sacks by a rookie in 1999 with 14.5 and was named to pretty much every All-Pro team that year.  He tallied 36 sacks in his first three seasons with the Titans.

Top 10 Busts:

#10 Shad Meier
#9 Tyrone Calico
#8 Ben Troupe
#7 Courtney Roby
#6 Paul Williams
#5 Kevin Dyson
#4 Chris Henry
#3 Andre Woolfolk
#2 Adam Jones
#1 Vince Young

Top 10 Successes:

#10 Marc Mariani
#9 Bo Scaife

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