Kendall Wright and the coaching staff are on the same page in on very important goal: the rookie WR will play early, and he'll play often. Historically rookie WRs have struggled to make a big impact, but you're seeing it happen more often now that the NFL and college football have gotten so pass happy. Also in this post, Wyatt updates us on the WR corps that's in camp, and tabs Damian Williams vs. Lavelle Hawkins as the premier battle to watch. Hawkins has missed time with a foot injury so far during the offseason, but the long buried receiver really came on late last year while Williams failed to answer the call when Britt went down.
Breaking news: the Titans and Chris Johnson want to be more effective running the ball this year.
Paul K recaps the ESPN Insider rankings of NFL franchises with the best young talent, and the Titans lead the AFC South by finishing 7th overall.
Will Witherspoon spoke at a congressional briefing session in support of recently proposed legislation that would phase-out the use of antibiotics in healthy farm animals, while reserving their use when medically necessary. 'Spoon raises grass-fed cattle on his farm just outside of St. Louis, and uses better techniques rather than easy medicines to keep his herd healthy.
Finally, somebody at PFT knows what they're talking about:
No back has been better the last four years than Chris Johnson.
Ugh. More fun with consistently counter-intuitive PFF blocking stats.