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Tennessee Titans Crack Top 5 Offensive Lines

The Tennessee Titans are in Matt Millers top 5 position groups.


It's the off season and time for 100 degree days mixed with a multitude of "Top 5 lists" from all the sportswriters that really have nothing else to write about. Matt Miller of the Bleacher Report released a top 5 teams at every position post the other day and I flipped through it to see if the Titans happened to make any.

I'll save you the aggravation of clicking through a slideshow in order to read the article and just tell you the Titans made the list, but only at one position. Offensive line.

After having one of the worst offensive lines in 2012 to one of the best in 2013 (allegedly) is quite a jump. The remade interior should fill out nicely between two of the best bookends in the league of Michael Roos and David Stewart. This is of course assuming Stewart recovers fully from his leg injury from last December.

The additions of Andy Levitre and Chance Warmack around projected starter Fernando Velasco at center should provide the running lanes and pass protection needed to make the offense work. After thinking about the offensive line a little bit, I'm of the mindset that it could benefit the Titans to have Velasco retain the starting spot at center. There's already enough new parts to the line, and in a make or break year for Jake Locker and the coaching staff, there isn't enough leash to incur the occasional mistake at the center position. As high as everyone is on Brian Schwenke and his attitude, it won't hurt for him to spend a year in the system and be second string either.

I'm a little surprised the running backs didn't get an honorable mention for the Titans. I'm not sure how much weight the second and third RB on the team received, but neither Adrian Peterson nor Chris Johnson made the list.