The Tennessee Titans don't have as many needs as many people would think based on their record, and with a interesting offseason they have positioned themselves to take the best player available in the 2014 NFL Draft. However, even if these three players are somehow the best players on their board, they should look elsewhere with the top pick in my opinion.
1. Justin Gilbert CB, OKST
A lot of people love Gilbert because he has long arms and he is a great return man, but I just don't see him as a first round corner. GIlbert is in a cornerback class that is deep and without a star at the top, and there are many players that could fall to day two that would present more value. Jason Verrett, Kyle Fuller, Bradley Roby, and Darqueze Dennard are just a few that an excellent DC like Ray Horton could get the most out of with the 42 pick.
2. Kony Ealy DE, Mizzou
Ealy had a lot of buzz earlier in the offseason, but that has died down lately. Ealy isn't really a great fit for the Titans, because I think where he thrives is as a situational 3-tech and that job belongs to Jurrell Casey. Some people say that he could be a very good 5-tech, but I just don't see that.
3. Marqise Lee WR, USC
Lee is probably still the consensus third WR behind Watkins and Evans, but 11 is way too rich for him. I know the Titans will probably add a wide receiver in this draft, but the guy that makes all the sense in the world is Jordan Matthews from Vanderbilt. Add the local prospect in round two and pair him with Justin Hunter and Kendall Wright. Having two receivers 6'3" and over in addition to one of the best slot men in the league (who will finally be getting some great coaching) and you have a lethal tandem.