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Has the journeyman wide receiver found a home in Tennessee?

Ezra Shaw

No one expected much from Derek Hagan when he was added to the roster this offseason. It seemed like he was just another camp body to keep the pace of practice moving. However, it looks like Hagan won't be an easy player to cut.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>WR Derek Hagan had an impressive few days in June and just made a nice catch on a deep ball from Locker <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Titans?src=hash">#Titans</a></p>&mdash; Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) <a href="https://twitter.com/jwyattsports/statuses/493056593240809473">July 26, 2014</a></blockquote>
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With the top-three receivers already all but certain, there are many players vying for that last "starting" receiver position. If Hagan can get in a rhythm with Locker this offseason, they may find Hagan a strong option to be a rotational receiver and third down sub.

Another interesting note about this, is that it seems like every receiver was running vertically today. Both Kendall Wright, Justin Hunter, Derek Hagan, and Marc Mariani all reportedly beat their man for deep ball. With more of a vertical presence expected this year, it is good to see that Locker is already finding a way to get the ball to those playmakers deep.