The Tennessee Titans are now an abysmal 1-5 and while they have the best point differential in the division, they are still comfortably at the bottom below the Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars and the Houston Texans. So, lets look a little closer at that.
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Indianapolis Colts: 3-4, point differential: -27 (24th in the league) @ Carolina
Houston Texan: 2-5, point differential: -45 (28th in the league) next week's game vs Tennessee
Jacksonville Jaguars: 2-5, point differential: -60 (30th in the league) Bye
Tennessee Titans: 1-5, point differential: -20 (20th in the league) next week's game: @ Houston
So if you are an optimist, you can look at this schedule and say that the Titans are really only two games from tying at the top of the division and only three games from an outright lead. With a game against the Houston Texans next week, the Titans have a chance to jump up even with the other two teams.
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However, if you are more like me and the majority of Titans fans at this point who are just ready for the next era of Titans football (with a new coach). If you are then you probably have your eyes all the way to April then let me show you what could happen tonight.
If the Baltimore Ravens can get an upset tonight on national television against the Arizona Cardinals, then the Titans will control THE SECOND PICK IN THE 2016 NFL DRAFT outright. With some holes at OL, DB, ILB, and RB having the top pick can do a lot of things.
It can get you a player like Vernon Hargreaves from Florida who is one of the best CB prospects to come out in the last few years, and someone who fills a major hole. Or you can trade down for someone trying to get one of the big named QBs and fill your team with talented players like Ronnie Stanley (OT Notre Dame), Laquon Treadwell (WR Ole Miss) and Corey Coleman (WR Baylor).
I don't know what this team will do with that pick or even who will be making that call, but what I do know is that if the Titans lose a few more games in the next four or five weeks, then there will be a lot of questions to answer and another season where a lot of job both on and off the field are in jeopardy.