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NFL Free Agency 2015: Titans should target Devin McCourty

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The Tennessee Titans should have an inside track on bringing former New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty to Nashville.

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Safeties that can play center field are in high demand in today's NFL, and they are really hard to find.  That is why when one becomes available, teams should jump all over him.  Devin McCourty is that guy.  He is ranked by Pro Football Focus as the best safety available in free agency. Here is part of what they had to say about him:

Topping our list is McCourty, who made a seamless transition from corner (where he graded at +11.7 overall in his rookie season) to deep safety. He’s shown exceptional coverage ability, grading above +10.0 there in each of the last three seasons and ranking at or near the top among his peers.... there should be plenty of action for one of the league’s best and most versatile safeties who also provides positive play in support and will be 28 years old at the start of the 2015 season.

The Titans, if they chose to go after Devin, have an advantage that no other team can match:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Sitting here looking at the clock waiting for 4pm to come and putting my recruiting packet together (J-Mac) <a href="http://t.co/Nxw1McJlCf">pic.twitter.com/Nxw1McJlCf</a></p>&mdash; Devin&amp;Jason McCourty (@McCourtyTwins) <a href="https://twitter.com/McCourtyTwins/status/572449758285070336">March 2, 2015</a></blockquote>

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The Titans have been overpaying Michael Griffin for a few years now because there simply wasn't a better option.  McCourty is that better option.  He is going to be expensive, but he will be worth every single penny against the passing attack of Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts.

The Titans have a ton of money to spend.  They obviously aren't going to sign every player that I have posted about over the last few weeks, but they would be wise to go after McCourty.