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NFL Draft 2015: Eight Potential Mid Round Targets for the Titans

The Titans will still have plenty of needs to fill on day two and three of the draft.

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We spend a lot of time talking about what the Tennessee Titans are going to do with the second overall pick.  That's really important, but it is also important, with the lack of talent on the current roster, that they hit on the guys they take in the middle rounds.  With that in mind, Lambert gives us 8 guys that the Titans could target in middle rounds:

Mike Davis, RB, South Carolina

Davis was one of my favorite evaluations this season. He's only 5'9, 215 pounds, but he runs with a chip on his shoulder. He isn't the biggest, fastest or most agile runner that you'll come across, but he's a workhorse that doesn't wear down. He has enough burst to succeed in the NFL and he will surprise you with his power.

How does he fit? The Titans must get more productive in the run game and adding Davis would be a great start. Bishop Sankey would step into a complimentary role, splitting carries with Davis to start. I believe Davis is more talented than any runner on the Titans roster right now.

Expected round: 3

David Cobb, RB, Minnesota

Cobb offers you a bigger body at the running back spot, but still is nimble enough to pick his way through traffic. He lacks speed overall but displays a nice burst when needed. His 230 pound frame is strong enough to break through arm tackles, but his vision and feet are what makes him productive.

How does he fit? Cobb would essentially replace Shonn Greene, who would likely be cut in this scenario. He would give the Titans a big body that can wear down defenses with his physical style.

Expected round: 4

Tre McBride, WR, William & Mary

McBride plays a lot bigger than his 6'0 tall body would suggest. He was the main cog in William & Mary's offense, going up and getting nearly everything that was thrown at him. He's a momentum runner; meaning that he needs space to build speed. He lacks some "twitch" and start stop ability which may hurt him as a route runner at the next level.

How does he fit? McBride would step into the 4th receiver role immediately. He would have some time to develop under Harry Douglas and Kendall Wright as he gets acclamated to the talent jump from FCS to the NFL.

Expected round: 3-4

Dezmin Lewis, WR, Central Arkansas

Lewis is a long, athletic receiver that possesses great ball skills. He has a great pair of hands, snagging everything away from his body. Lewis lacks some top end speed and won't do a whole lot to stretch the field for you, but he can go get the ball with the best of them. He's thin and lacks some physicality, but he's a good route runner who offers you a big target.

How does he fit? Lewis possesses an almost identical body to that of Justin Hunter. It doesn't look like Hunter is going to be the Titans answer, so Lewis would immediately push Hunter for playing time. He would be the 4th receiver this season with hopes of developing into a potential number two down the road.

Expected round: 4

Daryl Williams, OT, Oklahoma

Williams is going to make his money in the NFL as a powerful run blocker. He's huge, weighing in at 330 pounds and possessing a 6'5 frame. He generates all kinds of power from his lower half and upper body. His technique as a pass protector is sloppy at best, however. He doesn't appear to be overly athletic and he struggles to stay in front of speed rushers. If he can keep his feet under him, Williams could be a top flight right tackle. That's a big if, however.

How does he fit? Williams would go into camp in a positional battle with Byron Stingily for the starting right tackle role. He needs some technique work, so sitting him for a season wouldn't be the worst thing.

Expected round: 3

Danielle Hunter, Edge, LSU

Hunter has everything you want in an edge rusher, except for quickness – which is a big part of getting after the passer. He has the length, strength and girth that you want. He's 6'5, 252 and is still rough around the edges. He flashes some quickness, but comes off lethargic more often than not. There some technique issues (hand placement/pad level), but nothing that can't be coached out of him.

How does he fit? Hunter is actually pretty similar to Derrick Morgan as a prospect. He would slide into the number three pass rusher role, spelling Morgan and Orakpo.

Expected round: 4

Markus Golden, Edge, Missouri

Golden is one of the latest pass rushers to be pumped out of Missouri's NFL pipeline. He displays a good burst off of the edge to go along with his heavy, active hands. He lacks some length and will get eaten up by the bigger tackles. Golden didn't test well athletically, backing up what he showed on tape. He can be a solid depth rusher, capable of being the third man in a rotation.

How does he fit? Golden would be a depth selection. The Titans will probably have to add another pass rusher, especially with Orakpo's injury history.

Expected round: 3-4

Davis Tull, Edge, Chattanooga

I had the privelage of watching Tull grow and develop during my time interning within the Chattanooga athletics department. Let me be the first to tell you, he's legit. Tull measured in the top two athletically at the combine among all of the edge prospects. His burst off the edge is special, compensating for his lack of length. He should flourish in a 3-4 system as a pass rushing specialist to start as he gets acclamated to the NFL game.

How does he fit? Tull would provide depth for his first season in Nashville. He would be a third down specialist, coming on in passing situations only to start.

Expected round: 4