The draft is now only twelve days away, and the Tennessee Titans are the biggest question mark in this draft. Do they like their pass rushers? Do they think they can win with Zach Mettenberger? Do they think they should add another running back high in this draft? I don't know the answers to any of those questions, all I know is what the biggest areas of needs are for me going into the draft, and this is what they look like.
1. Offensive line
Not to beat a dead horse, but who are the Titans starting at right tackle? I mean it is kind of an important position. Regardless of whether or not you like the other two question marks on the offensive line (Brian Schwenke and Andy Levitre) at least they aren't a gaping hole.
Grabbing a guy like Daryl Williams in the middle rounds or even T.J. Clemmings at the top of round two makes a lot of sense for this team.
While you could argue that this position is more important than offensive line, there is at least some talent in that group. Charlie Whitehurst is an alright backup, and Zach Mettenberger did as well as any rookie quarterback last year despite dealing with a torn up offensive line and a weak group of receivers.
Everyone knows the options here are trading for Philip Rivers or drafting Marcus Mariota and either option is a solid idea.
3. Wide Receiver
With Nate Washington gone, the wide receiver depth chart is a mess behind Kendall Wright. Only the addition of Harry Douglas kept this from ranking second on the list, it is potentially that bad.
If Justin Hunter pans out, and if the Titans find a solid target in the middle rounds, then this group is as deep as any. However, if Hunter doesn't pan out and the Titans are trying to play in a three-receiver set, does anyone know off the top of their head who the third receiver would be? The most prove option would be Clyde Gates, which is not inspiring.
4. Running back
While I saw a lot of interesting things when I watched Bishop Sankey, he is far from a proven commodity. The Titans need someone to come in and compete, but that could come from their own depth chart. Both Lache Seastrunk and Antonio Andrews both graded out as mid round prospects in the 2014 NFL Draft, and with a full offseason under their belts maybe one of them will push for time this year.
5. Tight end
Finally, we get to the last position on the list. With Delanie Walker, Taylor Thompson and Craig Stevens on the roster, this team really has everything it could want in terms of tight end versatility. All of them can block or catch a pass, and Thompson and Stevens both add a lot as special teams contributors.
This group doesn't need any help unless someone impressive falls a round or two and they are just too valuable.