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Chris Wesseling projects the Tennessee Titans 22 starters

How many do you agree with?

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Chris Wesseling and the crew put together a list of who they think will start on the Tennessee Titans offense and defense. Here is a quick breakdown of what they said:


QB: Marcus Mariota

RB: David Cobb

WR 1: Kendall Wright

WR 2: Justin Hunter

WR 3: Dorial Green-Beckham

TE: Delanie Walker

TE: Craig Stevens (optional)

LT: Taylor Lewan

LG: Andy Levitre

C: Brian Schwenke

RG: Chance Warmack

RT: Jeremiah Poutasi


DE: Jurrell Casey

NT: Sammie Hill

DE: Ropati Pitoitua

EDGE: Brian Orakpo

ILB: Avery Williamson

ILB: Zach Brown

EDGE: Derrick Morgan

CB: Jason McCourty

CB: Perrish Cox

NB: Coty Sensabaugh (optional)

SS: Michael Griffin

FS: Da'Norris Searcy


-If WR1/2/3 means where they should line up on the field, I strongly disagree with the order. Obviously your ideal #1 is DGB who can win really anywhere on the field, especially in a league where he won't be targeted high. After that, you would want Harry Douglas or Justin Hunter to step up and become the #2 so that you could put Kendall Wright where he belongs, over the middle.

-They nailed the running back position putting Cobb ahead of Sankey, just because I think this team has enough "move" type guys on the field and not enough physical presences. Put Cobb on the field and you are going to get a player who isn't afraid to take on contact. Also, his last year in college he dedicated to becoming a three-down back by working on pass protection and receiving, so I believe he has the tools to succeed.

-Another spot they nailed was the ILB spot. Zach Brown will push Wesley Woodyard off the field, and should give the Titans a much better blitzing and coverage linebacker.

-Looking at it on paper, I could easily see DeAngelo Blackson really pushing for time on the DL. While Casey, Hill, and Pitoitua are all good (great in Casey's case) they need a guy who makes an impact with the second group. I could even see him pushing Pitoitua to the second string by midseason if he is as talented as they think.

-I think if we are going by traditional safety roles, Searcy is much more likely to be the strong safety and Michael Griffin is a much better fit at free safety.