After spending the first two days on offense, the Titans have added new pieces on the other side of the ball relatively quickly. The team was very poor along the front 7, and after adding a defensive lineman in Angelo Blackson, they decided to address the edge as well.
The Titans clearly liked Mount throughout the process. He was one of the team's 30 official visits to the facility. He is very long and lanky, at roughly 6 feet 5 inches, 250 pounds. Josh Norris from Rotoworld has repeatedly said that he is a better prospect than his teammate Lorenzo Mauldin, who was taken yesterday. He certainly has the tools, and it looks like the Titans have another edge rusher that they can work with.
Mount is certainly not going to start right away--Brian Orakpo and Derrick Morgan's jobs are very secure--but he can contribute this season. The team was not deep at this position at all last season. We saw players such as Quentin Groves and Dontay Moch playing significant snaps at the end of the season, which is a recipe for disaster. After signing Jonathan Massaquoi, along with the other two big signings in free agency, the Titans added depth. This puts the Titans in a good position, because it gives him time to develop, and adds another body.
Adding to the front 7 is always a good thing. By continuing to add depth and competition, the Titans are doing the right thing on day 3. Mount should have a chance to be a contributor in Tennessee.