Who doesn't love a good preseason NFL power ranking? I know I do. Well NFL.com has put one out, and they are not buying into the Mariota #hype. They have the Tennessee Titans ranked 31st...just ahead of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers:
Since we're all tracking interceptions by the quarterback in training camp, it would be good to know how many holes running back Bishop Sankey has missed, how many two-hand-touch tackles Titans linebackers have whiffed on and how many deer-in-the-headlights looks the Tennessee secondary has delivered while lost in coverage. Otherwise, here's hoping Marcus Mariota is as prepared as advertised. Until we find out for sure, second to last is where this team sits.
The comments are a little harsh, but you cannot blame them for ranking the Titans 31st. They were terrible last year and need to prove that they have gotten better before they start to move up lists like this one.