Today was Alabama’s pro day. To no one’s surprise, there were representatives from all 32 NFL teams in attendance. The Titans had a lot of their heavy hitters there:
Among those in attendance at Alabama pro day: Pete Carroll, Bill Belichick, Todd Bowles, Steelers GM Kevin Colbert, Titans DC Dick LeBeau— Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) March 8, 2017
#Titans director of college scouting Blake Beddingfield among those at Alabama pro day.— Chase Goodbread (@ChaseGoodbread) March 8, 2017
There are at least 3 guys, Reuben Foster, O.J. Howard, and Jonathan Allen, that the Titans could be targeting in the first round.
Speaking of Foster, Saban had the line of the year when discussing the linebacker’s incident at the combine:
Nick Saban comments on the Reuben Foster incident— Ryan C. Fowler (@RyanCFowler) March 8, 2017
Linebacker or Candy Striper ? #QuoteofTheYear pic.twitter.com/ssQwerIGPd
My sources tell me the Titans are indeed interested in Foster as a linebacker, not a candy striper.
I have yet to see any details on exactly what happened at the hospital in Indianapolis that got Foster sent home from the combine. Saban pretty much dismisses it as not a big deal in this clip, but what else would you expect him to do?
Teams will do their due diligence on Foster. His draft stock probably won’t really be affected by this one incident if it is truly an isolated incident.