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Turn and Face the Strange: Titans Links from Jerlindsey

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It's time the Titans invested in an "elite" cornerback through the draft. The Titans haven't spent much "draft capital" on defensive backs in the past, but they have spent a lot of money on them. According to Paul Kuharsky, the Titans are ranked 31st in draft value for defensive backs, and fourth in money allocated to them, from 2013-2016. That seems to be no good. Currently the Titans hold the 5th and 18th pick in the first round of the upcoming draft. It would make a lot of sense for them to invest one of those current picks in a cornerback.

Quick Hit: Jonathan Allen visited the Titans.

Does Mariota's success change the scouting of "spread" QBs? Mariota was a "spread" QB during his time in Oregon, but Webster and Whizzbutt assured everyone he could play QB in the NFL. Mariota has shown he has a tremendous skill set since he entered the league back in 2015. So does Mariota's success change the way "spread" QBs are scouted? According to some scouts, coaches, and executives: he's an exception to the rule, and players are scouted on a "case-by-case" basis.

Quick Hit: The Titans hosted soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division.

That's all for today. Happy reading!