The Titans drafted Adoree Jackson to be a game changer on defense and special teams. There was a lot of talk that it would take a while for Jackson to make an impact on defense because Jackson also ran track at USC. He never got a spring practice, so his corner skills would take a while to develop.
It turns out that isn’t exactly the case. Here is what PFF had to say about Adoree’s performance yesterday:
Titans rookie CB Adoree' Jackson was solid in coverage, allowing four receptions on six targets for 42 yards, with just eight yards allowed after the catch. Bortles posted an 86.8 passer rating when targeting Jackson.
He was thrust into the starting lineup last week after LeShaun Sims was injured during practice. Jackson has made it pretty clear that he has no intentions of giving up that spot.
As a bonus, he made a really nice play in run support yesterday on Leonard Fournette:
That’s how the Titans first round corner plays the run game. Here’s how the Jaguars first round corner (from last year) plays the run game:
Which one is better?
Oh, and Adoree also adds this: