Bill Barnwell of ESPN ranked all of the offenses in the NFL. Before you get all fired up about this, make sure you read his criteria. It is based off of skill talent, not including the quarterback, and more heavily weighted towards the receiver position. That is why it is almost acceptable to have the Browns ranked one spot higher than the Titans. Cleveland has a pretty impressive wide receiver group with the addition of Jarvis Landry to Josh Gordon and Corey Coleman. Sure, there are a lot of questions there, but man is the ceiling high for them.
Anyway, here is what Barnwell had to say about the Titans (with a GOAT video game reference):
Is Corey Davis going to blossom into a No. 1 receiver? Injuries and the curse that has seemingly afflicted rookie wideouts over the past several seasons limited Davis to 375 receiving yards in his debut campaign, but if the No. 5 overall pick in last year’s draft takes a big leap forward, everything could fall into place for Tennessee. Rishard Matthews is likely stretched as a top wideout, but he would be an above-average No. 2.
Delanie Walker is beginning to decline as he hits his age-34 campaign, but if Davis can take some of the heat off Tennessee’s star tight end on third downs -- where Walker has caught 72 passes over the past three years, more than any other tight end in the league -- Walker’s aging won’t slow down Marcus Mariota. The one-two punch of Derrick Henry and Dion Lewis does have the Ice Hockey-approved big back/small back combo down, but Lewis’ perennial injury concerns cap his ceiling, while the track record of backs leaving New England is riddled with disappointments.
I will leave this with what I say about every ranking like this that comes out....I cannot wait to see where the Titans are on this list next year. I guarantee you they will be in the top 10 because Davis is going to establish himself as a #1 receiver, and that is going to be really fun to watch.