The Tennessee Titans have a fascinating offseason ahead of them, filled with key personnel decisions that will shape the face of the franchise for the next few seasons. Jon Robinson is now tasked with deciding what to do with Derrick Henry, along with Ryan Tannehill, who was statistically one of the NFL’s best passers from 2019.
The success that this team found in January has them in an unfamiliar position for the NFL Draft, picking 29th overall. What they will do with that pick should become at least a little more clear after free agency, but things remain wide open for now.
Trevor Sikkema over at The Draft Network tried a new idea in his latest mock draft, turning the computer loose for a full AI simulation. Here are the results for the Titans.
No. 29: QB Jordan Love
No. 61: IOL Matt Hennessy
No. 93: Edge Bradlee Anae
So the Titans come away with a potential future answer at quarterback in Jordan Love, who would likely benefit from sitting behind Ryan Tannehill. If Robinson gets something short term done with Tannehill, this makes a lot of sense, whether it be Love or another passer in this class.
Love is regarded as a guy with all the arm talent needed to succeed, but could use some seasoning. You don’t see rookies sit for long on the bench anymore, but the Titans would offer Love a pretty interesting spot to sit and learn, while offering a backup plan if Tannehill comes back down to earth next season.
The AI mock came back and beefed up the interior offensive line depth, perhaps with a future starter in Matt Hennessy. It finished by adding pass rushing help, which might just be Tennessee’s biggest need. Bradlee Anae was the final pick of day two, but he would have the clearest path to immediate playing time of the group.
My biggest gripe here would be not grabbing a corner or right tackle with that second pick. What are your thought on this haul?