Titans Draft Picks, Team Needs & First Round Betting Odds
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Titans Draft Needs
- EDGE/LB: The Titans’ pass rush ranked 29th in the NFL in sacks per game (1.4). They will have to replace Clowney, who they acquired via free agency in 2020 on a one-year deal.
- CB: Tennessee’s pass defense allowed the fourth-most yards per game (277.4) last season. The secondary also lost cornerbacks Adoree’ Jackson and Desmond King during free agency.
- WR: The Titans will likely look to add depth to complement A.J. Brown after the departure of WR2 Corey Davis, who signed with the Jets this offseason.
- TE: Jonnu Smith was an early free-agent domino to fall after he signed with the Patriots. It’s possible this means Anthony Firkser could step up, but they also may seek to add young talent at the position in the draft.
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- WR: The team replaced Corey Davis, who finished fifth of 112 qualifiers in yards per route run (2.58), with Josh Reynolds, who finished 90th (1.26). Cameron Batson, Nick Westbrook-Ikhine, Marcus Johnson, Chester Rogers, Rashard Davis, Cody Hollister and Mason Kinsey represent a black hole on the depth chart for a team that can no longer depend on getting by without depth at the position after losing top tight end Jonnu Smith to New England.
- OT: LT Taylor Lewan posted a PFF grade of 61.8 — 12.5 points below his previous career low — before tearing his ACL in Week 6 and is entering his age-30 season. Projected starting RT Kendall Lamm has started more than four games once in six seasons, while Ty Sambrailo and David Quessenberry are backup swing-tackle material at best.
- DE/LB: Free-agent signing Denico Autry posted his worst PFF grade since 2015 (63.7) and is entering his age-31 campaign, while fellow acquisition Bud Dupree is coming off a torn ACL. The Titans need more pass-rushing depth after finishing 2020 30th in sacks (19) and 31st in pressure rate (17.6%).