I’ve been high on the Tennessee Titans’ pick of DT Mike Martin in the 3rd round of the 2012 NFL Draft ever since it was made. ESPN is on the same page as myself. Now I don’t have the budget to be privy to ESPN In$ider articles but the lovely people of MusicCityMiracles.com do and that’s how I heard this news.
In the In$ider article they mention how hard it will be for coaches to keep Martin off the field and, as rare as it might be, both Mel Kiper and Todd McShay have that feeling about Martin.
Martin often demands double teams and thrives against single coverage. It’s hard to imagine the Titans not having Casey, Klug, and Martin in rotation and terrorizing other teams offensive lines. Martin has a great frame that almost purely consists of muscle. I’ve got big hopes for that kid.
It’s going to be a great year watching the Titans defensive line pull a 360 from where they were last year. Wimbley is a solid addition to the DE position and with a healthy Derrick Morgan and the young DT’s tearing it up in the middle, the Titans could have one of the best defensive lines in the NFL.
Wouldn’t that be great?
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