Former Tennessee Titans DT Sen’Derrick Marks has signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on a one-year deal. Marks is a former second-round pick for the Titans that never quite lived up to the billing. While he has shown improvement over the past few years, he hasn’t shown enough to warrant the pick spent on him and the Titans have obviously moved on to what they perceive as greener fields with the signing of DT Sammie Hill during the first few days of free agency.
Marks is the 5th member of the Titans 2009 NFL Draft class that they let walk this year (RB Javon Ringer, LB Gerald McRath, TE Jared Cook, CB Ryan Mouton). The only member remaining of that class are 1st round WR Kenny Britt and 6th round CB Jason McCourty which was originally an 11 pick draft.
The Titans now have Jurrell Casey, Mike Martin, Sammie Hill, Karl Klug, and DaJohn Harris on the roster at the DT position.
They could still look to add more talent to the position during the upcoming 2013 NFL Draft, though it would most likely come somewhere in the mid to later rounds. Their biggest areas of need that they’ll be addressing early should be CB and OL, though with the players they were able to round up in free agency, they’ve left themselves plenty of room to take whomever they see fit.
We’re getting closer to the draft every day. Just a little more than 3 weeks and we’ll be hearing the words “With the 10th pick of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans select….” That is, unless they trade back. Either way, you should be getting excited about the draft. It has all the makings of a doozy for the Titans.
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