Tennessee Titans Free Agent Interests: WR Greg Jennings
August 3, 2012; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings (85) celebrates a touchdown catch by doing the “Lambeau leap” during the family night scrimmage at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
The Tennessee Titans don’t know how much they can count on WR Kenny Britt anymore. The only consistency he’s brought to the organization is trouble and injuries. His latest run in with trouble is a testament to that. He’s worn out both the Titans and his fans with his antics.
Greg Jennings doesn’t appear to be returning to Green Bay as they move forward with their young group of WR’s. Jennings has put his house up for sale and seems ready to move on. While his family has been quite so understanding, Jennings has been a good sport about it, understanding that the NFL is a business.
But back to the subject at hand, the Titans should at least give Jennings a look.
Britt is entering his contract year, and while he’s shown flashes of brilliance, he’s shown more of being a bust. Britt’s health has, and will continue to be a problem for him. He also seems incapable of staying out of trouble.
Jennings will be turning 30 this year and has had a couple off years thanks to injuries, but his career pretty much speaks for itself:
The Titans need a big target for QB Jake Locker, someone he knows he can sling it to when he’s got nowhere else to go with it. We all hoped Britt would be that for Locker, and 2013 will be his last chance to prove that he can be.
While Jennings only stand 5’11, he plays much bigger, and as you can see by his YPC, he gets it done. He has had a great QB slinging him the ball in Green Bay, but he’s also a great receiver who has had a consistent career. The Titans need some consistently good play at the WR position. While they would have to pay a pretty penny to get him, he’d be someone the Titans could count on, something they don’t have in Britt.
While I doubt they shell out the money to get him, it’s a nice thought. They have to find a consistent playmaker at WR. With Britt entering his contract year, it’s not so hard to believe that they’ll be looking for someone to take his place via free agency or the draft.
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