No. 11 Tennessee Titans: Anthony Barr, LB, UCLA
Dec 31, 2013; El Paso, TX, USA; UCLA Bruins linebacker Anthony Barr (11) walks off the field after winning the 2013 Sun Bowl at Sun Bowl Stadium. UCLA defeated Virginia Tech 42-12. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
Free agency will have a major impact on how the Tennessee Titans approach the 2014 NFL Draft. What will they do with Alterraun Verner and Bernard Pollard? Will they find their outside linebacker and/or inside linebacker? When will they find a replacement for David Stewart, who’s almost certainly ready to become a cap casualty?
Edge-rusher is the No. 1 need in Ray Horton‘s 3-4 hybrid defense. With all three top offensive tackles off the board and a linebackers coach who was Barr’s defensive coordinator at UCLA, Barr appears like a realistic fit.
That said, this team would benefit with a trade-down to increase their six total picks. The question: is there anyone who’d want to trade up? Not seeing it right now…