Top PFF grades: Offense
Here were the top-five offensive players for Tennessee in Week 7 based on PFF’s grades.
-With the season the Titans’ offensive line is having, it’s nice to see two players from upfront coming away with a top-five mark. While Lewan looked better than he has all season and didn’t commit a penalty for once, it’s shocking to see Jamil Douglas this high. He was forced into the game after a rib injury to Nate Davis, and while he didn’t wreck the game, Douglas certainly wasn’t great with Joey Bosa blowing him up on multiple occasions in the second half. Make of his grad what you will, but if Davis can’t go in Week 8 the Titans need to deploy Kevin Pamphile, not Douglas.
-With Delanie Walker being taken out of the game early due to his ankle issue, tight end Jonnu Smith stepped up and performed in the veteran’s absence. Smith totaled three catches for 64 yards and once again showed his big-play ability with a 35-yard reception. The biggest area of drop off the Titans will see with Smith in the lineup instead of Walker will be in pass protection, but otherwise Smith remains a matchup nightmare through the air for opposing defenses.
-Ryan Tannehill was the spark Tennessee needed in Week 7. He completed 23-of-29 passes for 312 yards and two touchdowns. Tannehill did throw a pick, but it was the result of a Chargers defender getting a piece of his arm as he threw. In his first test, the former No. 8 overall pick passed with flying colors.
-Corey Davis came to life on Sunday with Tannehill behind. He caught a season-high six passes for 80 yards, and the seven targets he saw was also his most in a game this season. Davis is a talented receiver that just needs an opportunity to prove it, and Tannehill gave him that chance in Week 7.