Harold Landry is off to a great start with the Titans.
Sometimes I think that Tennessee Titans fans look around the league and see stars from other teams and don’t realize how rare it is for those players to come along.
Every year one or two of the 32 NFL teams gets a rookie that comes in and plays at a high level, and then that player is used as the standard for all rookies at that position.
For example, everyone wants a rookie EDGE to get drafted by the Tennessee Titans and become the next Jevon Kearse. The problem with that is Kearse was one of the best rookie EDGEs of all time and you only get one of those seasons every few years in the NFL.
I wanted to use this time to remind everyone that while Harold Landry isn’t Jevon Kearse, that doesn’t mean that people shouldn’t be very impressed with the start of his career.
Let me walk through some of the stats that people don’t really talk about and break down just how good the former NCAA sack leader has been for Tennessee.
Keep in mind, I’m not suggesting that Landry is an all-time talent but there is a young (25 or younger) nucleus of talent on the Titans defense that includes: Landry, Rashaan Evans, Jayon Brown, Jeffery Simmons, and Adoree Jackson.
Each one of those names is getting better and better, and each one of them could take a leap towards stardom in 2020.