Tennessee Titans shoot up NFL’s triplet rankings.
For years the Tennessee Titans have fought to stay out of the basement in the NFL’s “triplet” rankings, but things are looking up for Mike Vrabel’s team.
In case you aren’t familiar with the term, “triplets” just refers to a team’s quarterback, running back and pass catcher. Generally, that pass-catcher is a wide receiver, but in the NFL’s latest triplet rankings they included tight ends as well.
These lists basically start off with the quarterback because of the three, QB is the only position that you don’t rotate without an injury. So, as you can imagine years of Vince Young, Kerry Collins, Matt Hasselbeck, Jake Locker, Zach Mettenberger, and Marcus Mariota, have pulled the Titans down these rankings before analysts even got a chance to look past QB (not Mariota as much as the others).
However, now that the Titans have Ryan Tannehill putting up incredible efficiency numbers, Tennessee can finally make their case to be one of the top teams. And when you have the NFL’s leading rusher in Derrick Henry, and maybe one of the great WRs of this next generation in A.J. Brown, how high can the team be ranked?
Remember, no matter what the analysis is, every major media member is going to be lower on Tannehill than Titans fans because:
1. They didn’t watch every snap he took in 2019 and are primarily drawing their opinions from stats, the playoffs, and (at best) one or two regular season games.
2. The vast majority of the snaps that they have seen Tannehill play have come from his time with Adam Gase in Miami.
So, let’s look at where every AFC South team ranked on Ali Bhanpuri’s list.