Grading the Tennessee Titans exceptional 2021 NFL draft class

Elijah Molden (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
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The Tennessee Titans identified their main goal and conquered it.

The Tennessee Titans spent half of their top-100 picks on making massive improvements to the secondary. In the first round, they took a page straight out of their 2019 draft playbook by drafting an incredibly talented player with medical concerns in Caleb Farley.

Before you judge this pick, remember that the Titans were right about the Jeffery Simmons pick (even though some of our staff wasn’t high on the pick at the time) and that was in large part due to Jon Robinson trusting his medical staff. In the medical checks in Indianapolis this year Tennessee’s medical team got to work on Farley first hand.

Additionally, Paul Kuharsky says that he reached out to three different teams and they all told that PK that Farley was medically cleared for them as well.

Who knows if he will be ready from day one, but there shouldn’t be any serious long-term concerns about his health at this point.

Aside from Farley, the Titans added Elijah Molden who projects to be one of the best (if not the best) slot cornerbacks in this draft. At Washington, he was used a lot like current Titans defensive back Amani Hooker where he moved around the formation from slot corner to dime linebacker, to safety against fronts that used two inline tight ends (think Stanford).