3 Tennessee Titans bold predictions for 2021 that are way-too-early

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How about 4,000 yards, 35 scores, and a top-five rating for the Tennessee Titans QB?

Titans signal-caller Ryan Tannehill probably won’t be placed in that John Elway or Joe Montana class when his playing days are over. He’s not as creative as Russell Wilson, as athletically gifted as Aaron Rodgers, or someone that’s going to beat Michael Vick in a foot race (even now). What Tannehill brings to the table is this.

He’s someone who isn’t going to put his team in harm’s way. After six seasons in Miami with the Dolphins, he’s found what so many quarterbacks spend their entire careers searching for (and sometimes never find), the perfect situation and the perfect offense to suit their talents.

At the risk of sounding disrespectful, here’s something to mull over. We might not be talking about Tannehill in this light had he landed somewhere else, but to be fair, this offense began to look a whole lot better when Tannehill took over for Marcus Mariota.

Expect the next stage of 17’s growth process during 2021. Expect efficiency, and expect a better showing from his receiving corps than many are predicting. Here’s your bold prediction. Tannehill will continue to protect the football on his way to a top-five passer rating, 4,000 passing yards, and 35 touchdown passes.