4 Underrated Tennessee Titans heading into the 2021 NFL season

Mike Vrabel, Tennessee Titans (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
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The Tennessee Titans are loaded with stars and sub-radar guys who will shock you.

This is going to be fun. It truly is because NFL fans love an underdog story, and the Tennessee Titans, though they probably shouldn’t be, are one of the true underdog stories in professional football. Everywhere you look there are doubters.

You’re a Titans fan. You’ve seen it. Finding another disrespectful slant on this team is as easy as doing a Google search on the team’s name or trying to find the latest story on your favorite player or coach. You don’t need the Titan Sized staff to drop any links for yourself. Check out any power ranking or quick write-up, and you’re sure to find someone that’s devaluing anyone from Jon Robinson to Mike Vrabel to the quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

ESPN even went so far as to drop a power ranking of the teams that should be the most successful over the next few seasons. Tennessee wound up in the middle of the pack on that list, behind the Los Angeles Chargers and about five spots behind the rival Indianapolis Colts. Please explain that Colts thing. Because Carson Wentz is there?

Vrabel, Robinson, and Tannehill could have all earned spots on this ranking of underappreciated Titans, but let’s dig a little deeper. Let’s go below the radar. Here are four guys whose names you may not hear unless you bring them up. These are four sub-radar guys who are going to drop a few jaws or shut a few mouths when the games count against the win-loss total. Remember who told you first.