Tennessee Titans roster battles that should dominate camp discussions

Taylor Lewan #77, Tennessee Titans (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)
Taylor Lewan #77, Tennessee Titans (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images) /
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Derrick Henry #22, Tennessee Titans
Derrick Henry #22, Tennessee Titans (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images) /

35. . . . Running back. 3. player

Will the Tennessee Titans keep four or five running backs.

This just in. The fullback is NOT a dying position, but of the two the Tennessee Titans list on the 90-man training camp roster (Khari Blasingame and Tory Carter), it feels like the veteran RB/FB hybrid Blasingame should have the edge here over the undrafted rookie.

The rest of Tennessee’s running back room looks like this: Derrick Henry, Darrynton Evans, Brian Hill, Jeremy McNichols, Mekhi Sargent. Something tells us that Henry will make the roster (fingers crossed). There’s a theory floating around these parts that suggests the possibility of the Titans keeping four tight ends is a strong one. If that’s the case, the question then becomes this. Will Tennessee keep four running backs or five?

If the plan is to keep four, it makes sense to throw Hill or McNichols in the top four with Henry, Evans, and Blasingame. Hill might be the better pick right now, but that’s why teams practice and play preseason games. This should be an interesting battle, but the more important issue is this. Derrick Henry needs help. 681 carries over the past two regular seasons is a lot.