3 Tennessee Titans who might be disappointments in 2021

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Caleb Farley, Tennessee Titans
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Caleb Farley, cornerback. 3. player. 35. . .

Tennessee Titans cornerback Caleb Farley

When the first full week of August began, the Tennessee Titans made an announcement. We may be past the anxiety that has surrounded the 22nd-overall selection of the 2021 NFL Draft, Caleb Farley. He was promoted to the training camp’s active roster from the Non-Football Injury list. That’s huge.

It wasn’t even a week ago that we were asking questions about whether or not Farley would be available for the first game of the Titans’ regular-season schedule. Now, the vibe is different. Now, there’s a sense that Farley may be able to get some work during the preseason slate of games. There isn’t a fan of this team on Planet Earth that isn’t happy to hear that news.

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Make no mistake about it though. Like it or not, the phrase ‘injury prone’ follows Caleb Farley now. 2017 brought an ACL injury. His recent back surgery is a concern, and even though he fell to the Titans at the bottom half of the draft, after seeing so many first-rounders that this team has taken get off to slow starts, Jeffery Simmons and Corey Davis for example, this is a selection that pokes at your fear compass if you love the Tennessee Titans.

He could be very good for this team, but in all honesty, Farley’s selection has a little bit of bust potential too.