The only 7 players that the Tennessee Titans can draft in the first round
By Will Lomas
The Tennessee Titans 7 options
Being an NFL GM is very difficult, especially during the draft, but Jon Robinson has to make sure that the Tennessee Titans walk away with one of these seven players if he doesn’t trade down.
Before I go into my list, let me just make a few things clear. First, players like Aidan Hutchinson, Kayvon Thibodeaux, Evan Neal, etc. that are guaranteed to go in the top 6-12 picks, are not going to be on this list.
Second, my criteria for this are players that can improve the Tennessee Titans both short term and long term. If there is a quarterback with a chance to be a top-10 starter in the NFL, he will be on this list. If there is a can’t-miss linebacker prospect who is going to come in and usurp Zach Cunningham or David Long Jr., they will be on this list.
Finally, who the player is replacing is almost as important as their own upside. If you could guarantee that there was a great tight-end prospect who could come in and replace Geoff Swaim and be a co-TE1 with Austin Hooper, then that is a much bigger improvement than drafting a center who will probably ride the bench behind Ben Jones for a year.
This list can be broken down into three categories.