Tennessee Titans announce 53-man roster for 2022

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Last year Tennessee Titans fans, unfortunately, had to see just how much a roster can change from the start of the season to the end of the season.

While there could still be changes made to this roster when waiver claims are processed, for the most part, this is the team’s roster for 2022.

I have broken the roster down into groups and listed the players on the PUP list below, so don’t freak out if you don’t see someone on this list if they have been injured in camp.

These numbers can serve as an important reminder to fans about the way that Jon Robinson and Mike Vrabel like to structure a team.

24 Tennessee Titans players on offense

QB (2): Ryan Tannehill, Malik Willis

RB/FB (5): Derrick Henry, Dontrell Hilliard, Hassan Haskins, Julius Chestnut, Tory Carter

WR (5): Robert Woods, Treylon Burks, Nick Westbrook-Ikine, Kyle Philips, Racey McMath

TE (3): Austin Hooper, Chig Okonkwo, Geoff Swaim

OL (9): Taylor Lewan, Aaron Brewer, Jamarco Jones, Ben Jones, Corey Levin, Nate Davis, Dennis Daley, Dillon Radunz, Nicholas Petit-Frere

29 Tennessee Titans players on defense and special teams

DL (7): Jeffery Simmons, Denico Autry, Teair Tart, DeMarcus Walker, Naquan Jones, Kevin Strong, Da’Shawn Hand

EDGE (4): Harold Landry, Bud Dupree, Ola Adeniyi, Rashad Weaver

LB (4): David Long Jr., Zach Cunningham, Chance Campbell, Dylan Cole

CB (6): Kristian Fulton, Roger McCreary, Caleb Farley, Elijah Molden, Tre Avery, Ugo Amadi

S (5): Kevin Byard, Amani Hooker, Lonnie Johnson, A.J. Moore, Joshua Kalu

ST (3): Randy Bullock, Morgan Cox, Ryan Stonehouse

PUP (2): Monty Rice, Caleb Shudak

The Tennessee Titans went heavier on the defensive line than I think anyone expected them to. With hybrid players like DeMarcus Walker, Denico Autry, and Rashad Weaver, it looked like they wouldn’t need to keep so many of the heavy defensive linemen.

However, both Kevin Strong and Da’Shawn Hand made it to the first version of the 53-man roster.

Only one UDFA made the roster and that was running back Julius Chestnut. Similarly, only one draft pick was cut and that was Theo Jackson who missed a large portion of camp with an injury.

While the Tennessee Titans are a run-heavy team, it is a little bit surprising that they decided to only keep five receivers and three tight ends. Maybe an addition to one of these positions is coming in the next 24 hours, but if not that is an interesting choice.