5 big needs that the Tennessee Titans still need to address

Arden Key (#49) and Harold Landry (#58), Tennessee Titans
Arden Key (#49) and Harold Landry (#58), Tennessee Titans / Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
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5. Wide Receiver

The position to include right here is not as clear-cut as the previous four, but wide receiver makes the most sense even with the addition of Calvin Ridley. Defensive tackle is one you could argue for given how important talent on the defensive line is, and that the Titans do not have much besides Jeffery Simmons.

But adding Sebastian Joseph-Day gives them someone who can start if needed, and it is more important to finish the task of giving Will Levis all the help he can get directly near him. In that case, you could also argue for a guard being more of a need than wide receiver, but it looks like the Titans are going to use their in-house guys to figure that out, and that is fine at least for 2024.

Bringing in Ridley does give them more flexibility around how and when they add another wide receiver, but they still need one. Besides Ridley and DeAndre Hopkins, the only guy the Titans have who has any potential as an NFL starter is Treylon Burks, but trusting him as anything more than depth would be tough given his injury history, and ineffectiveness when he has been healthy.

Not only that, but in all likelihood, Hopkins will not be on the Titans after this coming season, and it would be ideal to have someone who can be a replacement in 2025. Luckily, the class of receivers in this draft is one of the more loaded ones we have seen in a long time.

It is so stacked that there could be guys in the 4th round who could be contributors in year one, and the Titans would not even demand a ton from someone in this scenario. They need someone who, in 2024, can excel at the strengths he already has, and develop the rest of his game to eventually be a bonafide starter.

The Titans should have receiver as a priority in the draft, but it is less of a priority than it was in early March, and there are more than enough options out there to address it. And it has been made more than clear how this new front office and coaching staff value the position, so we should expect them to address it in Detroit.