5 Tennessee Titans that could be traded before the deadline

Wild Card Round - Tennessee Titans v New England Patriots
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4. DeAndre Hopkins, Wide Receiver

Speaking of trades that would hurt the team in the future, Hopkins is someone that teams seem to be calling about.

On one hand, the Tennessee Titans only have Hopkins for the next season and a half, and this team needs young talent. However, if the Tennessee Titans are as terrible as they look right now, they are either going to end up with a highly talented rookie quarterback, left tackle, or wide receiver.

Two of those positions would benefit from having DeAndre Hopkins on the roster (QB and WR), and Hopkins would benefit from the other (LT). Mike Vrabel loves Hopkins and he was the best offseason signing that Vrabel made this offseason, so I don't think he is motivated to trade him at the deadline.

If they were to move him, it absolutely has to be for a Day 2 pick. Eating his cap hit and then letting a better team make him look great for the next year and a half for a Day 3 pick would be embarrassing for Mike Vrabel and Ran Carthon.