Recently released Jets starter says Titans are a team he'd sign with in free agency

This could be a risk worth taking.

Oct 8, 2023; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; An autographed Tennessee Titans helmet hangs in the tunnel
Oct 8, 2023; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; An autographed Tennessee Titans helmet hangs in the tunnel / Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports
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The Tennessee Titans finished the 2023 season as one of the, if not THE, worst offensive lines in the league. They need to add offensive linemen who can help keep Will Levis upright this offseason. A versatile option for them in free agency could be Mekhi Becton, who is capable of playing both left tackle and right tackle.

According to Tony Pauline of Sportskeeda, Becton is interested in signing with the Titans. Pauline notes that Becton won't "cost a whole lot" either.

Mekhi Becton could make sense with the Titans

Left tackle is going to be a massive hole to address this offseason and Becton has spent time at left tackle during his career. The Titans rolled with a combination of Andre Dillard and Jaelyn Duncan at left tackle in 2023 and both finished in the top 5 of sacks allowed. At right tackle, Dillon Radunz played over 500 snaps there and Chris Hubbard wasn't far behind with 472 snaps at the position.

If Becton were to sign with the Titans, they could play him at either tackle spot and that's another thing that makes him such an intriguing name in free agency. If the Titans could land Joe Alt in the draft, they could slot him in at left tackle and Becton could play right tackle.

Now, of course, I'd be remiss if I didn't mention why Becton could be such a bargain. The former first-round pick has played in just 31 games over a four-year span and missed nearly two full years due to two separate knee injuries. There's a risk that comes with signing Becton but this could be one of those "a change of scenery could do wonders" deals.

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