Titans address Brian Callahan's recent needs in this 7-round 2024 NFL mock draft

The head coach spoke, so the organization listened.
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Later in Round 1, the Titans decide to make a bold trade back up, partnering with the Los Angeles Rams.

Rams trade

Tennessee gives up their second rounder this year, a second rounder next year, and their fifth-round selection this year in order to land at no. 19. Plus, they get a sixth rounder this year, too.

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With that extra first rounder, the Titans attack the other position Callahan mentioned, going defensive line here with Texas' Byron Murphy.

Widely viewed as maybe the best, or second-best defensive tackle in the draft, Murphy stands just over six feet tall and just under 300 pounds. He has that muscular, compact build that packs a ton of strength and punch.

Murphy is a versatile defensive tackle who can be effective against both the run or in the passing game. He's lightning quick off the ball and bends well in his legs. He can use a variety of angles to try and get around opposing linemen, being able to get into the back field in a hurry and blow up a play on a moment's notice.

Next to Jeffrey Simmons, Murphy would give the Titans one lethal duo up front. That changes things immediately for this defense.