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Cook, Marks, Reynaud hit the market

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Titans Insider, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. steverife

    steverife Starter

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    ...because we effectively have zero guards.
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  2. The Hammer

    The Hammer Out for a rip

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    Exactly. There is room for both a developmental guy and Lutui as backups.
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  3. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff Member

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    Unless something changes in the near future, the Titans rotate their DTs. Marks was #2 in tackles on the DL last season.

    You either have to replace him with a rookie or free agent. Martin might be starting material but, because Klug isn't strong against the run, you don't have anyone else in the rotation.

    I think the Titans will draft, at least, one DT and I hope they bring in another via free agency. But, if Marks can be kept for a reasonable deal, I think it's a reasonable option. He just turned 26 and has upside.
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  4. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff Member

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    They will be able to get Lutui well after free agency and the draft because I doubt anyone will sign him before. If depth is needed, he'll be around.
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  5. Ensconatus

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    We USED to rotate alot. Last year marks and Casey played at least 80% of the snaps together. Klug saw a reduced amount if snaps because of it. Martins limited snaps when extrapolated look solid.

    But I do imagine we will go back to rotating and yea we will draft one for sure
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  6. The Hammer

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    It should play in our favor that Marks is ill-suited to the 3-4 defense which is all the rage in the NFL these days. Meaning the number of teams after him should be few. However, it does not mean some foolish 3-4 team will not try to make him a DE in a 3-4. Much like what happened with Robaire Smith and Warren Sapp. Both were a disaster as a 3-4 DE.

    After all the effort put into developing marks I do not want to see him leave and be great elsewhere. Like what happened with Randy Starks.
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  7. The Hammer

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    And we can get him without guaranteed money. So if we do have to cut him the all good.
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  8. onetontitan

    onetontitan Fire, walk with me.

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    Question Marks will go somewhere else and will be out of the league in 2-3 years just like all of the other DL we had that wanted to test the market.

    Hayes, Haynesworth, Jones, Brown, Odom, Babin, etc...
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  9. Alex1939

    Alex1939 As old as Titan.

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    Yet we should sign cook for the 9 million a year he wants.

    lol
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  10. Sonic28

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    Bye, Bye, and thanks for Music City Miracle Take2
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