LB Brad Jones visiting Titans on Friday

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  1. Titans Insider

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    Former Packers linebacker Brad Jones is in Nashville visiting the Titans on Friday.

    Jones, a four-year veteran with the Packers, started 10 games last season and finished with 77 tackles and two sacks. In four seasons with the Packers, Jones has played in 51 games, with 23 starts.

    The Titans surely remember how well Jones played in Green Bay’s 55-7 win in December. Jones (6-3, 242) had 10 tackles and a sack in that contest, along with a pas defensed.

    Jones played both inside and outside linebacker for the Packers. A number of other teams have also expressed an interest in him since the start of free agency.

    His agent, Josh Wright, has a history with the Titans. He also represented past Titans like defensive tackle Jason Fisk, Joe Salave’a and long snapper Mike Leach.

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  2. Finnebosch

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    Interesting. Brad Jones is a starting caliber linebacker could it be that McCarthy is falling out of favor?
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    I'm really happy we're actually bringing in quality LB's now. I've been asking for this since the season started. We really don't have anyone off the bench that's good and most of them are just here for special teams. This guy and the other signing gives us versatility and another starter if (more like when) McCarthy goes down.
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  4. ImATitan

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    I thought Moise Fokou was the signing that provides Mccarthy insurance.. This is interesting. But I doubt we'll sign him.
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  5. The Playmaker

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    Well they can both play inside and outside. One guy will probably fill that Spoon role and the other will be more of a back up to McCarthy but either way if we did have this signing we would be 4 deep at LB plus Fokou.
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  6. steverife

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    Yes, please.
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  7. Finnebosch

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    If we get Jones it's not about the depth behind McCarthy its about McCarthy being the depth. Jones is just as good of a LB as McCarthy and can stay healthy for 16 games. I think Jones will straight up compete with McCarthy for our starting spot if he signs.
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    I look at it this way. We have three solid starters (Brown, McCarthy, Ayers). Before yesterday's signing of Mokou our LB Depth consisted of Patrick Bailey and Tim Shaw..... enough said. I only want those 2 seeing the field on STs.

    I actually wanted to bring in Brad Jones as a FA signing and posted about it a month ago. He played VERY well when asked to start last year. His versatility and lack of dropoff in ability is what makes me want him on this team. If/when McCarthy goes down, Jones would start over Mokou hands down.
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  9. Zappa71

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    It wont hurt my feelings to have another good reliable LB.
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    Totally agree. If those guys can stay healthy (especially McCarthy) we will have one of the best LB corps in the league. Everyone remember how Brown came on late last season? Guy is a BEAST!
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