Our #1 priority should be bolstering the O-line.

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  1. PRAY IV M3RCY

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    I have read comments about a lot of people voicing there reasons for why we should draft a certain position. Some people want us to get a defensive player with our first pick, mainly to improve the defensive line. While I agree we need help at that position I can say with confidence we did improve in that area later in the season. I expect the current core of players we have now to build on that momentum. However a good argument can be made that overall the defense performed terribly and was very inconsistent. We had a couple of BIG games that may have boosted us statistically. I can agree with those issues. But lets think about something here. What has this organization invested in for the future. Three guys I can tell you and that's Jake Locker, Chris Johnson, and Kendall Wright.

    Now think about how much money we have invested in these guys especially Chris Johnson. Ultimately everyone here wants us to get our moneys worth. That's why creating the best opportunity for Chris Johnson is the first of our concerns. We need to bolster this patchwork of an offensive line. We improve the offensive line, we give Chris Johnson a better chance of doing his job. If we help Chris Johnson, than we are helping our next investment , Jake Locker. If Jake locker has an efficient running game as well as a solid offensive line, than the passing game will open. Once the passing game opens up I'm sure you can guess who will be given more chances to make plays, our next investment, Kendall Wright. It doesn't just end there. If our offense is able to prolong drives than that's less that our defense would be on the field. So we essentially improve our team as a whole by improving the offensive line.

    Now I understand all of this is obvious, you all know this. I'm just reminding you of why its so important in improving this offensive line that I for one have taken for granted the past couple of years. A few may not agree with me on this next statement but I believe the titans should go after a big name offensive guard in FA AND to draft an offensive linemen with our first pick if either Warmack or Cooper is available. That's just my two cents on the matter.
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  2. Titan43

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    Jack? Seriously? At first I was just gonna ignore it. I was gonna give you the benefit of the doubt and assume it was a type-o, but 3 times can't be a typing error.


    I think most would agree with you that OL is the biggest need, in both FA and the draft. I would only take DL in the 1st if it was a DT and his name was Star. A truely dominant DT will make the ENTIRE D better.

    If Star is gone (which is likely), then yeah we have to go with Chance Warmack. He will instantly be the best player on the OL, and fills a HUGE need.
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  3. Brew City

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    1st note. I refuse to take my Titans advice from someone who doesn't even know our franchise players first name.

    On another note. Holy giant block of words Batman. Can I get a tl;dr at the bottom plz.

    On a third note. You are correct that O line is our biggest need right now and I really want to trade back for Chance Warmack.
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  4. Obie09

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    Jake Locker is our franchise player? He hasn't shown that much.
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  5. PRAY IV M3RCY

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    No it was a typo. I did this all on my phone, and the auto correct must have did it. Like I said the defense actually improved later in the year, which is why I put the offensive line over improving the defensive line.
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  6. ImTheCrew

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    jake to jack?
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  7. PRAY IV M3RCY

    PRAY IV M3RCY Rookie

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    Like I said i did this all on phone, so sorry, and I would assume that commas, periods and correct spelling would be easy for you to still read.
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    PRAY IV M3RCY Rookie

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    And I would agree with you there that he hasnt shown much, but again The titans invested in this guy so you might as well help the man out.
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    Just messing with you man. I'm not a cyber bully. ;P
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  10. Brew City

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    BTW your post looks way better now after the edit.
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