Randall to Be in Safety Mix Next Season

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  1. goTitans.com

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    SUMMARY: S Marcus Randall made the transition from quarterback to safety in training camp because the Titans were impressed with his athleticism. The result was he made the Titans practice squad and was on the active roster the final three games as a special teamer. Titans GM Floyd Reese feels Randall is ready to compete at safety next training camp. With Tank Williams becoming an unrestricted free agent, Reese says Randall would have an advantage over a rookie if the Titans choose to go that route. "You're hoping a guy like that who has some physical talent, has some attributes who you've kept on the practice squad and let practice enough will come into camp at some point above a rookie," Reese said. "I think his chances of coming in and contributing skyrocket in comparison (to a newcomer)."

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  2. Soxcat

    Soxcat Starter

    Reese's statment is stupid IMO. A guy who has played Safety his whole college career would still have to have an advantage over a guy who played QB in college and for the most part hasn't even seen live action at Safety.
  3. The Mrs

    The Mrs Crush on Casey Starbucks!

    I think what Reese is saying is that Marc has been through training camp and has practiced as a safety for an entire season and saw action the last 3 games. A guy who has been with a pro team for an entire season would have a mental edge over a guy fresh out of college.

    Also, Marc does have great athletic ability and his time spent as a qb helps his play at safety.
  4. Titanpride

    Titanpride Insider

    John Lynch started in College as a QB.
  5. Gunny

    Gunny Shoutbox Fuhrer Tip Jar Donor

    Randall and Fuller two starting safeties next season?
  6. The Mrs

    The Mrs Crush on Casey Starbucks!

    Gunny, Gunny:sad2: If you wanted me to come out and play, you could just shine the Elf signal in the sky:kiss:
  7. danny

    danny Guest

    He turned out to be a real turd:ha:

    I think what people sometimes forget is that these are some of the best athletes on the planet in the NFL and sometimes it's just a case of putting an individual in a place to succeed.

    A QB may have and advatage rolling over to safety because of his knowledge of reading a defense. He'll know what a QB is looking for and maybe more effective in baiting the QB into doing what would be more beneficial for the defense.
  8. danny

    danny Guest

    Why not, the Titans had Abbott and Costello back there this past year.
  9. The Mrs

    The Mrs Crush on Casey Starbucks!

    Abbott and Costello were a great duo!
  10. danny

    danny Guest

    Not this year, it was more tragedy than comedy:irked:
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