Originally posted on Total Titans  |  Last updated 7/26/13
We begin our trip around the Titans position by position as we approach the start of the 2013 regular season with a look at the quarterback position. Unlike last year, the depth chart at quarterback is absolutely clear. Jake Locker is the unquestioned starter, and the man with whom the 2013 Titans will sink or swim. Ryan Fitzpatrick is the backup. He will play if Jake Locker gets hurt. Rusty Smith will be the third quarterback, if the Titans keep a third quarterback. I think I've belabored the point enough, writing about Locker late last season, in the offseason positional analysis, and looking at more micro areas like sacks, the red zone, and interceptions. Short version: He wasn't good enough in 2012, and outside of running well it was hard to find a consistent bright spot. That was no surprise to me, since I doubted coming out of college whether he'd be a good enough NFL passer. The good news is, he's a young quarterback, there's plenty of time to improve, and 2013 is a n...
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