Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 8/17/12
The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player for the 2012 NFL season on each NFL team. For the Tennessee Titans, that player is defensive end Derrick Morgan. Derrick Morgan was a 1st round pick of the Titans in 2010, going 16th overall. He barely played as a rookie, playing just 114 snaps, before tearing his ACL week 4. For what it’s worth, he played well in very limited action, managing 2 sacks and 7 quarterback pressures on 64 pass rush snaps, a 14.1% rate, and he also played the run well. In 2011, he struggled mightily last season with 3 sacks, 6 quarterback hits, and 19 quarterback pressures on 378 pass rush snaps (7.4%), though he played the run pretty well. He was not fully back from that torn ACL, as he had to have another minor operation on t...
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