Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 8/27/12
The Tennessee Titans have had a very middle of the pack offense in each of the last 2 seasons, ranking 17th by scoring 22.3 points per game in 2010, and 21th by scoring 20.3 points per game in 2011. However, they have the potential to be a top-10 offense in 2012. The reason for this is their playmakers. Once known as a conservative team that didn’t use high picks on offensive playmakers, they’ve used a 1st round pick on an offensive playmaker in 4 of the last 5 seasons, taking running back Chris Johnson in 2008, wide receiver Kenny Britt in 2009, quarterback Jake Locker in 2011, and wide receiver Kendall Wright in 2012. That group doesn’t even include their two leading returning receivers, tight Jared Cook, a 2009 2nd round pick who caught 49 passes for 759 yards and 3 touchdowns last year, and Nate Washington, a free agent acquisition who broke out with 74 catches for 1023 yards and 7 touchdowns last year. Heading into only his age 29 season, Washington is still in the prime of his...
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