Whisenhunt says he doesn’t need to bring in his own quarterback

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Pro Football Talk, Apr 25, 2014.

  1. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith Most poverty RB core.

    there is certainly no crime in bringing in a rookie AND letting Locker have his shot. If we lose Locker to injury, or he flames out.. we're headed straight to 4-12.

    Seeing that it is a given that Locker will miss some time this season.. there's no reason not to take someone SOMEWHERE in the draft.
  2. SawdustMan

    SawdustMan Superhero Squad Tip Jar Donor

    Actually the worst that could happen is Locker gets hurt/flops, and whatever QB we could have taken at 11 turns into a legit elite franchise QB. And we get to watch him tear it up for the next decade in another uniform while we're still sitting here wondering when our time will come.

    Of course it's all a crapshoot. But in order to win you have to play.
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  3. SawdustMan

    SawdustMan Superhero Squad Tip Jar Donor

    This was my first thought as well. You can't take anything as gospel this close to the draft.

    I don't think lack of weapons has ever been Jake's problem. Again, it's that whole dang staying healthy thing.

    Hadn't thought of that but that's a good point.
  4. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

    The biggest issue if Jake does well and stays healthy in 2014...

    Do you sign him to a long-term contract?

    I would not. He's given us too much cause for concern with his health. If he miraculously stays healthy this season, chances are he will revert to a half season QB.

    Therefore, I still think it makes the most sense to take one this year to be ready to go if and when Jake goes down and when he becomes a FA.
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  5. TorontoTitanFan

    TorontoTitanFan Pro Bowler

    If he does well this year, I would have no issue offering him a deal worth money equal to the low end of what starting QBs are worth. I'd give myself an out in the deal.

    I generally believe injuries are flukey and that Locker isn't injury prone, he just has bad luck. Matthew Stafford's first few seasons were filled with injuries but he has been fine since then.
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  6. LoneWolf

    LoneWolf Starter

    Your lucky to get 1-2 decent QB in a draft class, 2-3 could possibly be drafted before us. What are the chances whoever we take becomes a stud. Like you said it's a crap shoot. However, a great defense and run game has won the Superbowl.
  7. memphis_raven

    memphis_raven Starter

    clipboard Jesus? He's not even as good as Fitz IMO
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  8. tnfan47

    tnfan47 Let's Get It

    Either get a play maker on offense that will benefit Locker or stud on defense first pick. Second pick should be the other option from the first pick.
  9. Scarecrow

    Scarecrow CEO of PPO Tip Jar Donor


    tag him, see if he can do it again.
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  10. JR1980

    JR1980 Starter

    Yeah...and a bear doesn't crap in the woods.....riiiiiight....I am not buying that at all. I have a hard time beliving that he is putting all of his faith in Whitehurst, and he clearly has Jake on the hot seat..If a QB that they like is there early, don't be surprised if you see one picked.
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