With the #10 Pick of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans select... Lane Johnson, OT/Oklahoma

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  1. Luke Smartwater

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    What do you guys think? Would this be a possibility? IMHO this pick would make more sense than Warmack or Cooper.
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  2. Gunny

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    How does drafting an OT make more sense than drafting a OG when our OTs are set and one of our OGs isn't.
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  3. Luke Smartwater

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    You play Johnson at RT and move Stewart to RG. That gives you also more flexibility in case of injuries. When Stewart was injured last season our O-Line sucked completely.
    Plus, I think Stewart would adapt really well to playing guard.
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  4. Gunny

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    Why not just leave him at Tackle (his natural position) and draft a guard who plays guard?
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  5. Luke Smartwater

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    Because you can let Johnson play RT for a few years and eventually put him at LT. I am not saying this is ideal, but a Tackle is more value at #10 than a Guard.
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  6. Cajun_Titan_33

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    Makes sense in theory but I don't think we got that route. Wouldn't be suprises if we took a tackle at some point in the draft. Just not in the first 3
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  7. HeadOnASwivel

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    I brought this up earlier and I think it's a distinct possibility. Most laughed at me though, but think about it; Roos and Stewart are getting up there and both of their contracts are up at the end of the 2014 season I believe. More than likely one will not be resigned. Lane Johnson is the real deal, even with limited experience, the guy dominates on tape especially against speed rushers.

    I could make the argument that based on the fact that the NFL is clearly a passing league now, Lane Johnson could be the top tackle in the draft.

    All that said, I don't think he makes it to us now, not with all of the free agent QB signings as of late. It would have been nice to have the option to take him or trade down to a team who desperately needs a tackle, like the Chargers, Dolphins, or Saints.
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  8. edward nigma

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    Talented player from Oklahoma with limited experience. Huh, sounds exactly like Andre Woolfork.

    I don't think "potential" is what this front office is looking for.
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  9. xpmar9x

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    In theory it's easy to switch offensive line positions, in reality it isn't.

    If Fisher or Joeckel fell, I would pull the trigger. Fisher/Joeckel could provide many years at starting tackle, as Stewart/Roos have maybe 2-3 years left each.
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  10. HeadOnASwivel

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    Have you seen any tape on him? Maybe the best pass blocker I've ever seen on tape. Not saying the dude is a mauler in the run blocking game, but he does get nasty. I'm telling you in today's NFL this guy is the prototypical LT.

    If he is only 'potential', why does every expert see him as as top 7-10 pick? I'd be much more comfortable drafting Johnson, over Ziggy A. based on potential.
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