Let's Talk Defensive Prospects

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by The Hammer, Jan 31, 2024.

  1. The Hammer

    The Hammer Ace Degenerate

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    Does everyone realize that every Titan draft pick last year was on offense? I get that the offense was horrible (much of that can be blamed on coaching too) and we need to upgrade. We can't neglect the other side of the ball completely though or we will have a disaster of a defense in a year or two.

    Not saying we have to go D on every pick, or in the first, we just cannot ignore it again. Our Secondary is trash, it will take FAs and draft picks to fix.

    So, who are some of the defensive prospects you like? Interested in hearing about DBs because I don't seem to know them very well yet.

    Up front, Brandon Dorlus is an interesting mid-high round prospect who could be replacement for Denico Autry. Undersized DL who can play inside and outside. Good to have guys like that next to the big boys.


     
  2. GoT

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    good teams get someone for every position group OR BPA

    seen both work well
     
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  3. The Hammer

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    I've always thought you need at least one DB in every draft class. Should probably have one OL too
     
  4. GoT

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    FWIW Titans in no position to be drafting like they are a good team - LOL
     
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  5. Tuckfro42

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    *One roster quality DB and OL every draft class.

    They don’t all have to be starters, but they need to contribute. We’ve failed at that part.
     
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  6. Carp

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    Our defense isn't bad, aside from the secondary. We certainly need to invest in secondary either in FA or in the draft.

    We need a replacement at DT/NT since we moved on from both Tart and Jones during the season and Autry is a FA. Bringing back Autry should be a priority, imo.

    We need to add some quality depth at LB and make a decision on Al-Shaair. Wouldn't be opposed to bringing him back on team friendly deal but given he was 5th in the NFL in total tackles, that may not be possible.

    But overall, we have the pieces in place for a solid defense. Can't ignore it in the draft, but also not as high of a priority as OL and WR, imo.
     
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  7. GoT

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    LBs should lead team in tackles... that is the job
     
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  8. Titans2004

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    Although last years draft was all offense I think you will see the same again this yr in the 1st and 2nd rnds.... you just have to get Levis his weapons to grow with and the protection that he needs.

    Should be able to improve LB/CB in FA.
     
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    Sweat is one I would consider drafting in Round 2. Put him next to Simmons and our d line would eat.
     
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  10. VondyP

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    DB is most likely going to be addressed in FA I would imagine. Our DC was the DB coach in raven-land and i think all the CBs there are free agents except marlon humphrey.



    also Geno stone (safety) had a breakout year and is a free agent from there as well

    to be fair... the seahawks got their actual DC so we will likely be competing with them for these players
     
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