Mariota's Ceiling Heading Into the Season

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by CJtheBeast, Apr 30, 2019.

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Will Mariota retire after this season?

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  1. Yes

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    31.6%
  2. No

    13 vote(s)
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  1. Msut10

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    I'm with DaCost, if MM8 is the reason we beat Luck, he gets an extension.
     
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  2. HurrayTitans!

    HurrayTitans! Pro Bowler

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    $21 million?

    I suppose after this year it may go up just not with Tennessee.
     
  3. Gut

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    I think we'd rather have Walker on the field than Kelly as a 3rd OT. Personally, I'd like to see us go the Rams route and stay in a 3 wr set 90% of the time. Have CD, AB, and Humphries at wr, Walker at TE and Henry in the backfield. Force the defense to pick their poison...come out in base D to stop Henry or go to nickel and let Henry run against 2 LB's and a nickel? If they go base D, Walker and Humphries will get 1 S and 1 LB covering them at best...and also usually forces zone coverage. If they go Nickel, still get a lb or S on Walker and if they go playaction...either have Walker beating a LB or if they drop a S to take Walker, they will either play 1 deep...leaving CD and AB 1v1 and leave deep crossers for Walker and lots of room for Humphries...or go zone and have people open a lot of places. Also gives us those jet sweeps and wr screens to play with.
     
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  4. JRayStay

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    He was hyping up Gabbert at points last year as well.
    His guy is anyone but Mariota.
     
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  5. Tricky

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    I'm with you on that minimum 20 TD mark and I also see 30TDs as his ceiling.

    Another mark I need to see is throwing at least twice as many TDs as INTs and missing no more than 2 games.
     
  6. The Hammer

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    i would love that, all three of those receivers can block too
     
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  7. Rwill

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    Right now Mariota has 3 main issues.

    He has negative pocket awareness.
    He cannot read defenses.
    He is as fragile as a porcelain figurine.


    and some of you want to get locked into a long term contract paying over 20mil a year.

    it is ridiculous what homerism does to some people.
     
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  8. theShoemaker

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    I've been a Mariota supporter ever since he got here. But my optimism has dwindled. On paper, this should absolutely be his best year as a pro. He has a solid line, competent backs (a beastly one if Henry plays like that last month of 2018), best receiving corps he's had, and a solid defense to his back.

    I've never been one to question his toughness, especially not after this last season and all of his injuries he played through. But there is a difference between being tough and being fragile. He is extremely fragile. I don't feel great giving a fragile quarterback a 4 or 5 year contract extension.

    I think his ceiling is at most, 30 total touchdowns with 12 interceptions or so and 3,700 yards thrown. But I do believe this is highly unlikely. I think the Titans staff understands his limitations and we will be just as run dominant as in past. Especially if Henry is eating up defenses then I would see no reason not to be.

    If Mariota can't stay healthy and play 14 games, then I say it's time to move on. I'm personally tired of mediocre QB play from this team. I love Mariota as a person but am growing tired of his on field production. If he doesn't stay healthy or doesn't show improvement with his play, I'm all for drafting a QB in round one next year. A new QB would be coming into one of the, if not the most, ideal situations in the league.
     
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  9. Alzarius

    Alzarius Pro Bowler Tip Jar Donor

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    No he needs to play 16 and beyond.


    Even a slight injury and the fanbase that supports him will turn on him imo
     
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