WR Will Eventually Be A Concern

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by mike75, Mar 30, 2013.

  1. mike75

    mike75 Starter

    Going through the roster i did notice this team after this season could look drastically different at the WR spot.Don't get me wrong i really like Kendall Wright and i think he will be solid for many seasons to come but i do think we need a game changer and good weapon at this position.

    Nate Washington our number one the last few seasons is clearly on his way out.Kenny Britt is one injury or off the field incident away from being gone too.Also doubt the team will bring him back once he hits free agency after this season.Damian Williams is really hard to tell if he will be productive or not and what his future here might be.Last but not least Lavelle Hawkins is one player who clearly would not still be in the league if he was on any other team roster.

    I think in the 2013 draft we just might see a WR taken.If and its a big if we take a WR in the first round i hope they choose Tavon Austin over Cordarelle Patterson maybe its just me but Tavon is way more impressive with less question marks.Playing just one season,still raw and learning routes i think Patterson would not be a wise choice.

    Its clear that it will become one of the spots we look at during free agency again next season along with the draft.

    We've had several receivers come in recently but couldn't quite get anyone to sign but it does show the GM is definitely looking at that spot closely.
  2. Two Kings

    Two Kings NJ Titan

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  3. Fry

    Fry Welcome to the land of tomorrow!

    Wide receiver has been a concern for the last 15 years.
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  4. RockyTop Fox

    RockyTop Fox Offensive Coordinator

    Strangely, our best years have come with no big time WRs..

    1999: Dyson, Thigpen, Wycheck
    2008: Gage, Jones, McCareins, Scaife

    Maybe big time WRs are overrated.
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  5. Big Time Titan

    Big Time Titan Big Time Titan

    Those were also two of the best defensive years we had. That explains that.
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  6. Big Time Titan

    Big Time Titan Big Time Titan

    IF we are to take a WR in the 1st it better be Patterson. That said though, I will be shocked if we take a WR in the 1st round back to back drafts. I really don't see that happening but you never know.
  7. ImATitan

    ImATitan Pro Bowler

    I don't want Patterson or Austin in the 1st round. Please no WR in round 1 this year.

    But I do think next off-season, WR could very well be the biggest need on this team. Wright will likely be the only WR on the roster years from now that's worth a damn.
  8. Finnebosch

    Finnebosch I am vengeance.

    I'd take Hopkins in the 2nd or Dobson in the 3rd/ 4th before I grabbed anyone in the first. The WR class is deep in FA next season so we should be able to grab a guy with number 1 potential in the FA/ early rounds of the draft next season.
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