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2014 NFL Draft: 5 Tennessee Titans Rumors You Need to Know

2014 NFL Draft: 5 Tennessee Titans Rumors You Need to Know

Ken Whisenhunt, Titans
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Every year around this time, rumors regarding teams and the NFL Draft begin to swirl around. Every team has rumors surrounding them, and the Tennessee Titans are no different. That said, ladies and gentlemen, here are five Titans' draft rumors you need to know.

5. Targeting Eric Ebron

Eric Ebron, North Carolina
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5. Targeting Eric Ebron

Eric Ebron, North Carolina
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Although the Titans have a solid tight end in Delanie Walker, there have been reports of the team being interested in top 2014 NFL Draft tight end prospect Eric Ebron. If this is true, chances are, Walker would go back to being the blocking tight end we saw in San Francisco, while Ebron would play the Vernon Davis role.

4. Not Going to Target A Receiver or Corner in First Round

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4. Not Going to Target A Receiver or Corner in First Round

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New head coach Ken Whisenhunt has publicly said that the Titans won’t be targeting a wide receiver or cornerback in the first round, despite needs at the position. However, this could be just a smokescreen in an attempt to get a receiver or corner to fall into their laps.

3. Titans Targeting A Running Back

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3. Titans Targeting A Running Back

Chris Johnson, Titans
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The release of former 2,000-yard rusher Chris Johnson opened a sizable hole in the Titans’ backfield, and the team reportedly is looking to fill the hole through the upcoming draft. Perhaps someone like Storm Johnson in the later stages of the draft could be a target.

2. Looking to Trade Up

Khalil Mack running the 40 yard dash at the NFL Combine
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2. Looking to Trade Up

Khalil Mack running the 40 yard dash at the NFL Combine
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The Titans’ defense has fallen off a bit in recent years, and with talent becoming more and more sparse, perhaps the Titans will look to move up in the draft to target someone like Khalil Mack.They would certainly have to give up a lot to move ahead; however, the move could be worth it.

1. Targeting A QB Early

Jake Locker, Titans
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1. Targeting A QB Early

Jake Locker, Titans
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It’s no secret Jake Locker hasn't been the model of consistency over the course of his career. This year’s quarterback class is deep, and there is a lot of talent to be had. Is it possible that the Titans could decide to move on from Locker?