Mock Tennessee Titans Off-season

Promote John Streicher to General Manager

Despite his youth, “Stretch” is widely respected throughout the football world.

“You watch, Stretch is going to be an NFL GM someday” — Everett Withers, head football coach of James Madison University

Streicher could help modernize Tennessee’s philosophies regarding analytics and style of play, all while curating a blue print to take the next step towards the ultimate goal, bringing a Lombardi to Nashville.

Fire Offensive Coordinator Todd Downing and Offensive Line Coach Keith Carter

The Titans offensive struggles under Downing can mainly be attributed to lack of creativity, inconsistency, and questionable personnel usage.

Downing certainly hasn’t helped his case, as he was arrested on DUI charges in late November. Since, Tennessee has struggled to the tune of an 0–3 record, averaging a measly 16 points per game.

The demise of Keith Carter has seemingly been brewing for awhile now. Titans Pro Bowl LT Taylor Lewan has admitted that he and Carter haven’t always had the best relationship. Meanwhile, reports of Ty Sambrailo’s abrupt retirement last season say it may have been due to a rocky relationship with coach Carter.

Beyond relationships, Carter’s unit have severely underwhelmed in recent years. Tennessee ranks in the bottom-5 in sacks allowed over the past 2 seasons, and have struggled mightily to open lanes for star running back Derrick Henry.

Cap Management

  • LB Zach Cunningham (+9,250,000)
  • EDGE Bud Dupree (+$9,350,000)
  • WR Robert Woods (+$12,016,666)
  • LT Taylor Lewan (+$14,841,000)
  • OL Jamarco Jones (+$1,350,000)
  • K Randy Bullock (+$2,130,000)

Total: +$48,937,666 in cap space

$32,754,206 in available cap space


  • Convert EDGE Harold Landry’s salary into signing bonus (+$18,800,000)

Tennessee gains large sums of cap space without losing much impact, allowing them to retool for 2023.

Free Agency


  • LB David Long Jr. : 4 years, 44mm
  • OG Nate Davis: 3 years, 27mm
  • DE DeMarcus Walker: 1 year, 3.2mm
  • S Andrew Adams: 1 year, 1.5mm
  • OL Elgton Jenkins: 4 years, 58mm
  • OT Andre Dillard: 2 years, 9mm
  • K Matthew Wright: 1 year, 1mm
  • LS Morgan Cox: 1 year, 1.4mm

$21,637,666 in available cap space


  • DT Jeffery Simmons: 5 years, 122.5mm

The Titans heavily address their offensive line issues, while making it a point to retain various key defenders.

Mock Draft

  • RD1: Broderick Jones, OT, Georgia
  • RD2: Cedric Tillman, WR, Tennessee
  • RD3: Tucker Kroft, TE, South Dakota State
  • RD4: Chase Brown, RB, Illinois

Tennessee selects their left tackle of the future in Broderick Jones, while fortifying depth at other offensive positions.

Projected Lineup

RB: Derrick Henry

WR1: Treylon Burks

WR2: Cedric Tillman/Nick Westbrook-Ikhine

Slot: Kyle Philips

TE: Chig Okonkwo

LT: Andre Dillard/Broderick Jones

LG: Elgton Jenkins

C: Ben Jones

RG: Nate Davis

RT: Nick Petit-Frere


EDGE: Harold Landry

DT: Jeffery Simmons

NT: Teair Tart

DE: Denico Autry

EDGE: Rashad Weaver

LB1: David Long Jr.

LB2: Monty Rice

CB1: Kristian Fulton

CB2: Roger McCreary

Slot: Elijah Molden

FS: Kevin Byard

SS: Amani Hooker


LS: Morgan Cox

P: Ryan Stonehouse

K: Matthew Wright

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