As rookies, the 2009 Tennessee Titan draftees saw their share of playing time.
First-round WR Kenny Britt emerged as a valuable part of the team's passing attack. The M&M boys (CB's Jason McCourty and Ryan Mouton) were pressed into on-the-job training due to the Titans' myriad of injuries in their secondary. Unheralded 4th round LB Gerald McRath imposed his wrath against the opposition by stepping up on special teams' and playing well when given time at his natural LB position.
Let's take a look at what's in store for the '09 draft class as they embark upon year-two of their playing careers.
As the long and seemingly unbearable offseason prepares to come to a grinding halt later this month, let's continue our analysis of what lies in store for the Tennessee Titans in 2010.
Today, I'll take a look at the players who could be on the cusp of a breakout performance this year. These are the guys who for one reason or another, whether it's because of injuries, inconsistency or a combination of the two factors, have failed to step up. However, as the new football-year approaches, the following list of players should get the chance to seize the moment and emerge as valuable contributors for the Titans.
My list of 2010 Tennessee Titan breakout candidates, after the jump.
The battle for the Tennessee Titans' starting cornerback position opposite of Pro Bowler Cortland Finnegan has become one of the team's more interesting battles as training camp approaches.
With Nick Harper no longer wearing the two-toned blue and an injury to veteran Rod Hood that unfortunately ended his season before it even started, a motley crew of youngsters fight on as they attempt to earn the right to team up with Finnegan as the Titans' starting corners.
Here's a look at the guys competing for starting cornerback position #2.