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Every season,Authentic Hau'oli Kikaha Jersey, the one that everyone picks to finally break through and make it to the playoffs. Sometimes it feels like too many people are picking that team, there is that one darling team, and a betting man may want to back off.

with all this newfound attention for a team that’s been irrelevant for nearly a decade,Can the Tennessee Titans, get out of its eight-year playoff drought and win the AFC South?

In a word, yes. Here’s the longer answer.

the Titans have geared two drafts and two free-agency sessions towards ensuring that their offense can outscore the rest of the AFC South. The division boasts one of the league’s best defenses in Houston,Since Jon Robinson took over as general manager in January 2016, a defense with plenty of brand names in Jacksonville and a re-tooled D in Indianapolis thanks to new Colts general manager Chris Ballard.

Meanwhile, surrounding third-year quarterback Marcus Mariota with enough weapons to get Tennessee back into the top-10 in total offense for the first time since 2003. Mike Mularkey’s “exotic smashmouth” offense got plenty of laughs last year,Authentic Andrus Peat Jersey, but it resulted in 1,Authentic Stephone Anthony Jersey,Authentic Garrett Grayson Jersey, the Titans are focusing on the other side of the ball,777 rushing yards from Demarco Murray and Derrick Henry. If Dallas and Oakland had the best offensive lines in football last season,Authentic P.J. Williams Jersey, Tennessee wasn’t far behind with its dominant tackle duo of Taylor Lewan and Jack Conklin.

As the entire league moved toward 11 personnel, and Tennessee lined up in 11 personnel for just 42% of snaps, the Titans stayed true to their rush-heavy approach. Their 476 rushing attempts were fourth-most in the league in 2016, which was tied for the second-lowest mark in the league according to Sharp Football Stats.

but receivers like Kendall Wright,Of course that was also due to the fact that Mariota didn’t have many reliable pass-catchers around him in 2016. Rishard Matthews led the team with 108 targets and 945 receiving yards, Harry Douglass and preseason phenom Tajae Sharpe fell short of expectations.

The Titans let Wright walk in free agency and used their fifth overall pick on 6' 3" receiver Corey Davis. Expected to be healthy for the start of training camp, who in the past three seasons has more receiving yards (2, Davis should quickly become Mariota’s top target and take some of the load off surprisingly good 32-year-old Delanie Walker,Andrus Peat Jersey,Stephone Anthony Jersey,Hau'oli Kikaha Jersey,Garrett Grayson Jersey,P.J. Williams Jersey,778) than in his previous eight years combined.

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The name of Jets linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin has been in the news several times recently, for the wrong reasons. Hall of Famer Kevin Greene hopes to get Mauldin’s name into the news for the right reasons.

Greene has been working with the Jets defensive players to get more heat on the quarterback.

” Mauldin said recently,“I was a finesse player, via Darryl Slater of NJ.com. “I think I’m going to throw that into the trash can this year. I think I’m going to go with more power this year.”

That’s exactly what Greene wants from a former third-round pick whose sack production dropped from four in 2015 to 2.5 in 2016.

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The Jets continue to wait for Mauldin to become a force as a pass rusher. Greene thinks that Mauldin is still overwhelmed by the relative complexity of the pro game.

going from a three-point stance up into a staggered,“It’s the hardest thing to do,” Greene said. “And now expanding your vision [to locate receivers who may need to be covered] and understanding how that can change your job, depending on formation, two-point stance,DeVante Parker Jersey,Jordan Phillip Jersey, motion,Authentic Laquon Treadwell Jersey, or any number of factors. So that’s where the growing pain comes.”

the Jets still have Muhammad Wilkerson,Having great players around Mauldin helps,Authentic Trae Waynes Jersey,Laquon Treadwell Jersey,Trae Waynes Jersey, Sheldon Richardson, too. Despite the recent exodus of veteran talent, and Leonard Williams, which could make it easier for Mauldin to find favorable matchups when he pins his proverbial ears back and chases the passer.

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Ryan Tannehill enjoyed career-highs in completion percentage, passer rating, and touchdown ratio last season and was sacked a career-low 29

helping propel the Miami Dolphins into the playoffs.,times

the quarterback is optimistic he and the team can repeat their success on offense.,Clearly

“Honestly, I can say it’s definitely the most talent we’ve had with the receiving corps, having a second year
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veterans who have played a lot of football.”,Anthony Fasano

The Dolphins retained Kenny Stills during free agency,Authentic Trae Waynes Jersey, and are expected to do a long-term deal with Jarvis Landry
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but Thomas in particular has Tannehill intrigued.,in the near future

” he said of the 29-year-old veteran receiving end.,“Julius is a really smart guy

so he understands what we’re trying to accomplish. He knows what it
,“He really understands the game. He’s played in this offense before

takes to go deep into the playoffs. He knows what it takes to be an elite offense. He’s a good guy to have help push us. You need more and
you add that in with his playmaking ability.”,more people [on your team] to understand what it takes to be elite. To have his experience

Thomas should especially aid the Dolphins in the red zone: he had an astounding 52.9 percent touchdown rate inside the 20-yard line with
Denver, under then-offensive coordinator and current Dolphins head coach Adam Gase,
, and his 33.3 percent mark with Jacksonville was lower

but still above average.

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the league’s seventh-worst mark.

“He’s the full combo you want,” Tannehill said. “Very, long arms. Big red zone target for us.”, very fast.

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While the New York Jets starting quarterback is unknown, we do know the options aren’t great.

The Jets head into training camp with Josh McCown, Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg as the only QBs on the roster. McCown has been a
career backup, and Petty and Hackenberg both have huge question marks regarding their abilities.

But instead of looking at what lies ahead, let’s look back in time at some of the best quarterbacks in Jets history.

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Coming in right behind Namath was Ken O’Brien. O’Brien was taken by New York in the first round of the legendary 1983 NFL Draft,Authentic Raekwon McMillan Jersey, several
picks before Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino. While his career was overshadowed by Marino’s performance, O’Brien ended up having a
solid couple of years in New York and is without a doubt one of the better quarterbacks to ever play in green and white.

The third-ranked Jets quarterback by ESPN was fan favorite Chad Pennington. Taken in the first round of the 2000 NFL Draft, Pennington led
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and the Jets lost 14-0.

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Without a doubt,Womens Jalen Reeves-Maybin Jersey, Sammy Watkins is the Buffalo Bills’ clear-cut No. 1 wide receiver.

Watkins has had a rollercoaster of a career with the Bills and is now in his fourth season with the club. In early May, Buffalo declined to pick up Watkins’ fifth-year option on his contract, leaving a cloud of uncertainty over the receiver’s future with the Bills.

That uncertainty and lack of depth at the wide receiver position prompted Buffalo to draft Zay Jones and make a slew of signings this offseason to fill the holes on their depth chart. The team also pursued former Kansas City Chiefs’ receiver Jeremy Maclin after Kansas City released the wideout in June,Womens Ezekiel Elliott Jersey, but were ultimately unsuccessful in their efforts.

The Bills also have to prepare for a scenario in which Watkins’ lingering foot injury comes back this year. Buffalo will need someone to carry the load and step in if Watkins goes down.

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We start off with the most likely candidate.

The Bills signed Andre Holmes in mid-March,Authentic Teez Tabor Jersey, the mix-up didn’t harm the negotiation,Authentic Brad Kaaya Jersey, but it wasn’t without confusion. A mix-up in filing saw the deal be reported days before it was actually finalized. However, as Holmes eventually did sign with Buffalo.

Although Holmes was in a crowded receiving core in Oakland, he was able to put up solid numbers prior to the arrival of Amari Cooper in 2015. Holmes finished with 693 yards and 4 touchdowns in 2014. Holmes was able to put up those numbers as the fourth receiver on the depth chart, receiving throws from then-rookie Derek Carr. Holmes played behind receivers like James Jones,Authentic Jarrad Davis Jersey, Denarius Moore,
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Holmes has already impressed the Buffalo coaching staff in mini-camp and is currently the favorite to start opposite Watkins come September.

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Embattled quarterback Colin Kaepernick, celebrated Independence Day with social media posts about Ghana, still unsigned, saying he was led there “tracing” his “African ancestral roots” and wanted to visit the sites responsible for African-Americans being “forced into the hells of the middle passage.”

who drew national headlines with the 49ers last season for kneeling during the national anthem as a way to draw attention to racial injustice,Kaepernick,Authentic Eric Kendricks Jersey, shared his thoughts and posted a video on social media that showed him interacting with the people of Ghana.

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"In a quest to find my personal independence, and truly I hope that they felt mine in return.”, I had to find out where my ancestors came from. I set out tracing my African ancestral roots, I wanted to visit the sites responsible for myself (and many other Black folks in the African Diaspora) for being forced into the hells of the middle passage. I wanted to see a fraction of what they saw before reaching the point of no return. I spent time with the/my Ghanaian people, from visiting the local hospital in Keta and the village of Atito, and it led me to Ghana. Upon finding out this information,Womens Eric Kendricks Jersey, to eating banku in the homes of local friends,Authentic Danielle Hunter Jersey,Authentic Cyrus Jones Jersey,Authentic Jacoby Brissett Jersey,Authentic Joe Thuney Jersey, and paying my respects to Kwame Nkrumah's Memorial Park. I felt their love

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The folks over at Draft Wire did an amazing job this spring,Womens DeVante Parker Jersey,Authentic Mackensie Alexander Jersey, covering the Lions’ needs and picks with the same accuracy and insight they brought to all 31 other teams. Luke Easterling and his crew set themselves apart with their analysis and coverage, but now they need your help.

they’re asking the question: Who was the Detroit Lions’ best pick in the 2017 draft?,Over at Draft Wire

by clicking through and voting for your favorite.,You provide the answer

Will you go the obvious route and vote for the first-rounder? Linebacker Jarrad Davis fit a huge need and feels like a great fit. Maybe you thought third-round receiver Kenny Golladay was a reach—or maybe you’ve been reading the glowing camp reports and think he’s a steal.

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If you really want to let your freak flag fly, push the button for second-round corner Teez Tabor, whose success in the NFL will come at the expense of a lot of draftniks who think his measureables will limit him severely at this level.

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We’re a week into the UFA period and as expected the big names have been scooped up. There are some potential impact players still looking for work though. With that in mind, let’s highlight the most noteworthy players still on the free agent market.

Jagr can still contribute offensively, as illustrated by his 16 goals and 46 points in 82 contests last season with Florida. The Panthers don’t plan on re-signing Jagr though and concerns about his speed at this point might be part of the reason why he’s still looking for work. Even still,Jaromir Jagr – Any sort of ‘What’s Left’ list needs to predominately feature Jaromir Jagr. Wayne Gretzky is the only player with more career points than Jagr and while he is 45 years old now, he could potentially be a great influence on a young and inexperienced team or a nice complimentary player on a contender.

Andrei Markov is in the twilight of his career,authentic Henrik Lundqvist jersey, but the 38-year-old defenseman is also coming off a strong season. He had six goals and 36 points in 62 contests while averaging 21:50 minutes per game. Markov has spent his entire career in Montreal and it wouldn’t be surprising to see him re-sign with the Canadiens despite the wait. Montreal still has the money to make it happen after missing out on Alexander Radulov,adidas Rick Nash jersey,Andrei Markov – Like Jagr,adidas Erik Karlsson jersey, so the only question now is if the two sides can find a common ground.

$6.65 million contract with the Buffalo Sabres,authentic Ivan Provorov jersey, but he didn’t ink that deal until September 2015. It will be interesting to see if he has to wait until the fall to secure a contract this time as well. When Franson last tested the free agent market he was coming off his second straight 30-plus point campaign,Cody Franson - Cody Franson is coming off a two-year, but he didn’t reach the 20-point mark in either of his two seasons with Buffalo. It didn’t help that he dealt with some injuries during the two season period. Franson doesn’t seem like he’s in that strong of a negotiating position, but he won’t turn 30 until August so it’s fair to believe he still has quite a bit left in the tank and at the least he would be a solid third-pairing option.

it seems reasonable to believe that he still has a fair amount left to give. When he was at his best he was a top-tier forward,Thomas Vanek – Among the remaining UFAs,adidas Henrik Lundqvist jersey,adidas Mats Zuccarello jersey, Thomas Vanek leads the pack in terms of points last season with 48 in 68 contests. He’s recorded at least 40 points in every season of his career and given that he’s not too old at the age of 33,authentic Mats Zuccarello jersey,authentic Rick Nash jersey,authentic Erik Karlsson jersey, but even now he’d be a nice addition to many team’s second line.

Fisher is also still a solid second or third-line center,adidas Ivan Provorov jersey,Mike Fisher – This one is a different case than the others. The issue with Mike Fisher probably isn’t that he hasn’t gotten a contract he likes yet. Instead it’s more likely that he’s still weighing his future as he’s been considering retirement. If he does decide to return though, the Nashville Predators would presumably be interested in re-signing their captain after their run to the Stanley Cup Final. In addition to his leadership role, although Nashville does have some more depth up the middle now after acquiring Nick Bonino.

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which was a major reason for Raiders quarterback Derek Carr’s success.,The hype was warranted as the offensive line only gave up 16 sacks last year

Consequently, per Pro Football Focus.,
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, Raiders center Rodney Hudson was rated as the best pass blocker in the entire league — even better than the more highly-touted Cowboys center Travis Frederick — with a 98.9 pass blocking efficiency rating

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Hudson has been worth every penny that Oakland has given him as he captains one of the most dominant lines in football.,Since then

it will be interesting to see how the line plays with Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch behind them. Oakland’s rushing attack was inconsistent in 2016 as Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray lacked the adept vision to find the holes to get to the second level.,Also

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Could any young player eventually replace Julio Jones as the best player on the Atlanta Falcons’ roster?

Pro Football Focus’ Sam Monson thinks safety Keanu Neal is the most likely contender to surpass Jones.

Monson listed the best player on all 32 NFL teams and which young player has potential to surpass him.,Authentic Tevin Coleman Jersey,In his piece published on Monday

409 yards and six touchdowns last season and played a crucial role pushing the Falcons through the postseason.,It’s no surprise Monson selected the All-Pro receiver as the Falcons’ best player. Jones recorded 1

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After being drafted in the first round by the Falcons in 2016, eight deflected passes and five forced fumbles as a rookie., Neal improved dramatically from his college days in his first season as a Falcon and showed promise for future seasons. Neal recorded 106 tackles

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