2024 Tennessee Titans 7-round mock draft: Fill a huge need, then start dealing


Ben Arthur

AFC South Reporter

The Titans have been one of the NFL’s most active teams this offseason. 

They handed out big contracts to wide receiver Calvin Ridley, center Lloyd Cushenberry, running back Tony Pollard and cornerback Chidobe Awuzie in free agency. They traded for and extended lockdown corner L’Jarius Sneed. 

Taking advantage of the financial flexibility that comes with having Will Levis, a quarterback on a rookie contract, Tennessee has been aggressively constructing its roster the past few weeks. 

So what could that mean for draft time? 

The No. 7 overall pick headlines the Titans’ eight selections in the 2024 NFL Draft. The others are: Nos. 38 (second round), 106 (fourth round), 146 (fifth round), 182 (sixth round), 227 (seventh round), 242 (seventh round) and 252 (seventh round).

Left tackle is Tennessee’s most-glaring need, but reinforcements are needed across both sides of the ball — right tackle, safety, linebacker and defensive tackle among them. 

Here is FOX Sports’ seven-round mock draft for the Titans: 

Round 1, No. 7 overall: Joe Alt, OT, Notre Dame 

Measurables: 6-foot-9, 321 pounds
Notable stats: started 33 consecutive games at left tackle

The Titans’ need for a franchise left tackle has been discussed ad nauseam. In Alt, Tennessee would be getting an elite talent for Bill Callahan, one of football’s most respected O-line gurus, to develop. 

As a three-year starter in a pro-style offense at Notre Dame, Alt has the pedigree to step in Day 1 to protect Levis’ blindside. He’s widely viewed as the best prospect in an offensive-tackle class that many in the scouting community believe is one of the best ever.  

“While perhaps lacking the ‘special’ athletic traits to wow scouts, Alt may have the lowest floor of any prospect in this class, regardless of position,” FOX Sports NFL Draft Analyst Rob Rang wrote in his offensive-tackle rankings piece. “Barring injury, Alt is a decade-long…

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Publish date : 2024-04-02 23:26:29

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