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Tennessee Titans Mock Draft Roundup 4.0

Throughout the year and leading up to the 2021 NFL draft, we will update our Tennessee Titans Mock Draft Roundup showing picks for the Tennessee Titans from several prominent sites and draft analysts.

SI - Kevin Hanson (2/17)

26. Nakobe Dean, LB, Georgia

Dean may not last this deep into the draft, but Mike Vrabel and the Titans should be thrilled if he does. Although he's not the biggest (6' 0" and 225 pounds), Dean's football IQ, instincts and exceptional athleticism allow him to diagnose quickly and make plays from sideline to sideline in the run and pass game.

Yahoo! Sports - Eric Edholm (2/17)

26. Jameson Williams, WR, Alabama

The Titans have a history on gambling on risky first-rounders under GM Jon Robinson, especially in regard to injury, and Williams' torn ACL clouds his landing spot. But the Titans' patience could be rewarded with the speed of Williams eventually. They were shorthanded at receiver when A.J. Brown and Julio Jones both were hurt last season, so adding another playmaker feels important.

Draft Wire - Luke Easterling (2/17)

26. Boye Mafe, EDGE, Minnesota

Even if the Titans are able to re-sign Harold Landry, they could still use a younger edge rusher on the opposite side if Bud Dupree can't be counted on long-term. Mafe backed up his impressive film with a dominant week of practice at the Senior Bowl, launching him into the first-round conversation.

ESPN - Todd McShay (2/16)

26. George Karlaftis, EDGE, Purdue

I can't imagine Tennessee lets Harold Landry III walk after a 12-sack season, but he could break the bank. Denico Autry settled in nicely with nine sacks, and Jeffery Simmons is a force on the inside. But the Titans' edge rush could benefit from another playmaker, especially if they can't re-sign Landry. Karlaftis wins with power, and he can even bump inside on obvious passing downs.

Tennessee also took 47 sacks (seventh most), though, and a good chunk of the offensive line will be playing 2022 on the final year of their deals, so I could also see the Titans drafting Northern Iowa offensive tackle Trevor Penning or Central Michigan offensive tackle Bernhard Raimann.

Fox Sports - Rob Rang (2/16)

26. Jameson Williams, WR, Alabama

As long as the Titans are going to rely on a downhill power running game and Ryan Tannehill taking deep shots off of play-action, adding speed on the perimeter should be a top priority.

Given that he tore his ACL in the national championship game last month, Williams could fall down the board further than he should. The Titans won big by trusting their preinjury grade on defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons and might see this as a similar high-upside gamble.

USA Today - Nate Davis (2/15)

26. Trevor Penning, OT, Northern Iowa

It's been two years since this team missed on right tackle prospect Isaiah Wilson in Round 1. Now the Titans stand to lose 2021 starting RT David Quessenberry in free agency, not ideal for a team that's so reliant on its running game. Penning could step in straight away, and the nasty demeanor he showcased at the Senior Bowl is certain to be a hit with his linemates and RB Derrick Henry.

The Ringer - Danny Kelly (2/15)

26. Trey McBride, TE, Colorado State

McBride is a great fit for the Titans' run-heavy offense. He's a strong blocker who can also get downfield and make big plays in the passing game. With the 33-year old Julio Jones now clearly on the downside of his illustrious career, Tennessee needs more pass-catching depth around Ryan Tannehill. Pairing McBride with A.J. Brown gives the team a pair of dangerous yards-after-the-catch creators.

The Draft Scout - Matt Miller (2/14)

26. Jermaine Johnson, EDGE, Florida State

Free agency will be crucial in determining the needs of the Titans--notably pass-rusher Harold Landry. But even if Landry is back, the Titans could beef up a unit that hasn't had the success most expected under Mike Vrabel. Coming off a red hot Senior Bowl week, Jermaine Johnson II definitely has the look of a first-rounder.

NFL.com - Chad Reuter (2/14)

26. Nakobe Dean, LB, Georgia

With Jayon Brown and Rashaan Evans due to reach free agency, finding a bargain like Dean available here is a bonus. If the former Georgia linebacker outperforms expectations at the NFL Scouting Combine, he will be long gone by this pick.

PFF - Mike Renner (2/14)

26. David Ojabo, EDGE, Michigan

The Titans could have a big need on the edge if Harold Landry III walks in free agency. Ojabo would fill his shoes seamlessly with how athletic and flexible he is. The Titans deploy their edges on stunts a lot, and that's where Ojabo could make an impact early on.

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