Titans coach and gamers share their NFL draft day experiences.
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The Titans traded as much as choose Boston College edge rusher Harold Landry with the 41st general decide in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday.
Tennessee dealt their second- and third-round picks, the 57th and 89th general, to the Raiders in order to maneuver up.
The 6-foot-2, 252-pound Landry might have been chosen close to the highest of the primary round had he declared for the draft final yr, after racking up 22 tackles for loss, 16½ sacks and 7 compelled fumbles in 2016.
But his manufacturing suffered after returning to BC for his senior season, when he was restricted to simply 9 video games due to an ankle damage.
He managed 8½ tackles for loss, 5 sacks and two move breakups. Landry is a bit undersized, however has large burst and agility.
Vince Young introduced the choice.
Landry will present depth behind veteran beginning exterior linebackers Brian Orakpo and Derrick Morgan, who’re scheduled to grow to be unrestricted free brokers subsequent offseason.
The Titans would not have one other draft decide till the fifth round. They dealt their fourth-round decide to the Ravens on Thursday, after they jumped from No. 25 to 22 and drafted inside linebacker Rashaan Evans.
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