The early evaluation of the Titans’ 2021 draft class

By John Glennon

    Here’s one thing you can rely on in Mike Vrabel’s early unofficial depth charts: Rookies are almost always buried at the bottom of their respective position groups, often third string or below -- and rarely ever higher than second string.

    That trend continued Monday when the first unofficial depth chart was released, as first-round pick Caleb Farley and third-round pick Elijah Molden were listed fourth and fifth, respectively, at one cornerback position, behind Briean Boddy-Calhoun. Similarly, sixth-round pick Racey McMath and fourth-round pick Dez Fitzpatrick were listed fourth and fifth, respectively, at one of the wide receiver spots – immediately behind Kalija Lipscomb.

    Third-round pick Monty Rice was a third-stringer at one linebacker spot, seventh-round Brady Breeze was third string at free safety and fourth-rounder Rashad Weaver was a fourth-string linebacker.

    In fact, the only rookie that nosed his way onto the second string was second-round pick Dillon Radunz. But interestingly enough, Radunz is penciled in at right guard, after he was drafted as a right tackle.

    So does all this mean the Titans’ 2021 class is off to a horrendous start? Not necessarily, no. It’s Vrabel’s traditional way of letting his rookies – even the highest draft picks – know they have to earn . . .

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