By John Glennon
A.J. Brown started strong, hesitated briefly and then dropped a bomb.
This wasn’t one of the Titans Pro Bowler’s pass routes, mind you, but rather Brown’s response when asked his impression of rookie receiver Racey McMath a few days into training camp.
“Racey is, to be honest … I don’t want to say this, but he kind of reminds me of Julio Jones,” Brown said, laughing as dozens of media scrambled to their Twitter feeds. “Now everybody starts writing. But that’s the upside I think he has in him.”
Well, well, well -- no pressure, kid, right? Nothing like comparing a sixth-round draft pick – who hasn’t even practiced in pads – to Jones, a future Hall of Famer who’s produced 848 catches for nearly 13,000 yards over the past decade.
But here’s the thing about McMath: Brown is hardly the only one getting excited about the potential of the 6-3, 217-pound athletic specimen. Consider that Mike Vrabel, hardly the kind of head coach prone to doling out compliments – especially when it comes to rookies – had this to say following McMath’s first day of training camp.
“He just keeps getting better,” Vrabel said. “He has . . .
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