Who’s catching the passes? Titans head into Day Three still looking for answers

By John Glennon

    Heading into Day Two of the NFL Draft, the desires of the Titans faithful seemed almost Biblical in nature.

    One could almost hear fans chanting – through social media, that is – Elijah! Elijah! Elijah! -- as proceedings kicked off from Cleveland on Friday night.

    Thirty-seven picks into the third round, the Titans did indeed pick an Elijah, though it probably wasn’t the fans’ first choice by that name. This was University of Washington cornerback Elijah Molden, as opposed to Elijah Moore, the electric slot receiver and former teammate of A.J. Brown at Ole Miss, who was long gone by then.

    That lead-up shouldn’t be taken as a slight to Molden, who by all appearances looks to be a steal, a ready-made slot cornerback selected with the 100th overall pick of the draft.

    But in its own way, the selection of Molden may have summed up Rounds Two and Three for the Titans. There were plenty of good things to say about all three of the Titans’ selections – tackle Dillon Radunz, linebacker Monty Rice and Molden.

    It’s just that at the end of the night, there was at least as many questions about which positions the Titans didn’t address as . . .

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Author: John GlennonMulti-media journalist with extensive expertise covering the NFL, NHL, professional soccer and more, including the Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators for The Tennessean with articles, videos and podcasts. Strengths include the ability to write quick, concise and thorough analysis, as well as the ability to uncover unique human-interest stories. In working as a reporter, John developed skills that extend beyond the sports journalism world. An efficient and effective communicator, John is confident, calm and productive under deadline pressure and knows the power of the written word. John brings to Broadway Sports a work ethic second to none, an intellectual hunger, and an ability to inform and entertain readers, viewers and listeners. Reach out directly to John at: