Titans ponying up for points like never before. It’s time to cash in.

By John Glennon

    The old NFL adage that defense wins championships is outdated.

    In each of the last five seasons, the Super Bowl champion has finished has among the top four in average points per game, most recently last year when Tampa Bay scorched the NFL for nearly 31 points per game.

    So in their continuing efforts to capture the franchise’s first Super Bowl, the Titans are pumping money into the offense like never before.

    The Titans are currently allocating 55.5 percent of the team’s salary-cap space to its offensive players in 2021, thanks in part to the trade for wide receiver Julio Jones. That would be a whopping increase from the 34 percent used on the offense in 2020, per Spotrac.

    The 55.5 percent cap figure on offense marks the only time the Titans have topped 40 percent in that department since Jon Robinson took over as general manager in 2016. It’s also the only time since at least 2013 – as far back as Spotrac tracks salary-cap figures – the Titans have allocated more than half the team’s cap to the offensive side of the ball.

    Jones tops the Titans’ 2021 offensive cap hits at $15.3 million, per Spotrac, followed by running back Derrick . . .

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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: