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|Of Tennessee’s top three receivers, Rishard Matthews was the most valuable fantasy commodity in 2015 and he feels like the safest bet to produce given the team’s desire to sign him as a free agent. He offers more athleticism and a better fit for the short to intermediate routes that this offense has lacked. He has a good chance to earn a starting job but until his true usage and targets shake out it will be tough to accurately assess Matthews’ fantasy value for 2016. Likewise, he is currently the first Titans receiver off the board in standard 12-team leagues. Tajae Sharpe is a rookie receiver out of UMass that will also be in the mix in the large battle at the position. His presence with the first team during OTAs appears on the surface to be a motivational ploy directed at Dorial Green-Beckham. Nonetheless, the team is high on the youngster and he may prove to be a long term option in the slot if Kendall Wright leaves in free agency next season. Harry Douglas and Justin Hunter are hanging around but the coaching staff seems to be abiding by the “out with the old, in with the new” adage at the receiver position. Tennessee could look to strike a deal or outright waive Douglas or Hunter before Week 1.
|Titans sign Andre Johnson|
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Jul 29, 2:00 pm
|The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson on Friday.
The Titans have not disclosed terms of the deal, but sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Johnson will sign a two-year contract. (ESPN)|
FFToday's Take: The Titans have a volatile receiving corps (Kendall Wright, Justin Hunter, Dorial Green-Beckham, Rishard Matthews) with the most dependable being TE Delanie Walker. It's difficult to see Johnson making a significant impact given how slow he looked last year with Colts in limited duty.