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A Look Around the AFC SOUTH (A Horse W/O Blinders)

We have many mock drafts and off season blogs. I thought we should take the blinders off for a second and see what the others have going on.This way we can build the monster accordingly and see which moves we need to pull off during free agency/ draft to maintain our dominance over the AFC South.

Houston Texans


Whats New:

New coach Bill O'Brien is apart of the Patriots coaching tree. As of now he is going into the season with out a Offensive Coordinator. The Texans took a surprising turn this season from Superbowl hopes to drafting 1st. O'Brien will have to reboot this franchise who will he link himself with at QB? This team have holes in their defense and also have to figure out what to do with the often injured Brian Cushing. My take is that they are taking phone calls for the number 1 pick in hopes to gain more picks.

Top Free Agents:

Ben Tate RB

Joe Mays LB


CAP SPACE per Sportrac 3.3 million



Biggest Disappointment:

Ed Reed FS
Matt Schaub QB


Franchise Stars:

Arian Foster RB
Andre Johnson WR
J.J Watt LB
Brian Cushing LB

Mock Draft (from WalterFootball.com):

1. Blake Bortles QB UFC
33. Antonio Richardson OT Tennessee
65. Jeremiah Attaochu OLB GT

97. EJ Gaines CB Missouri

A way to early 2014 predictions 9-7


Jacksonville England Jaguars

Whats New:

Coach Bradley has these guys competing. They hung with the Broncos for a couple of quarters. Justin Blackmon is a beast when he gets on the field. They have CAP ROOM and a energetic coach. Next year they may not be an automatic win. This draft will be big for them. They need a QB and a RB. MJD most likely leaving but even if he stays they need to get younger at that position. We may want to enjoy these final couple of years before the Jaguars move. I'm not looking forward to the Colts having to travel once a year over seas but it may grow our fans.

Top Free Agents

Maurice Jones-Drew RB
Chad Henne QB

Cap Space per Sportrac 50.4 million


Biggest Disappointment:

Blaine Gabbert QB


Franchise Star:

Gus Bradley Coach


Mock Draft (from WalterFootball.com):

3. Teddy Bridgewater QB Louisville
39. Ka'Deem Carey RB Arizona
70. Carl Bradford DE/OLB Arizona State
101. Keith McGill CB Utah


a way too early 2014 predictions 7-9



Tennessee Titans

Whats New:

The Titans spent big money last year to upgrade the team and it didn't quite pan out. So they have a new coach, Ken Whisenhunt aka the QB whisperer. This may be Jake Locker last chance. CJ2k is likely out this year so they will have to find another RB. The Titans defense held their own and re-established Greg Williams who is now with the Rams.

Top Free Agents

Alterraun Verner CB
Kenny Britt WR
Bernard Pollard SS

Cap Space per Sportstrac 6.5 million


Potential Franchise Tag:

Alterraun Verner

Biggest Disappointment:

Kenny Britt WR
Andy Levitre G

Franchise Star

Alterraun Verner CB
Delanie Walker TE
Kendell Wright WR
Jurrell Casey DT



Mock Draft (from WalterFootball.com)

11. Anthony Barr OLB UCLA
42. Tre Mason RB Aurbun
3rd round pick belongs to 49ers
108. A.J McCarron QB Alabama


a way too early 2014 predictions 7-9

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of Stampede Blue's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of Stampede Blue's writers or editors.

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