Our final stop in the AFC South is the Music city with the Tennessee Titans. The Titans finished last season with a record of 9-7 under first year head coach Mike Vrabel. The squeamish may want to look away, as we'll be taking a look at fantasy values for three players from Tennessee.
Marcus Mariota – QB
I'm not sure there's much to talk about here, as Mariota isn't currently being drafted in mock drafts (according to fantasyfootballcalculator.com). The Hawaiian native's best season was back in 2016, when he threw for 3,426 yards and 26 touchdowns. He does run the ball a little bit, averaging about 300 yards a season with a couple touchdowns. While you more than likely won't be drafting Mariota, he may provide some streaming value in the right matchup. Maybe.
Derrick Henry – RB
In 2018, Derrick Henry finished the season with his first season over 1,000 rushing yards for the first time in his career. Sounds great, right? If you owned Henry last year, chances are you remember things differently.
What will stick in most fantasy players minds is the explosion Henry had at the end of the season. In two games, he accumulated about 40% of his rushing yards. If you had the guts to play him, he may have won you some playoff matchups, but chances are he was on the bench or waiver wire in your league. Here's a look at Henry's first six game logs from last season (attempts/yards): week 1 – 10/26; week 2 – 18-56; week 3 – 18/57; week 4 – 8/24; week 5 – 11/56; week 6 – 7/21. Grossed out yet? Not to mention he didn't score a single touchdown until week 7, while rushing for a stellar 33 yards on 12 attempts (insert sarcasm here).
Let's keep in mind as well, Henry is not a pass catching RB – he had a whopping 15 receptions for 99 yards and no touchdowns. He's currently being drafted in the 3rd round in half PPR, and I'm not willing to draft him there. Unless it's a best ball draft, I'm just not interested.
Corey Davis – WR
I feel like “lack of consistency” is the theme of this article. Corey Davis is going into his third year in Tennessee, and is coming off a season where he amassed nearly 900 yards and four touchdowns. Again, when you look at his two best weeks (161 in week 4; 125 in week 9), they make up nearly a third of his production. Most of the remaining weeks were pretty disappointing, especially if he didn't score a touchdown.
Davis is currently being drafted towards the back end of the 9th round in mock drafts. He has the talent to be a WR 2, but may be cursed again with a lack of opportunity. You can pick him there if you feel your receivers are solid enough to that point of your draft, but don't expect a ton of consistency from Davis.
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