Titans QB Tannehill on Levis pick: ‘Bit of déjà vu’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Quarterback Ryan Tannehill discovered himself in a well-known state of affairs after the Tennessee Titans traded up within the second spherical of the NFL draft final week to pick out Will Levis with the thirty third general choose.

“Yeah, we have been down this street earlier than so it is undoubtedly a bit of little bit of déjà vu,” Tannehill stated Wednesday.

The Titans have now traded as much as choose quarterbacks in back-to-back drafts. Former normal supervisor Jon Robinson traded with the Las Vegas Raiders to maneuver up and snag Malik Willis within the third spherical with the 86th choose of final 12 months’s draft.

The Levis selection was made doable when new Titans normal supervisor Ran Carthon despatched picks Nos. 41 and 72 and a 2024 third-round choose to the Arizona Cardinals in trade for the thirty third and the 81st choose.

The 34-year-old Tannehill accomplished 212 of his 325 move makes an attempt for two,536 yards, 13 touchdowns and 6 interceptions in 12 video games final season. He has a $36 million cap hit this 12 months and two voidable years remaining on his contract.

It will be comprehensible for Tannehill to be upset after seeing a doable future substitute being chosen two years in a row. The veteran quarterback, nonetheless, has been with the workforce for the reason that begin of OTAs and is taking all of it in stride.

“My job is to get able to go win soccer video games and that is what I will do every day,” Tannehill stated. “As gamers, you bought to regulate what you may management — and that is doing the very best you may.”

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