Let’s start with the obvious. If Marcus Mariota goes No. 1, then Winston will just be staring at them next. His off-the-field troubles might be overlooked when the Titans see the skills he possesses. He is NFL ready, has the arm to prove it and could be the franchise QB the Titans are looking for.
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Draft Marcus Mariota
Another obvious thing to do with this pick. If the Bucs take Winston, the Heisman Trophy winner will be a likely choice. Mariota rarely makes mistakes, his teammates love him and he plays like Russell Wilson with better size. He may be too hard to pass up.
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Trade the pick
Now things start to get interesting. What if the Titans were to trade the No. 2 pick for, say, another top-10 pick and come away with a starting QB like Jay Cutler? They'd still grab a quarterback, and they'd get additional assets in trading down in the draft.
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Draft Leonard Williams
Many experts think of the Big Cat as the best player in the draft. At 6-foot-5, 300 pounds, he can get to the QB at will and can fully stop the rush. He is garnering comparisons to J.J. Watt. The upside might be too high to pass up on a guy like this.
Draft Randy Gregory
Gregory is an explosive player who could wreak havoc on opposing QBs for years to come. He is still raw but may have the highest upside of any player in the draft. He will be an instant double team on the line, which will free up everyone else.