The Tennessee Titan’s 2016 season ended on a sour note as a week 16 loss to the divisional rival, Jacksonville Jaguars, continued the playoff drought for the franchise. Heading into the 2017 season, the Titans must answer a few questions in order to end the eight year drought.
Tennessee Titans: Biggest Questions Heading Into 2017
1. Can DeMarco Murray do it again?
During the 2016 campaign, DeMarco Murray showed a running ability that fans hadn’t seen since his final season in Dallas. The Cowboys felt the need for Murray was not large enough to compensate his large contract. So their rival, Philadelphia Eagles, picked him up in free agency. However, Murray showed no sign of the former All-Pro running back. In the summer of 2016, the Titans convinced Murray that Tennessee was the best fit for his style of play. During the 2016 season, Murray returned to the All-Pro form that he had been two years prior. Carrying the ball for Tennessee, Murray compiled nearly 1,300 yards and 13 total touchdowns. The big question that faces the 29-year-old back is can he continue what he started last year or was it a one hit wonder for the Tennessee Titans?
Murray has a young, talented partner in Derrick Henry that could help take some of the workload. As Henry continues to see an increase in carries, Murray will have a fresh pair of legs each time he touches the ball….
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