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AFC South - 2019 Offseason Transactions
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2019 NFL notable offseason transactions and notes – AFC South



Houston Texans

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired:
GM Brian Gaine

Hired:
OC Tim Kelly

Player Additions:

S Tashaun Gipson (from Jacksonville)
CB Bradley Roby (from Denver)
CB Briean Bodd-Calhoun (from Cleveland)
TE Darren Fells (from Cleveland)
QB A.J. McCarron (from Oakland)
RB Duke Johnson (from Cleveland)
RB Carlos Hyde (from Kansas City)
WR Kenny Stills (from Miami)
LT Laremy Tunsil (from Miami)

Player Subtractions:

WR Demaryius Thomas
CB Kevin Johnson
S Tyrann Mathieu
CB Kareem Jackson
T Kendall Lamm
RB Alfred Blue
DT Christian Covington
CB Kayvon Webster
CB Shareece Wright
QB Brandon Weeden
FS Andre Hal
TE Ryan Griffin
RB D’Onta Foreman
DE Jadeveon Clowney

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 23 (23) Tytus Howard T Alabama State
Round 2 · Pick 22 (54) Lonnie Johnson CB Kentucky
Round 2 · Pick 23 (55) Max Scharping T Northern Illinois
Round 3 · Pick 23 (86) Kahale Warring TE San Diego State
Round 5 · Pick 23 (161) Charles Omenihu DE Texas
Round 6 · Pick 23 (195) Xavier Crawford CB Central Michigan
Round 7 · Pick 6 (220) Cullen Gillaspia RB Texas A&M

2018 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 362.6 (Rank: 15), Pass Yards/Gm – 236.3 (Rank: 17), Rush Yards/Gm – 126.3 (Rank: 8), Points/Gm – 25.1 (Rank: 11), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.93 (Rank: 27), Adjusted Sack Rate – 11.6% (Rank: 32)

2018 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 343.3 (Rank: 12), Pass Yards/Gm – 260.4 (Rank: 28), Rush Yards/Gm – 82.7 (Rank: 3), Points/Gm – 19.8 (Rank: 4), Fantasy Points/Gm – 9.25 (Rank: 3), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.56 (Rank: 1), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.4% (Rank: 13), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 16.88 (Rank: 14), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 15.28 (Rank: 5), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 21.34 (Rank: 8), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 10.0 (Rank: 31), *Zone % Approximate – 50% (Rank: 8), Man % Approximate – 36% (Rank: 22).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Deshaun Watson
RB: Duke Johnson
GLB: Duke Johnson
3RB: Duke Johnson
WR: DeAndre Hopkins
WR: Will Fuller
WR: Keke Coutee
TE: Jordan Thomas

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 8.5 (Rank 16 tied). Faces toughest strength of schedule based on opponent projected win totals.

Offense:
Coutee averaged > 17 PPR points when getting 40+ snaps in 5 game sample size last season. Coutee (ankle) week 1 status uncertain.
O-line still bad.
QB Watson run success better against zone coverage.
RB Lamar Miller (ACL) done for the season.

Indianapolis Colts

Player Additions:

WR Devin Funchess (from Carolina)
DE Justin Houston (from Kansas City)
RB Spencer Ware (from Kansas City)
QB Brian Hoyer (from New England)

Player Subtractions:

G Matt Slauson
WR Ryan Grant
WR Dontrelle Inman
DE Jihad Ward
WR Zach Pascal
TE Eric Swoope
FB Ryan Hewitt
QB Andrew Luck

Draft:

Round 2 · Pick 2 (34) Rock Ya-Sin CB Temple
Round 2 · Pick 17 (49) Ben Banogu EDGE Texas Christian
Round 2 · Pick 27 (59) Parris Campbell WR Ohio State
Round 3 · Pick 26 (89) Bobby Okereke LB Stanford
Round 4 · Pick 7 (109) Khari Willis S Michigan State
Round 5 · Pick 6 (144) Marvell Tell S USC
Round 5 · Pick 26 (164) E.J. Speed LB Tarleton State
Round 6 · Pick 27 (199) Gerri Green EDGE Mississippi State
Round 7 · Pick 26 (240) Jackson Barton T Utah
Round 7 · Pick 32 (246) Javon Patterson C Mississippi

2018 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 386.2 (Rank: 7), Pass Yards/Gm – 278.8 (Rank: 6), Rush Yards/Gm – 107.4 (Rank: 20), Points/Gm – 27.1 (Rank: 5), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.83 (Rank: 4), Adjusted Sack Rate – 4.1% (Rank: 2)

2018 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 339.4 (Rank: 11), Pass Yards/Gm – 237.8 (Rank: 16), Rush Yards/Gm – 101.6 (Rank: 8), Points/Gm – 21.5 (Rank: 10), Fantasy Points/Gm – 7.38 (Rank: 13), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.96 (Rank: 7), Adjusted Sack Rate – 5.3% (Rank: 29), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 15.92 (Rank: 11), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 17.54 (Rank: 10), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 17.44 (Rank: 3), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 9.04 (Rank: 27), *Zone % Approximate – 59% (Rank: 1), Man % Approximate – 23% (Rank: 32).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Jacoby Brissett
RB: Marlon Mack
GLB: Marlon Mack
3RB: Marlon Mack
WR: T.Y. Hilton
WR: Devin Funchess
WR: Parris Campbell (R)
TE: Jack Doyle
TE: Eric Ebron

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 9.5 (Rank 6 tied). Top ten easiest projected schedule.
Update: Win total dropped to 6.5 games.

Offense:
Target Mack in big positive-script games.
QB Andrew Luck retired.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Player Additions:

QB Nick Foles (from Philadelphia)
TE Geoff Swaim (from Dallas)
LB Jake Ryan (from Green Bay)
WR Chris Conley (from Kansas City)
T Cedric Ogbuehi (from Cincinnati)
RB Alfred Blue (from Houston)
WR Terrelle Pryor (from New York Jets)

Player Subtractions:

LB Telvin Smith
QB Blake Bortles
TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins
K Kai forbath
RB Carlos Hyde
S Tashaun Gipson
DT Malik Jackson
T Jermey Parnell
RB T.J. Yeldon
G Chris Reed
WR Donte Moncrief
T Ereck Flowers
RB Corey Grant

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 7 (7) Josh Allen EDGE Kentucky
Round 2 · Pick 3 (35) Jawaan Taylor T Florida
Round 3 · Pick 5 (69) Josh Oliver TE San Jose State
Round 3 · Pick 35 (98) Quincy Williams S Murray State
Round 5 · Pick 2 (140) Ryquell Armstead RB Temple
Round 6 · Pick 5 (178) Gardner Minshew QB Washington State
Round 7 · Pick 21 (235) Dontavius Russell DT Auburn

2018 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 302.0 (Rank: 27), Pass Yards/Gm – 194.3 (Rank: 26), Rush Yards/Gm – 107.7 (Rank: 19), Points/Gm – 15.3 (Rank: 31), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.12 (Rank: 21), Adjusted Sack Rate – 9.3% (Rank: 21)

2018 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 311.4 (Rank: 5), Pass Yards/Gm – 194.6 (Rank: 2), Rush Yards/Gm – 116.9 (Rank: 19), Points/Gm – 19.8 (Rank: 4), Fantasy Points/Gm – 7.31 (Rank: 14), Adjusted Line Yards – 3.877 (Rank: 4), Adjusted Sack Rate – 7.1% (Rank: 15), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 15.85 (Rank: 9), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 15.86 (Rank: 6), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 16.35 (Rank: 1), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 7.6 (Rank: 16), *Zone % Approximate – 44% (Rank: 19), Man % Approximate – 37% (Rank: 21).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Nick Foles
RB: Leonard Fournette
GLB: Leonard Fournette
3RB: Leonard Fournette
WR: Marqise Lee
WR: Dede Westbrook
WR: Keelan Cole
TE: Geoff Swaim

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 8 (Rank 18 tied).

Offense:
O-Line should be solid in run-game.
RB Alfred Blue (ankle) placed on IR.

Defense:
Potential shadow – CB Jalen Ramsey

Tennessee Titans

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Fired:
OC Matt LaFleur

Hired:
OC Arthur Smith

Player Additions:

WR Adam Humphries (from Tampa Bay)
G Roger Saffold (from Los Angeles Rams)
LB Cameron Wake (from Miami)
QB Ryan Tannehill (from Miami)

Player Subtractions:

LB Brian Orakpo
QB Austin Davis
S Johnathan Cyprien
G Josh Kline
QB Blaine Gabbert
TE Luke Stocker
OLB Derrick Morgan
DT Bennie Logan
OLB Derrick Morgan

Draft:

Round 1 · Pick 19 (19) Jeffery Simmons DT Mississippi State
Round 2 · Pick 19 (51) A.J. Brown WR Mississippi
Round 3 · Pick 19 (82) Nate Davis G North Carolina-Charlotte
Round 4 · Pick 14 (116) Amani Hooker S Iowa
Round 5 · Pick 30 (168) D’Andre Walker EDGE Georgia
Round 6 · Pick 16 (188) David Long LB West Virginia

2018 Offensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 312.4 (Rank: 25), Pass Yards/Gm – 185.9 (Rank: 29), Rush Yards/Gm – 126.4 (Rank: 7, Points/Gm – 19.4 (Rank: 27), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.33 (Rank: 17), Adjusted Sack Rate – 10.2% (Rank: 29)

2018 Defensive Rankings:
Yards/Gm – 333.4 (Rank: 8), Pass Yards/Gm – 216.9 (Rank: 6), Rush Yards/Gm – 116.4 (Rank: 18), Points/Gm – 18.9 (Rank: 3), Fantasy Points/Gm – 7.44 (Rank: 12), Adjusted Line Yards – 4.82 (Rank: 28), Adjusted Sack Rate – 6.7% (Rank: 22), DVP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 15.11 (Rank: 7), DVP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 14.69 (Rank: 4), DVP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 23.88 (Rank: 20), DVP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 4.79 (Rank: 2), *Zone % Approximate – 43% (Rank: 20), Man % Approximate – 43% (Rank: 12).

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Marcus Mariota
RB: Derrick Henry
GLB: Derrick Henry
3RB: Dion Lewis
WR: Corey Davis
WR: A.J. Brown (R)
WR: Adam Humphries
TE: Delanie Walker

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 8 (Rank 18 tied).

Offense:
Left side of O-line improved. LT Taylor Lewan suspended 4 games. RB Henry in contract year. Very tough projected schedule against run defenses.
QB Mariota run success better against zone coverage.

*Zone vs. Man Coverage % excludes hybrid/prevent coverages and offensive screen plays.

Last updated: September 2, 2019 at 16:06 pm


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