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2021 NFL notable offseason transactions and notes – AFC South



Houston Texans

2020 Record: 4-12, 3rd in AFC South

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Additions:
GM Nick Caserio
HC David Culley (former BAL passing coordinator)
DC Lovie Smith

Subtractions:
HC Bill O’Brien
DC Anthony Weaver

Player Additions:

CB Desmond King (from LAC)
CB Terrance Mitchell (from CLE)
LB Jordan Jenkins (from NYJ)
QB Tyrod Taylor (from LAC)
DT Vincent Taylor (from CLE)
G Justin McCray (from ATL)
S Terrence Brooks (from NE)
DT Maliek Collins (from DAL)
LB Kamu Grugier-Hill (from MIA)
LB Shaq Lawson (from MIA)
RB Mark Ingram (from BAL)
RB Phillip Lindsay (from DEN)
RB Rex Burkhead (from NE)
C Justin Britt (from SEA)
LB Christian Kirksey (from GB)
RT Marcus Cannon (from NE)
OT Cole Toner (from LAC)
KR/PR Andre Roberts (from BUF)
LB Joe Thomas (from DAL)
LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (from WAS)
LB Tae Davis (from CLE)
WR Chris Moore (from BAL)
WR Chris Conley (from JAX)
DE Derek Rivers (from LAR)
CB Tavierre Thomas (from CLE)
TE Ryan Izzo (from NE)
T Cole Toner (from LAC)
DT Jaleel Johnson (from MIN)
DE DeMarcus Walker (from DEN)
TE Antony Auclair (from TB)
G Lane Taylor (from GB)
LB Neville Hewitt (from NYJ)

Player Subtractions:

WR Will Fuller
DE J.J. Watt
G Senio Kelemete
G Zach Fulton
LB Peter Kalambayi
DT Eddie Vanderdoes
RB Duke Johnson
C Nick Martin
QB Josh McCown
CB Brandon Williams
FB Cullen Gillaspia
LB Bernardrick McKinney
TE Darren Fells
DL Carlos Watkins
WR Tyler Simmons
WR Chad Hansen
DL P.J. Hall

Draft:

RD (PK) PLAYER SCHOOL POS

3 (3) Davis Mills Stanford QB
3 (26) Nico Collins Michigan WR
5 (3) Brevin Jordan Miami TE
5 (26) Garret Wallow TCU ILB
6 (11) Roy Lopez Arizona DT

2020 Offensive Rankings:
Points/Gm – 18th, Yards/Gm – 13th, Pass Yards/Gm – 4th, Rush Yards/Gm – 31st,
Neutral Pace – 15th, Total Plays – 32nd, Pass Plays – 23rd, Run Plays – 31st,
Pass EPA – 6th, Rush EPA – 32nd, aDOT – 7th,
Adjusted Line Yards – 28th, Adjusted Sack Rate – 32nd, Pressure % – 24th

2020 Defensive Rankings:
Points/Gm – 27th, Yards/Gm – 30th, Pass Yards/Gm – 24th, Rush Yards/Gm – 32nd,
Fantasy Points/Gm – 29th, Pass EPA – 30th, Rush EPA – 31st,
Blitz % – 7th, Adjusted Sack Rate – 11th, Pressure % – 27th,
DvP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 23rd, DvP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 32nd, DvP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 26th, DvP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 16th

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Tyrod Taylor
RB: David Johnson
3RB: David Johnson
WR: Brandin Cooks
WR: Andre Roberts
SWR: Randall Cobb
TE: Jordan Akins

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 3.5

Strength of schedule rank: 31 (Based on opposition current projected win totals). Higher number means easier schedule.

Offense:
QB Watson status unknown.

Defense:
Cover 2.

Indianapolis Colts

2020 Record: 11-5, 2nd in AFC South

Player Additions:

QB Carson Wentz (from PHI)
DL Isaac Rochell (from LAC)
OT Sam Tevi (from LAC)
OT Julie’n Davenport (from MIA)
OT Eric Fisher (from KC)

Player Subtractions:

QB Philip Rivers
LT Anthony Castonzo
DL Denico Autry
QB Jacoby Brissett
CB Tavon Wilson

Draft:

RD (PK) PLAYER SCHOOL POS

1 (21) Kwity Paye Michigan DE
2 (22) Dayo Odeyingbo Vanderbilt DE
4 (22) Kylen Granson SMU TE
5 (21) Shawn Davis Florida S
6 (34) Sam Ehlinger Texas QB
7 (1) Mike Strachan Charleston (WV) WR
7 (21) Will Fries Penn State OT

2020 Offensive Rankings:
Points/Gm – 26th, Yards/Gm – 30th, Pass Yards/Gm – 25th, Rush Yards/Gm – 26th,
Neutral Pace – 14th, Total Plays – 15th, Pass Plays – 9th, Run Plays – 25th,
Pass EPA – 28th, Rush EPA – 7th, aDOT – 32nd,
Adjusted Line Yards – 22nd, Adjusted Sack Rate – 22nd, Pressure % – 31st

2020 Defensive Rankings:
Points/Gm – 4th, Yards/Gm – 2nd, Pass Yards/Gm – 2nd, Rush Yards/Gm – 13th,
Fantasy Points/Gm – 6th, Pass EPA – 4th, Rush EPA – 10th,
Blitz % – 13th, Adjusted Sack Rate – 7th, Pressure % – 8th,
DvP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 5th, DvP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 2nd, DvP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 2nd, DvP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 8th

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Carson Wentz
RB: Jonathan Taylor
3RB: Nyheim Hines
WR: TY Hilton
WR: Michael Pittman
SWR: Parris Campbell
TE: Jack Doyle

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 10

Strength of schedule rank: 12 (Based on opposition current projected win totals). Higher number means easier schedule.

Offense:
OT Eric Fisher (Achilles) may miss first month.

Defense:
Cover 2 Zone.

Jacksonville Jaguars

2020 Record: 6-10, 4th in AFC South

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Additions:
Promoted GM Trent Baalke
HC Urban Meyer
OC Darrell Bevell (former DET OC)
DC Joe Cullen (former BAL DL coach)

Subtractions:
GM Dave Caldwell
HC Doug Marrone
OC Jay Gruden
DC Todd Wash

Player Additions:

WR Marvin Jones Jr. (from DET)
CB Shaquill Griffin (from SEA)
DL Jihad Ward (from BAL)
DL Malcom Brown (from NO)
RB Carlos Hyde (from SEA)
S Rayshawn Jenkins (from LAC)
WR Phillip Dorsett (from SEA)
DT Roy Robertson-Harris (from CHI)
S Rudy Ford (from PHI)
LB Damien Wilson (from KC)
TE Chris Manhertz (from CAR)
QB C.J. Beathard (from SF)
KR Jamal Agnew (from DET)
TE Tim Tebow

Player Subtractions:

WR Chris Conley
TE Tyler Eifert
LB Kamalei Correa
CB Rashaan Melvin
WR Keelan Cole
QB Mike Glennon
QB Gardner Minshew

Draft:

RD (PK) PLAYER SCHOOL POS

1 (1) Trevor Lawrence Clemson QB
1 (25) Travis Etienne Clemson RB
2 (1) Tyson Campbell Georgia CB
2 (13) Walker Little Stanford OT
3 (1) Andre Cisco Syracuse S
4 (1) Jay Tufele USC DT
4 (16) Jordan Smith UAB DE
5 (1) Luke Farrell Ohio State TE
6 (25) Jalen Camp Georgia Tech WR

2020 Offensive Rankings:
Points/Gm – 26th, Yards/Gm – 30th, Pass Yards/Gm – 25th, Rush Yards/Gm – 26th,
Neutral Pace – 14th, Total Plays – 15th, Pass Plays – 9th, Run Plays – 25th,
Pass EPA – 28th, Rush EPA – 7th, aDOT – 32nd,
Adjusted Line Yards – 22nd, Adjusted Sack Rate – 22nd, Pressure % – 31st

2020 Defensive Rankings:
Points/Gm – 4th, Yards/Gm – 2nd, Pass Yards/Gm – 2nd, Rush Yards/Gm – 13th,
Fantasy Points/Gm – 6th, Pass EPA – 4th, Rush EPA – 10th,
Blitz % – 13th, Adjusted Sack Rate – 7th, Pressure % – 8th,
DvP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 5th, DvP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 2nd, DvP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 2nd, DvP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 8th

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Trevor Lawrence (R)
RB: James Robinson
3RB: Travis Etienne (R)
WR: D.J. Chark
SWR: Laviska Shenault
WR: Marvin Jones Jr.
TE: Chris Manhertz

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 6.5

Strength of schedule rank: 4 (Based on opposition current projected win totals). Higher number means easier schedule.

Offense:
RB Etienne may get solid passing role, at SWR Shenault’s expense.

Defense:
Cover 1 Man.
Shaquill Griffin – Expect lots of press coverage from DC Cullen.

Tennessee Titans

2020 Record: 9-7, 2nd in AFC South

Coaching/Front Office Changes:

Additions:
OC Todd Downing (promoted TE coach)
DC Shane Bowen (promoted LB coach)

Subtractions:
OC Dean Pees

Player Additions:

WR Julio Jones (from ATL)
CB Janoris Jenkins (from NO)
LB Bud Dupree (from PIT)
DL Denico Autry (from IND)
OT Kendall Lamm (from CLE)
WR Marcus Johnson (from IND)
WR Josh Reynolds (from LAR)
RB Brian Hill (from ATL)
OLB Ola Adeniyi (from PIT)

Player Subtractions:

TE Jonnu Smith
WR Corey Davis
CB Malcolm Butler
CB Desmond King II
S Kenny Vaccaro
WR Adam Humphries
WR Kalif Raymond
DE Jadeveon Clowney
CB Chris Milton
OT Isaiah Wilson
CB Adoree’ Jackson
OT Dennis Kelly
DL Matt Dickerson

Draft:

RD (PK) PLAYER SCHOOL POS

1 (22) Caleb Farley Virginia Tech CB
2 (21) Dillon Radunz North Dakota State OT
3 (29) Monty Rice Georgia ILB
3 (37) Elijah Molden Washington CB
4 (4) Dez Fitzpatrick Louisville WR
4 (30) Rashad Weaver Pittsburgh DE
6 (21) Racey McMath LSU WR
6 (31) Brady Breeze Oregon S

2020 Offensive Rankings:
Points/Gm – 26th, Yards/Gm – 30th, Pass Yards/Gm – 25th, Rush Yards/Gm – 26th,
Neutral Pace – 14th, Total Plays – 15th, Pass Plays – 9th, Run Plays – 25th,
Pass EPA – 28th, Rush EPA – 7th, aDOT – 32nd,
Adjusted Line Yards – 22nd, Adjusted Sack Rate – 22nd, Pressure % – 31st

2020 Defensive Rankings:
Points/Gm – 4th, Yards/Gm – 2nd, Pass Yards/Gm – 2nd, Rush Yards/Gm – 13th,
Fantasy Points/Gm – 6th, Pass EPA – 4th, Rush EPA – 10th,
Blitz % – 13th, Adjusted Sack Rate – 7th, Pressure % – 8th,
DvP vs. QB FPs/Gm – 5th, DvP vs. RB FPs/Gm – 2nd, DvP vs. WR FPs/Gm – 2nd, DvP vs. TE FPs/Gm – 8th

Projected Starting Lineup:

QB: Ryan Tannehill
RB: Derrick Henry
3RB: Darrynton Evans
WR: A.J. Brown
WR: Julio Jones
SWR: Josh Reynolds
TE: Anthony Firkser

Notes:

Current projected win total across most books: 10

Strength of schedule rank: 14 (Based on opposition current projected win totals). Higher number means easier schedule.

Offense:

Defense:
Cover 2.