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2017 NFL Mock Draft: Tennessee Titans Select WR John Ross at No. 18

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With the 18th pick in the 2017 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the Tennessee Titans select...

John Ross, WR, Washington

The selection and write-up were made by Legoman0721:

This isn't the most creative pick in the world, but if something just works, I'll roll with it. After my co-GM npchristman threw up the alley-oop with the best cover corner in the draft to shore up that side of the ball at pick 5, I'm going to throw it down with the flashy windmill dunk and take the speedster out of the Pacific Northwest. John Ross brings a big play threat that they really need, and Ross should be an upgrade on the departed Kendall Wright. This will give Mariota an explosive option when the play breaks down or to give the other guys more room to work. If he can stay healthy, he'll be a playmaker right away and for several years.

Other players I wanted were Corey Davis and Gareon Conley, and I considered David Njoku for this pick. With Delanie Walker still playing steadily, they can afford to take an athletic TE prospect later in this very deep draft. There's nobody else even close to Ross as a vertical weapon, so I took this opportunity to add a weapon to Marcus Mariota's arsenal.

Pokorny: Back at pick five, I mentioned the flexibility that Tennessee has with having their young franchise quarterback and two first-round picks in place. I don’t see how the Titans can go wrong with this year’s draft, and Lattimore and Ross are just one of the scenarios I’d love to see for them.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are up next, led by Ezweav.

2017 DBN Community Mock Draft Results

Pick Team Username Selection
Pick Team Username Selection
1 Cleveland Browns Menocu DE Myles Garrett
2 San Francisco 49ers unoservix S Malik Hooker
3 Chicago Bears CTBuckeye DE Solomon Thomas
4 Jacksonville Jaguars UberTater RB Leonard Fournette
5 Tennessee Titans npchristman CB Marshon Lattimore
6 New York Jets jdreyfuss S Jamal Adams
7 Los Angeles Chargers unoservix S Jabrill Peppers
8 Carolina Panthers MConley17 TE O.J. Howard
9 Cincinnati Bengals Mudville DE Derek Barnett
10 Buffalo Bills The Bottom! WR Mike Williams
11 New Orleans Saints makeaplay59 DT Jonathan Allen
12 Cleveland Browns mrwhitman QB Mitch Trubisky
13 Arizona Cardinals Crawford_T WR Corey Davis
14 Philadelphia Eagles Gin_and_Tonic CB Gareon Conley
15 Indianapolis Colts fjblessi ILB Reuben Foster
16 Baltimore Ravens Suppa Bob DE Taco Charlton
17 Washington Redskins OhioCityBrownsBeliever LB Haason Reddick
18 Tennessee Titans Legoman0721 WR John Ross
19 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ezweav S Obi Melifonwu
20 Denver Broncos poultman OT Ryan Ramczyk
21 Detroit Lions Mean Ol' Pete LB Zach Cunningham
22 Miami Dolphins anthszabo DE Charles Harris
23 New York Giants impulseCTRLissues OT Cam Robinson
24 Oakland Raiders Ghenry518 ILB Raekwon McMillan
25 Houston Texans Darth_Batman QB Deshaun Watson
26 Seattle Seahawks michael.hamper OT Garett Bolles
27 Kansas City Chiefs The Beast Mode QB Pat Mahomes
28 Dallas Cowboys Matt Wood CB Tre'Davious White
29 Green Bay Packers Robo Dawg RB Christian McCaffrey
30 Pittsburgh Steelers fj holden CB Kevin King
31 Atlanta Falcons BrianB77 OL Forrest Lamp
32 New Orleans Saints troy145 RB Dalvin Cook
33 Cleveland Browns Ike5 S Budda Baker