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Titans select Western Michigan receiver Corey Davis with fifth pick

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The Tennessee Titans now have a big wide receiver for Marcus Mariota to target in the passing game.

The Titans selected Western Michigan receiver Corey Davis with the fifth overall pick in the draft.

Davis gives Tennessee a 6-foot-3 target in the passing game at a position of absolute need for the Titans. Davis earned Mid-American Conference Offensive Player of the Year honors during his final season at Western Michigan.

He caught a career-high 97 passes for 1,500 yards and 19 touchdowns last year.

Davis instantly becomes the biggest receiver on Tennessee’s roster.

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12 Responses to “Titans select Western Michigan receiver Corey Davis with fifth pick”
  1. txmidnite says: Apr 27, 2017 8:48 PM

    With the 5th overall pick, the Titans select the 5th best receiver. Shocker.

  2. iowalion72 says: Apr 27, 2017 8:49 PM

    Unpredictable draft so far…

  3. camcameronsucks says: Apr 27, 2017 8:51 PM


  4. realfootballfan says: Apr 27, 2017 8:59 PM

    They could have gotten this guy at 18. Has everyone lost their minds tonight?

  5. wolfgangvomframps says: Apr 27, 2017 9:03 PM

    Just made the Bears look smart.

  6. migijoegmailcom says: Apr 27, 2017 9:31 PM

    So many experts. Obviously smarter than JRob. Hilarious.

  7. questionableopinion says: Apr 27, 2017 10:05 PM

    People just going off what they heard in the media. Corey Davis was definitely the best WR in the draft in my book. Great pick.

  8. whenwilliteverend says: Apr 27, 2017 10:22 PM

    Another weapon for the Titans. Not a Titans fan but they have been doing a good job of surrounding him with some playmakers. I think this guy will be a solid #2 in his rookie year.

  9. mrclutch5569 says: Apr 28, 2017 6:08 AM

    Tennessee wanted to trade out of this spot but didn’t get the offer they desired so they took Corey Davis. I’m so excited to see this guy prove some of you wrong

  10. gotitan says: Apr 28, 2017 10:04 AM

    Who was passing the ball at Clemson to Mike Williams verses who was passing the ball to Corey Davis at WM? That should tell you which is the better WR. TitanUP!

  11. dynaco says: Apr 28, 2017 11:40 AM

    6ball says:
    Apr 26, 2017 7:56 AM
    The only sure thing in this year’s draft is that Tennessee will move the #5 pick.
    Nothing like a sure thing!

  12. savethebs says: Apr 28, 2017 11:55 AM

    They could have gotten this guy at 18. Has everyone lost their minds tonight?


    Really? Because the top 3 WRs in the draft were gone by the 10th pick.

    Corey Davis looks to be the best WR in this draft. Obviously Robinson agrees. They got him at pick 5, where they had to get him or he’d be gone. If that’s their guy you do what you need to get him. If this pick is a hit (& I think it will be) no one will care what pick they used on him.

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