Kerry Collins would return to Tennessee to be a starter

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Kerry Collins would love to return to the Titans.   The 39-year-old thinks Jake Locker could learn from him, but don’t take Collins the wrong way.

“If I came back, I’d come back to be a starter,” Collins told Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean. “But [Locker’s] a kid who could learn from a guy like me.  Hopefully he’d watch what I do and take lessons.”

The Titans are in a tricky spot.  Of the rookie first-round quarterbacks, Locker may be the least ready to start in Week One.  Bringing back Collins makes some sense, but we think that they will first aim for someone a little younger like Matt Hasselbeck.

Collins fits better as a true backup at this stage, not as the potential starter for the majority of the season.