Jeremiah Poutasi joins exodus of Ruston Webster draft picks in Tennessee

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The Titans started parting ways with high draft choices made by former General Manager Ruston Webster when they traded wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham to the Eagles last month and the hits have kept on coming Friday.

Previous reports had wide receiver Justin Hunter and running back Bishop Sankey bounced from the roster and there are multiple reports that offensive lineman Jeremiah Poutasi has been waived as well.

Poutasi was the 66th overall pick in the 2015 draft and opened last season as the team’s starting right tackle. He lost that job halfway through the season and a move to guard this year didn’t do anything to enhance his standing on the roster as the Titans moved into the preseason.

As with the other moves involving high picks from Webster, Poutasi’s departure helps establish a new path for the team under General Manager Jon Robinson. Given the records of Webster’s teams, it’s not hard to understand why the team opted to move in that direction.