The Tennessee Titans have been on the lookout for gamers in uncommon locations this offseason, having a look at each a former school wrestler and basketball participant. So, it wouldn’t be shocking to see them kick the tires on vast receiver-turned-tight finish, Jordan Matthews.
Matthews, 29, was very productive on the vast receiver place over his first three seasons within the NFL, totaling 2,673 yards and 19 touchdowns in 46 video games.
Nevertheless, for no matter purpose, his manufacturing fell off a cliff within the years that adopted and he has appeared in simply 5 video games since 2019.
The Vanderbilt product lately revealed that he has placed on weight (15-plus kilos) and is trying to transition to tight finish in 2021.
Veteran ex-WR Jordan Matthews has added 15+ LBs & will work out this weekend as a TE for NFL scouts on the HUB camp in SD. He attended TEU & has been understanding in Nashville with a gaggle of TEs together with George Kittle & Robert Tonyan. He’s repped by famous TE agent Steve Caric. pic.twitter.com/B6JF99jh6U
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 14, 2021
Matthews was an above-average receiver in the beginning of his profession, and his blocking expertise have been all the time strong. Due to these qualities, one would assume Matthews is able to making a clean transition.
Not solely have the Titans confirmed they’re prepared to think about outside-the-box strategies to search out new gamers, however they at present have a necessity on the tight finish place.
— HUB Soccer (@HUBFootball2020) July 18, 2021
Whereas Matthews wouldn’t problem Anthony Firkser or Geoff Swaim for beginning snaps, he can be a welcomed addition to the competitors for Tennessee’s backup roles, the place the crew is sorely missing expertise.