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Titans Are Probably Not Going To Re-Sign Kenny Britt

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Kenny Britt is separated from Tarell Brown during an ugly loss. Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images.
Kenny Britt is separated from Tarell Brown during an ugly loss. Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images.


There's probably no Tennessee Titans player that has underwhelmed over the past few years more than Kenny Britt. He simply hasn't transformed into the player that the Titans thought he'd be, but part of that isn't his fault. 

I'd be more than willing to put some of the blame on Jake Locker

Nevertheless, Britt is scheduled to become a free agent in March. There's no question that he's talented, but apart from not putting up dazzling numbers on the field, he's had his fair share of trouble off of it. At a certain point, someone who doesn't produce -- even though he has the talent -- isn't worth all that trouble. At least, that's what the Titans are thinking (hoping, behind closed doors).

And on cue, Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean tweeted out that the Titans don't have any plans on re-signing Britt. Which isn't surprising. The Titans tried trading him last season, but knowing that he would become a free agent this offseason, no one fell for the bait. 

That leaves the Titans with Kendall Wright, Justin Hunter and Nate Washington as the top three wideouts left on the team. It also raises the question as to whether or not that's enough. 

Now if we assume that Britt is out, along with Chris Johnson, that doesn't necessarily leave the Titans with many proven playmakers. Key on "proven". Other players may very well develop into key playmakers next season, but nothing is certain. 

New Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt is definitely rolling the dice here. If he doesn't have an immediate plan on replacing two key components of an offense, the Titans could very well regress, a whole lot, before they even get better.