NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Titans' early-round patience will be on display again Sunday when they open the season against the Cardinals at Nissan Stadium.

First-rounder Caleb Farley won’t start or work as the nickel back and second-rounder Dillon Radunz will, at best, serve as tackle-guard swing depth on the offensive line.

Tennessee is regarded as one of the AFC’s top teams, FanDuel has them fifth to win the conference at +1300.Tennessee Titans offensive lineman Dillon Radunz

The Titans did not come into 2021 as a team in need of no help.

Farley is part of a large-scale revamp at cornerback and Radunz was drafted as a cure right tackle, where the team needed a solution after absolutely bombing with first-rounder Isaiah Wilson a year ago.

Still, the two continue a trend: Players picked in the first two rounds aren’t asked to help early in Nashville, where the head coach started his career with the Steelers and worked as a role player and key special teamer for four years before he became a key piece of the Patriots’ defense.

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