The sort of draft trades of the past the Titans now need to avoid

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – As we enter weeks of further speculation about the potential for the Titans to make a deal up from No. 11 to get one of the draft's top quarterbacks, I’ve been thinking about another sort of draft weekend trade the franchise needs to get a whole lot better at or start to avoid.

Five times during Jon Robinson’s seven drafts, he dealt two or more picks for one pick in a move-up to get a targeted player.Dez Fitzpatrick

Dez Fitzpatrick in training camp against the Bucs

Giving up a second and third in 2018 for a 16-spot second-round jump that positioned Tennessee to draft Harold Landry was a winning move. And a 2017 move-up for Jayon Brown panned out.

But in three other more recent instances the team gave up seven picks to position themselves for Dane Cruikshank, Dez Fitzpatrick and Malik Willis.

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