Undrafted rookies these days have to produce in three days or can be gone

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Titans clearly have some priority guys in the undrafted rookie free agents they signed. Running back Alex Barnes from Kansas State and outside linebacker Derick Roberson from Sam Houston State look to be two of them.AlexBarnes

(Alex Barnes photo courtesy Kansas State athletics.)

But of the dozen guys they signed, a third are gone after rookie minicamp, replaced by guys on the list of 31 tryout players who out-performed them.

It’s the way things work these days. While high-priority free agents are pretty safe, the rest have to shine right from the start or their can swap spots with guys who were only assured of a three-day audition.

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