The Tennessee Titans are coming off of a comparatively profitable 2020 marketing campaign, as they received the AFC South for the primary time since 2008 and Derrick Henry led the league in speeding yards for a second consecutive season. Whereas they have been shortly ousted from the postseason by the Baltimore Ravens in Tremendous Wild-Card Weekend, the Titans have been nonetheless capable of accomplish a lot with out the assistance of their first-round choose in offensive sort out Isaiah Wilson.
The No. 29 general choose within the 2020 NFL Draft recorded simply 4 snaps this previous season, and sadly made headlines for his actions off the sector reasonably than on. Wilson’s season formally ended when he was positioned on the reserve/non-football damage checklist in early December.
Throughout a Tuesday press convention with reporters, Titans normal supervisor Jon Robinson was requested in regards to the standing of Wilson. Robinson responded saying that they have not had contact with him since he was positioned on the reserve/non-football damage checklist, and it is as much as him to find out his future.
“He will should make a dedication on whether or not he desires to do what it takes to play professional soccer. That will likely be on him,” Robinson stated, through Jim Wyatt of the Titans’ official web site.
Robinson did point out that “some individuals” have been in touch with Wilson, however it’s noteworthy that the overall supervisor has not — particularly with how affected person the Titans have been with Wilson.
Wilson was arrested for DUI in September, and only a month prior, acquired a trespass warning whereas attending a celebration. In accordance with the Tennessee State police report obtained by Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com, Wilson even contemplated leaping from a second-story balcony to evade the authorities. The rookie started coaching camp on the reserve/COVID checklist, and made one other stint on the checklist in early September. Later within the 12 months, Wilson was suspended by the Titans for violating membership guidelines. Shortly after his suspension was listed, he was lastly positioned on the reserve/non-football sickness checklist on account of “private points.”
When the Titans drafted the 6-foot-6, 350-pound offensive sort out out of Georgia final 12 months, they imagined an athletic specimen who may function an anchor reverse of Taylor Lewan for years to come back. However now, one has to surprise if he’ll ever play one other NFL recreation.
“We did lots of work on him, main as much as the analysis course of,” Robinson stated, through Terry McCormick of TitanInsider.com. “The participant that was right here within the fall in Nashville was not the participant we evaluated.”
The Titans couldn’t have been extra affected person with Wilson amid his struggles, however a ultimate determination on his future may very well be coming quickly.