Are Titans getting their money's worth?


NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Did the Titans get their money’s worth in 2013?

Michael Mountford of Pro Football Focus thinks not.

He looks at how players performed last season according to PFF’s grades, and measures that against their prices using the site’s "Jahnke Value Model" to determine who outperformed their cost and who underperformed.

Defensive tackle Jurrell Casey, cornerback Alterraun Verner and Kendall Wright were the best values. That’s no surprise as they were three of the team’s best players. Verner is about to become a free agent.

Backup quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is also on the positive side of the ledger.

On the negative side are three guys unlikely to return -- running back Chris Johnson, right tackle David Stewart and defensive end Kamerion Wimbley.

It leads us to an unsurprising conclusion: The Titans are going to need to pay their top people soon, and they need to part ways with some overpaid elements of their roster.