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Titans: Who's lighter, the same, heavier?

4/30/2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- One pass through the Tennessee Titans locker room following the first offseason practice of 2014 revealed interesting information about the weight of three key players.

Defensive lineman Jurrell Casey is lighter, guard Chance Warmack is about the same and receiver Justin Hunter is heavier.

Casey said he’s down from 305 to 290 -- mostly as a result of eating better. It will pay off for him no matter what spot he plays on the team’s new three-man line.

“I’m in great shape,” he said.

Strength and conditioning coach Steve Watterson targeted Warmack for some slimming when offseason conditioning began April 7.

Warmack said he’s been working hard and dieting, but he also said he’s at 335. He said he was at 335 at this time last year and was at 335 at the end of last season. The Titans listed him at 323 at the end of 2013 and list him at 323 now.

He does not look any slimmer yet.

His hellish, on-the-side conditioning work with Watterson includes painful sets on Jacob’s Ladder, a devilish machine you should spend at least 60 seconds with the next time you are at the gym.

Meanwhile, Hunter told Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean that he has beefed up. The blazing receiver was too frail as a rookie. But he’s bulked up from 193 to 208.

If he’s as fast or about as fast, that 15 pounds should do wonders to help him handle and match up with physical coverage.