The Titans beat writer for the Tennessean, Jim Wyatt, shared his projections for Hunter this season. He has Hunter with 44 catches for 690 yards and seven touchdowns.
To see how his projections compare to mine and Dave Richard, check out this Fantasy Football Today blog here.
"I know how great a player Randy Moss was, and in my mind, there's no reason Justin can't be the next greatest player," Preston told the Tennessean. "I just want to be there to support him. I know he's going to grow, make a great leap this year, and impress the city and fans with his talent."
Preston said Hunter's leaping ability makes him special.
"The one thing that stands out to me is the way he attacks the ball – and his leaping ability," Preston said. "Of course, he has to make the same type adjustments I had to make with height, staying low and being physical at the line. But the thing that stands out is the way he attacks the ball and how he's able to make that big play at any moment."
Hunter averaged 19.7 yards on his 18 catches last year.
"(Hunter) has shown flashes of making plays," Michael said. "He's a big, long receiver that’s still growing into the position. As coaches, we've got to keep pushing him to make those next steps. The sky’s the limit there."
"He has that much potential. He has great ability, and has gotten bigger. But keep in mind this is just his second season in the league and he is learning his second offense. He is coming on, but he has to keep working. I like the course he is on."
Hunter averaged 19.7 yards per catch on 18 receptions last season, scoring four touchdowns.
"Sometimes I would look at it and be like 'What am I doing out there?'" Hunter said Thursday per The Tennessean. "A year older and a year wiser, things should be a lot easier for me this year, and a lot better."
Hunter admitted he was "playing catch-up the whole way" after missing OTAs last spring after getting hurt. But with his first season in the rear view, Titans GM Ruston Webster believes the best is yet to come.
"I think Justin has probably only scratched the surface and he should only get better," Webster said. "He just needs to continue to improve his overall game, from his route running to his catching to his blocking. He is still a very young player."
|P2||8/15/14||@ NO||8:00 pm|
|P3||8/23/14||@ ATL||7:00 pm|
|1||9/7/14||@ KC||1:00 pm|
|3||9/21/14||@ CIN||1:00 pm|
|4||9/28/14||@ IND||1:00 pm|
|7||10/19/14||@ WAS||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 9|
|10||11/9/14||@ BAL||1:00 pm|
|12||11/23/14||@ PHI||1:00 pm|
|13||11/30/14||@ HOU||1:00 pm|
|16||12/18/14||@ JAC||8:25 pm|
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