Jake Locker is the Titans' starting quarterback.
With pick No. 178 in the NFL Draft, the
Mettenberger has the chance to challenge
Chances are Mettenberger would have gone a little bit higher had he not suffered a torn ACL last season. That injury compounded a problem he's had over his career where he has been slow to move around and out of the pocket. But he's close to healed and still has a heck of an arm -- some believe he had the strongest arm in the draft. The numbers back it up as he threw for 5,691 yards and 35 touchdowns in 25 games.
Whitehurst is expected to back up Jake Locker. He was the backup in San Diego in 2013, so he's familiar with new Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt, who was the offensive coordinator for the
Whitehurst's signing could mean trouble for Ryan Fitzpatrick, who is currently listed as second on the team's depth chart. Earlier in the offseason, the team's coaching staff gave Fitzpatrick a vote of confidence, making it seem like they would retain the veteran.
Whitehurst has played in 13 games, including four starts, over his career. He's thrown three touchdowns to four interceptions in those appearances.
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