Upon Further Review, it was an up and down night for the 2013 draft class. I thought Bacarri Rambo looked like a rookie, getting turned around by Chris Johnson on the open-field TD run and he made a bad mistake by hitting Shonn Greene late and drawing a 15-yard penalty after the Titans scored their second touchdown. Welcome to the NFL, rook. It???s rough up there. To be fair, OLB Brian Orakpo took a terrible angle on that run, allowing Johnson to get into the open field. Tough night for the other rookie safety, Phillip Thomas, who injured his foot early in the game and didn???t return. So far it does not look serious.
Upon Further Review, I thought CB David Amerson looked good most of the time. He was physical and aggressive on a pass to Kenny Britt and probably should have intercepted the ball, but had to settle for breaking up the pass. He also supported the run nicely, coming up to make an open-field tackle for a loss. Very nice play for a rookie cornerback.
Upon Further Review, an often-overlooked member of the 2013 draft class, OLB Brandon Jenkins, looked very good to me. He played well against Tennessee???s first string offense, first setting up Ryan Kerrigan???s first quarter sack with a great and violent pass rush against the right tackle. Later, Jenkins drew a hands to the face penalty on another nice pass rush. The Titans offensive line ??? some of the starters ??? had trouble blocking Jenkins. The more I see of this kid, the more I like him. His college injury may have allowed the Skins to get a steal in the fifth round. It???s still early, though. Nevertheless, with Rob Jackson suspended for the fist four games of the season, Jenkins has a chance to make an impact if he can play well enough to earn the trust of Jim Haslett in the preseason.