Marcus Mariota: Is He Really Worth All This?

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Sep 22, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford (8) throws in the pocket against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

No one buys that Kelly is going to stand pat with Bradford and Murray so here is the trade. And this is win-win on both sides as everyone gets what they need in this deal. The Titans get 2014’s leading rusher of the NFL and a superstar quarterback if their offensive line and stay healthy to can keep him healthy.

People that criticize Bradford’s injury history need to realize he took a beating in St. Louis behind that offensive line. Whisenhunt has his franchise left tackle but the offense line couldn’t get on track until late with all the injuries they had last year. Murray, Bradford, and first and 2nd-round picks would give the Titans four much-need starters for the price of one for a guy they probably weren’t going to pick.

And for Kelly and the Eagles, a one, two and three for a one that can run his offense isn’t mortgaging the future. The 5th-round pick is the one he got from the Rams so there’s no minus there and he got Bradford and Murray to make this trade as Mariota at quarterback and Mathews at running back is what he wants.

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