Lanier Coleman

Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 322
College: Louisiana-Lafayette
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Draft: Undrafted
  • PFT preseason power rankings No. 10: Tennessee Titans
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    PFT preseason power rankings No. 10: Tennessee Titans

    The Titans lost both their quarterback and their playoff chances on Christmas Eve when Marcus Mariota went down with a broken ankle. After solidifying both lines (their offensive line doesn’t get the publicity of others, but is among the best in the league starting with tackles Taylor Lewan and Jack Conklin), this offseason was spent adding skill position talent for Mariota. Biggest positive change: The Titans were forced into too many shootouts last year, primarily because they were 30th in the league in pass defense.

  • USA Today

    AFC South training camp capsules

    HOUSTON TEXANS (10-8) OPEN CAMP: July 26, The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia LAST YEAR: Houston overcame J.J. Watt missing all but three games with back injury to go 9-7 and win weak AFC South for second straight year. Emergence of 2014 top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney helped ease loss of Watt and allow Houston to lead NFL in yards allowed. After getting blown out by Kansas City in wild-card round in 2016, Texans were ousted in divisional round by New England largely because of another ineffective performance by quarterback Brock Osweiler. Osweiler was inconsistent throughout first season in Houston and after season team decided $72 million investment was mistake and shipped

  • Ezekiel Elliott, LeGarrette Blount and the 300-carry concern

    Ezekiel Elliott, LeGarrette Blount and the 300-carry concern

    Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer Close Follow on Twitter Unless you're Beast Mode, the 300-carry hangover is mighty hard to avoid. Perhaps that's one reason 300-carry backs are becoming more scarce. According to ESPN Stats & Information, an average of 8.5 players per season reached that marker between 2001-10. That number has dropped to an average of two a season in the six years since as many teams have moved to more of a running-back-by-committee approach. In 2016, only one running back -- the Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott (322) -- carried that kind of load, while new Philadelphia Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount finished one attempt shy with 299 last season for the New England Patriots.