Favorite for third-down role

Hilliard is expected to begin the season as the Titans' third-down back, Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com reports.

Hilliard impressed as a pass catcher when Derrick Henry was sidelined in 2021, recording multiple receptions in half of his 10 games. Hilliard has also proven to be a capable blocker, which could give him the advantage over rookie Hassan Haskins as the top handcuff to Derrick Henry to begin the season. Of course, so long as Henry remains healthy, no other quarterback on the Tennessee roster is likely to see a substantial role in the offense.

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Kyle Philips

WR | TEN

Only impact on special teams

Philips failed to bring in his only target and returned two punts for 16 yards in the Titans' 23-10 preseason loss to the Ravens on Thursday night.

Hassan Haskins

RB | TEN

Solid impact as receiver

Haskins rushed six times for just 19 yards but brought in three of four targets for 29 yards in the Titans' 23-10 preseason loss to the Ravens on Thursday night.

Julius Chestnut

RB | TEN

Mixed bag in preseason opener

Chestnut rushed seven times for 44 yards and secured his only target for 12 yards in the Titans' 23-10 preseason loss to the Ravens on Thursday night. He also lost a fumble.

Malik Willis

QB | TEN

Strong first impression in loss

Willis completed six of 11 passes for 107 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions and rushed five times for 38 yards and a score in the Titans' 23-10 preseason loss to the Ravens on Thursday night.

Malik Willis

QB | TEN

Starting Thursday

Willis is slated to start Thursday's preseason game at Baltimore, Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com reports.

Ryan Tannehill

Ryan Tannehill

QB | TEN

Not likely to play Thursday

Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site suggests that Tannehill and other key veteran starters on offense are unlikely to play in Thursday's preseason opener against the Ravens.

Listed atop depth chart

Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill said Monday that he has a lot of confidence in Westbrook-Ikhine, who is listed as a starter on the team's initial preseason depth chart, AtoZ Sports Nashville reports.

Treylon Burks

WR | TEN

Initially listed as second-teamer

Burks and fellow rookie Kyle Philips are listed behind Robert Woods (knee) and Nick Westbrook-Ikhine on the Titans' initial unofficial depth chart, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports.