The Tennessee Titans desperately needed to upgrade their offensive line to protect their quarterbacks. In April they drafted offensive guard out of Alabama Chance Warmack with the 10th pick. The Titans also added Andy Levitre, a Pro Bowl quality left guard.
“He came in with a great attitude,” offensive line coach Bruce Matthews told the Tennessean, via NFL.com. “He knew he was going to have to work and he’s embraced it, so we’re very pleased with his development so far.”
It was the highest the Titans had drafted a guard since the early 80’s when they drafted Bruce Matthews and Mike Munchak, who is now the Titans head coach. Chance Warmack called it a “dream come true” to play under the duo.
“I’ve never been coached by an actual offensive lineman before,” Warmack said, via ESPN. “That alone will escalate my play to a phenomenal level.”
“He’s seen about everything he’s going to see in the regular season already, so he’s prepared that way,” Munchak said. “And for linemen, if you can block guys in practice, the game’s a lot easier.”