It’s Valentines’ Day. It’s a day full of love and chocolate. It’s also a day when you are reading moves I would LOVE the Tennessee Titans to make this offseason.

See what I did there? Sorry if that was too corny. But there are indeed some moves I would love to see this offseason.

Let’s dive into them.

RESTRUCTURE A LARGE CONTRACT

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Jan 10, 2021; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Tennessee Titans safety Kevin Byard (31) celebrates a tackle that resulted in a Ravens fourth down during the Tennessee Titans game against the Baltimore Ravens. Mandatory Credit: George Walker IV/The Tennessean via USA TODAY Sports

The Tennessee Titans are in a little trouble this offseason. They have less money than they probably thought they would due to COVID ruining revenue.

At this moment, the Titans have very little money, if any, to lure free agents to Nashville. That isn’t good news because they need to get a pass rusher.

One option would be reallocating money from this year to future years on large contracts. Notable players with large contracts on the Titans are Malcolm Butler, Kevin Byard, Ryan Tannehill, Derrick Henry, and Taylor Lewan.

If a couple of those players are nice and understanding enough to restructure their deal, the Titans could free up some cap space to help them not only re-sign key guys but bring in some new faces.

MOVE ON FROM ADAM HUMPHRIES

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Dec 6, 2020; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Tennessee Titans wide receiver Adam Humphries (10) before the game against the Cleveland Browns at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

I was probably the only guy on the sign Adam Humphries train a few offseasons ago.

I heard that Humphries was hitting the free-agent market, and at the time, the Tennessee Titans needed a solid wide receiver two.

However, his Tennessee tenure ended up injury-filled, and he hasn’t produced like I imagined he would. At times, he has been a reliable receiver for whoever played quarterback for the Titans.

He was often used on third downs and used in situations where the Titans needed short-to-medium gains. His inability to stay on the field has ruined his tenure in Nashville.

In an offseason when the Titans need some money, I wouldn’t be opposed to cutting ties with the veteran receiver.

SIGN J.J. WATT, WITH ANOTHER PASS RUSHER

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Jan 3, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) talks with quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) after a loss to the Tennessee Titans at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

The opportunity to bring in J.J. Watt is here for the Tennessee Titans. The Texans released future Hall-of-Famer to allow him to go wherever he feels fit.

Many feel his best fit would be in Pittsburgh to play alongside his brother. Others think he may head to Tampa Bay to try and ring chase as he is 31 and inching closer to retirement.

But, Tennessee could be considered a dark horse candidate. Watt played under Titans’ head coach Mike Vrabel, so they are very familiar with one another. Tennessee also gives Watt a chance to face his former team twice.

I wouldn’t mind the move for Watt, but only if we can bring in another guy. A guy like Romeo Okwara or Haason Reddick wouldn’t be a bad idea.

Just getting Watt, who is on the tail end of his career, wouldn’t solve much of Tennessee’s issues. So if they pair this move with one for a younger pass rusher, it could be the pair of moves to help push the Tennessee Titans to Super Bowl contention.

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