The Tennessee Titans received some good news about their wide receiver, Corey Davis, on Monday morning. Their 2017 first round pick was removed from the Physically Unable to Perform (P.U.P) list after passing his physical on Monday morning.
Titans WR Corey Davis passed a physical today and was removed from the PUP (physically unable to perform) list, per team
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Davis was placed on the P.U.P list at the beginning of camp, likely having something to do with the surgery he had during the offseason for his turf toe injury. That information was unceremoniously revealed on Taylor Lewan’s “Bussin’ With The Boys” podcast.
Davis is one of the more scrutinized players on the Titans’ roster, mainly because his production doesn’t match where he was drafted. He’s yet to have a 1,000 yard season, and has had his number one receiver role snatched by A.J. Brown, who accomplished a 1,000-yard season in his first year.
His injury history does him no favors, either. He entered the NFL Draft with an injured ligament in his ankle. He has also injured his hamstring twice, his hip, and his toe since being drafted by the Titans in 2017.
Now that he is removed from the P.U.P list, Davis can focus on entering his contract season with the Tennessee Titans looking to prove himself. He will be playing for a job with the Titans for 2021 and beyond, while also auditioning for the other 31 NFL teams in case the Titans decide his services are no longer needed.
Davis still is a key piece to the puzzle for Arthur Smith’s offense. Without him, the wide receiver depth would be depleted. It would be A.J. Brown followed by Adam Humphries, who’s more comfortable in the slot, and Kalif Raymond.
So if there’s ever a time when Davis needs to stay healthy and provide more production on the field for the Titans, it is now, and if he can ball out in his contract year, it would only help the Tennessee Titans elevate an already explosive offense.
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