Breaking Down How Alterraun Verner Fits the Titans’ Press-Man Scheme

June 1, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reports that the Tennessee Titans are undergoing schematic changes defensively, transitioning from their usual Cover 2 to a press-man-oriented scheme, and that change could alter the responsibilities of cornerback Alterraun Verner:
He’s not exactly an under-the-radar player, thanks to 31 starts and six interceptions in three seasons, but the defense is undergoing changes that could alter his role. His skill set is better suited to a zone cornerback, but he could play inside or outside, and even get some reps at safety in a pinch. If Campbell or Wreh-Wilson prove capable of playing on the outside, the Titans will look to take advantage of Verner’s versatility elsewhere.
Verner, who was selected in the fourth round of the 2010 draft, has been an impressive cornerback since making the jump from UCLA to the Titans.
He's a very aggressive ball hawk who knows how to make plays on the ball when it's in front of him. That's why he pl...

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