The Tennessee Titans are certainly on the upswing. Continuing their positive trend into this offseason, the Titans signed former Denver Broncos defensive tackle Sylvester Williams back in March.
Though he hasn’t spent much time in Nashville yet, it is safe to say that the veteran defensive lineman is already enjoying his time in Tennessee.
“I am loving it here so far,’’ Williams recently said, via the Titans’ official website. “I like the way everybody around here is working. I come in and I see the want-to to do big things this year. I think we have a great opportunity. We have great coaches and great players, and that usually creates a great team.”
Although Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota often steals the spotlight these days, Williams was quick to acknowledge Tennessee’s defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau, who might be the franchise’s best defensive asset overall.
“I love coach LeBeau – he’s a great coach and it is a blessing to be able to play for him,’’ Williams continued. “Everyone has treated me real well, and made me feel like family. I feel like I am at home.”
However, LeBeau did not receive all the credit from the Titans’ newcomer as Williams also made a point to mention his relationship with Pro Bowl defensive tackle Jurell Casey.
“I have studied a lot of Jurrell Casey film,’’ Williams added. “I like the way he plays. I think he’s a great player, one of the great players in the game.
“His quickness, his handwork. A guy his size going out there and doing what he does every day. He is one of the quickest guys in the NFL, and his hands are unbelievable.”