Josh Reynolds became a starter for the Rams closing season after Brandin Cooks became as soon as traded to the Texans proper by means of the offseason. He saw a career-high 81 passes thrown his contrivance, catching 52 of them for 618 yards and two touchdowns.
Those weren’t wrong numbers for the fourth-three hundred and sixty five days receiver, but his yards per reception sat at ultimate 11.9. While that ranked 68th within the NFL, he aloof led all Rams receivers by extra than a yard.
Now a member of the Titans after signing a one-three hundred and sixty five days deal in free agency, Reynolds hopes to recede a extra expanded route tree. Remaining season, he says he ran a lot of hitches on the out of doors, making it no longer easy for him to earn yards after the derive.
He told Titans media members that’s phase of the motive his yards-per-derive sensible became as soon as lower than within the old two years.
“We believe been doing a lot of hitches – or I became as soon as doing a lot of hitches on the out of doors in its build of ultimate the strikes, the strikes and the three-degree throws the build I’m running the over route proper by means of the realm. So I deem that’s a mountainous reasons why the yards per derive wasn’t savor it became as soon as within the past,” he acknowledged.
With the Titans, Reynolds hopes to derive extra potentialities to derive balls deep down the realm. While he didn’t name out the Rams for those shrimp opportunities, but there became as soon as clearly an absence of downfield throws in Los Angeles’ offense closing season.
“It’s nearly in most cases going to be a hasten-and-play with me and to be in a plot to reach in and cessation what I became as soon as doing with the Rams and maybe derive a pair extra deep balls than I became as soon as getting over there.
“We had deep balls within the game thought, but every every so often it ultimate didn’t happen savor we believe been planning on. Reps believe been ultimate shrimp as far as deep-ball reasonable. We couldn’t derive our play actions going too worthy when would struggle within the recede game.”
Ryan Tannehill ranked 15th within the NFL in supposed air yards, throwing it an sensible of 7.3 yards down the realm. He took lots of deep photos to A.J. Brown and Corey Davis, so Reynolds is hoping to derive some of those opportunities, too.
Jared Goff, on the diversified hand, had the fourth-lowest supposed air yards, infrequently throwing it deep to his receivers.
“Tannehill, he likes to throw ’em deep,” Reynolds acknowledged. “That’s in most cases what I did and I am wanting forward to being in a plot to form of believe those three-degree throws and the strikes savor I became as soon as doing with the Rams. I’m positively angry to be in a plot to bring that deep ball form of threat, and 50-50-ball form of threat to the Titans.”
Reynolds has the frame to be a 50-50 receiver, but he unbiased by no methodology developed into that form of player. At 6-foot-3 and 196 pounds, he’s constructed to poke up and field out defenders. Those plays ultimate by no methodology materialized with the Rams.
He hopes that changes in Tennessee, and the Rams hope that aspect improves with Matthew Stafford and DeSean Jackson becoming a member of the fray.