April 23, 2024

DeAndre Hopkins: Sky’s the limit for offense after getting Calvin Ridley

The Titans made a splash in free company once they signed Calvin Ridley and head coach Brian Callahan mentioned at the league conferences this week that he’s wanting ahead to shifting Ridley round the offense to be able to make the finest use of his abilities.

Ridley isn’t the solely chess piece at Callahan’s disposal, nonetheless. DeAndre Hopkins is again for one other season in Tennessee as effectively and he joins Ridley in having the capacity to play in a number of spots, Hopkins mentioned this week that “it’s going to be hard to key on one of us” come the fall and shared his perception that the duo will be capable of carry the complete offense to new heights.

“I think my game is not just being on the outside, or on the inside,” Hopkins mentioned, by way of the workforce’s web site. “I’ve tried to take pride in that over the past couple of years, focusing on beating guys on the inside. Earlier in my career I was just kind of really on the outside, and I realized that I could have success everywhere on the field. And I think just utilizing me wherever I am needed, if it is blocking, chipping, doing whatever I need. Wherever I can be useful, that’s where I’ll be. I think the sky is the limit, especially after getting a guy like Calvin. So I am very excited about this offense.”

The 2023 season ended with questions on whether or not Will Levis is the long-term quarterback for the Titans. Adding Ridley to Hopkins in the receiving corps must be a plus for his probabilities of offering a constructive reply.