A Look Around The AFC South: 6.8.17

Intro: Colts.com’s Andrew Walker offers a comprehensive look at the latest offseason action around the AFC South Division.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The last round of OTAs have provided the Indianapolis Colts with a terrific opportunity to fully assess all available players to determine who could be starters come Week 1 of the 2017 regular season.

With some projected regulars currently sitting out due to offseason injuries or surgeries, others have been given the opportunity to show what they can do each day by learning the team's concepts in the meeting room and then applying it on the practice field.

So who will start for the Colts in 2017? Well, the team certainly isn't likely to dish out that information anytime soon, so for now, those at NFL.com (click here) and ESPN.com (click here), among others, have recently shared their way-too-early projections.

But what about the rest of the AFC South Division? NFL.com Around The NFL editor Gregg Rosenthal has got you covered.

Here's a team-by-team look at the other three AFC South squads' projected starters; in parentheses are the starter at that position for the team at the start of last season, if different:

Houston Texans:
QB: Tom Savage (Brock Osweiler)
RB: Lamar Miller
WR: DeAndre Hopkins
WR: Will Fuller
WR: Braxton Miller
TE: C.J. Fiedorowicz
LT: Duane Brown (Chris Clark)
LG: Xavier Su'a-Filo
C: Nick Martin (Greg Mancz)
RG: Jeff Allen
RT: Chris Clark (Derek Newton)

DE: J.J. Watt
DT: D.J. Reader (Vince Wilfork)
DE: Christian Covington (Jadeveon Clowney)
OLB: Jadeveon Clowney (John Simon)
ILB: Brian Cushing
ILB: Benardrick McKinney
OLB: Whitney Mercilus
CB: Kareem Jackson
CB: Johnathan Joseph
S: Andre Hal
S: Corey Moore (Quintin Demps)

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Jacksonville Jaguars:
QB: Blake Bortles
RB: Leonard Fournette (T.J. Yeldon)
WR: Allen Robinson
WR: Allen Hurns
WR: Marqise Lee (Julius Thomas, at tight end)
TE: Marcedes Lewis
LT: Branden Albert (Kelvin Beachum)
LG: Cam Robinson (Luke Joeckel)
C: Brandon Linder
RG: A.J. Cann
RT: Jermey Parnell

DE: Calais Campbell (Jared Odrick)
DT: Malik Jackson
DT: Abry Jones (Roy Miller)
DE: Dante Fowler Jr.
OLB: Telvin Smith
MLB: Myles Jack (Paul Posluszny)
OLB: Paul Posluszny (Jalen Ramsey, at cornerback)
CB: A.J. Bouye (Prince Amukamara)
CB: Jalen Ramsey (Davon House)
S: Tashaun Gipson
S: Barry Church (Johnathan Cyprien)

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Tennessee Titans:
QB: Marcus Mariota
RB: DeMarco Murray
WR: Corey Davis (Rishard Matthews)
WR: Rishard Matthews (Tajae Sharpe)
WR: Taywan Taylor (Jalston Fowler, at fullback)
TE: Delanie Walker
LT: Taylor Lewan
LG: Quinton Spain
C: Ben Jones
RG: Josh Kline (Chance Warmack)
RT: Jack Conklin

DE: Jurrell Casey
DT: Sylvester Williams (Al Woods)
DE: DaQuan Jones
OLB: Brian Orakpo
ILB: Wesley Woodyard
ILB: Avery Williamson
OLB: Derrick Morgan
CB: Logan Ryan (Perrish Cox)
CB: Adoree' Jackson (Jason McCourty)
S: Johnathan Cyprien (Da'Norris Searcy)
S: Kevin Byard (Rashad Johnson)

The analysis from those producing content on Colts.com does not necessarily represent the thoughts of the Indianapolis Colts organization. Any conjecture, analysis or opinions formed by Colts.com content creators is not based on inside knowledge gained from team officials, players or staff.

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