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Adam Humphries Sure Looks Like He Blew it by Turning Down Patriots for Titans

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 08:  Damarious Randall #23 of the Cleveland Browns leans in to break up a first quarter pass intended for Adam Humphries #10 of the Tennessee Titans at FirstEnergy Stadium on September 08, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio . (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
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The grass isn't always greener on the other side, and rarely is it greener in Nashville than in Foxborough.

Titans wide receiver Adam Humphries, who appears to have been created in a lab to be the perfect New England slot receiver, signed with Tennessee due to concerns about Tom Brady's age. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR's decision proved put to be a costly one, as he has just nine catches for 97 yards through three games on a 1-2 Titans team, while Brady has been steamrolling the competition and spreading the ball all over the place.

While some of the lack of production has been due to the uneven play of quarterback Marcus Mariota, some of it is due to his unclear role in OC Arthur Smith's offense. Before getting 93 yards last night against the Jaguars, Humphries had only four yards receiving on three catches through two games.

That's not acceptable production for a guy on a four-year, $36 million deal.

The last two weeks haven't given Titans fans much to salivate over, as they've lost to two division rivals with backup QBs, but Humphries isn't doing his part to stop the bleeding. And to think he could have been getting seven catches and a touchdown per game from Tom Brady right about now.