NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made the announcement just a couple of hundred yards from Nissan Stadium: With the 19th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Titans selected Mississippi State defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons.

After three straight 9-7 seasons, this year's draft is crucial for a Titans team looking to get over the hump. In selecting Simmons, they addressed a glaring hole on the roster and give four-time Pro Bowl player Jurrell Casey a big complement along the defensive line.