TE Austin Hooper Building Chemistry With QB Ryan Tannehill, Titans One Day at a Time

During a break in the action on Tuesday, Hooper spent extra time with all three of the team’s quarterbacks – Tannehill, Logan Woodside and rookie Malik Willis.

Ever rep, and conversation, helps, Hooper said.

“Just a little more time with Ryan, more time with Logan, more time with Malik, more time in the system and more time around my teammates is only going to make us better, right?,” Hooper said.

“I still have much to learn about the system. … The more time you spend at it, the more reps, the more familiarity you have with it. I am in that process right now.”

Over his 88-game NFL career, Hooper has started 57 games and he’s tallied 298 receptions, 3,024 yards and 23 touchdowns.

Hooper earned Pro Bowl honors following the 2018 and 2019 seasons, when he combined for 146 receptions in Atlanta over those two seasons, a total that ranked fourth among NFL tight ends during that span.

NFL Network analyst Charles Davis believes Hooper will provide a boost to Tennessee’s offense.

“I’m hoping he gets back to the form we saw in Atlanta,” Davis said of Hooper. “Cleveland was a three tight end group, so things maybe got carved up a little bit for him. I think he has a nice bounce to him, (he’s) a great route runner, good hands, wants to be tight with his quarterback. I like him. Austin Hooper is going to help (the…

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