NASHVILLE — Josh Reynolds looked at his offers and saw plenty of opportunity with the Tennessee Titans.
With their high-powered offense anchored by Derrick Henry — the NFL's two-time reigning rushing leader — and led by quarterback Ryan Tannehill — who throws the ball downfield regularly — Reynolds couldn't pass up the chance to show exactly what he can do in this league.
"I felt like I can kind of just bring that different piece to help the Titans," Reynolds said Thursday. "Go above and beyond what they've been doing ... I'm hoping I can bring that and help them continue to win."
The Titans signed Reynolds to a one-year deal that will allow him to hit the free-agent market again next spring. He should get a chance to catch plenty of passes with Tennessee losing two of its top three receivers this offseason.
Corey Davis had a career-high 65 catches for 984 yards and five touchdowns, but now he's with the New York Jets. Tight end Jonnu Smith was third on the team with 41 receptions for 448 yards and was second with a career-best eight touchdowns, but now he's with the New England Patriots.
At 6-foot-3, 196 pounds, Reynolds is a big receiver like Davis. A fourth-round pick by the Los Angeles Rams in 2017 out of Texas A&M, Reynolds is coming off his best NFL season yet — he had 52 catches for 618 yards and two touchdowns last year — and has averaged 12.8 yards per catch in his career.
He also hasn't missed a game through his first four seasons as a pro, a streak of 64 games that is tied for the NFL's third-longest active streak among wide receivers.
Reynolds said he's looking forward to playing with Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Brown. Reynolds sees his game being similar to Davis. At Texas A&M, he had 164 catches for 2,788 yards and 30 touchdowns, and the question he faced coming out of college was being able to catch the ball in the intermediate game.
"With the Rams, that's a lot of what I did over there. They had me doing a lot of the zone blocking and stuff," Reynolds said. "Seeing how the Titans operate in their offense, I know I am going to have to be down there and doing the nitty-gritty blocking and stuff, but that's ultimately what I am used to and ready to bring it."
Tennessee's offense tied for second last season by averaging 396.4 total yards per game and was 23rd in passing at 228.3 yards a game. Henry became the eighth player in NFL history to run for at least 2,000 yards, and Tannehill threw for a career-best 33 touchdowns and 3,819 yards as the Titans reached the playoffs for the third time in four years and won the AFC South Division for the first time since 2008.
Said Reynolds: "I am definitely excited to be kind of bring that deep ball kind of threat and 50-50 kind of threat to the Titans, man."