For various reasons, the Tennessee Titans are on track to be the last team to officially sign their first pick in the NFL Draft for the past three years. While it may seem strange to wait so long, Marcus Mariota’s alleged reason for not signing yet is even more bizarre. He wants to surf. The Titans don’t want him to. Allegedly.
The Hawaii native apparently enjoys surfing so much that it has been an area of concern on his contract. Allegedly. Reasonably, the Titans don’t want their hopeful franchise quarterback to succumb to an unnecessary injury surfing. In the end, he’ll sign regardless, although this certainly is an unprecedented cause to holdout for now.
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