Bleacher Report Names Overpaid and Underpaid NFL Players: Among Them, Tennessee Titans Landry, Gibbens

Marquee players such as San Francisco pass-rusher Nick Bosa and Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagliavoa are on the list. So are Tennessee Titans Harold Landry and Jack Gibbens.
Tennessee Titans linebacker Jack Gibbens (50) stands up Houston Texans running back Devin Singletary
Tennessee Titans linebacker Jack Gibbens (50) stands up Houston Texans running back Devin Singletary / Denny Simmons / The Tennessean / USA

NASHVILLE — A list of the NFL's most overpaid and underpaid includes such household names as Dak Prescott and C.J. Stroud, as well as Tennessee Titans Harold Landry and Jack Gibbens.

According to Bleacher Report's Brad Gagnon, edge rusher Landry is the Titans' most overpaid player.

"Good not great, and with sack numbers that make him look like a more impactful player than he is," Gagnon wrote. "The 27-year-old has had one standout season out of five, and he'll cost an average of just under $24 million against the cap in the next three seasons."

Landry had 10.5 sacks last season after missing the 2022 season with an ACL injury. He had 12 sacks in 2021, which led to a $87.5 million contract extension with $52.5 million guaranteed. According to Pro Football Focus, Landry was the 66th-best edge defender in the NFL last season.

The overpaid list also includes Prescott, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback, and Nick Bosa of the San Francisco 49ers.

Linebacker Jack Gibbens is the Titans' most underpaid player.

"The undrafted 25-year-old worked for less than $1 million last year and will do so again in 2024," Gagnon wrote. "Not a bad deal for a guy who shined with 95 tackles in 2023."

According to PFF, Gibbens was the 30th-best linebacker last season. He's in good company with Houston Texans quarterback Stroud, Denver Broncos cornerback Patrick Surtain, and Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.

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Nubyjas Wilborn covers the Titans for AllTitans.com. Wilborn previously worked for Newsweek as a trending sports reporter. He covered Auburn sports for AL.com, the Pittsburgh Pirates for the Post-Gazette, Atlanta Braves for the Marietta Daily Journal, and preps for the Cleveland Plain-Dealer.