Tajae Sharpe working out in California; agent says not to worry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans are wondering about Tajae Sharpe. His agent says they don't need to worry.

To a question from the team website at the owners meetings, coach Mike Mularkey offered this on Sharpe:

"I think he needs to come back in here and show that he's been doing something this offseason to improve," Mularkey said. "I haven't seen him, so when he comes back here in April, it'll be a good chance to see what he's been doing to try to improve his game."

Players, of course, are not obligated at all to be seen by their teams at this time. They are welcome to workout at team headquarters, however.

The Titans offseason program begins on April 17, and that is not mandatory either.

Sharpe was a model citizen as a fifth-round pick out of UMass. He caught 41 passes for 522 yards and two touchdowns in 16 games including 10 starts.

Mularkey is communicating closely with players and reasonably keeping tabs about what they are doing at this stage of the offseason.

Indications are that Sharpe may not have communicated what he's up to.

Per his agent, Blaine Roche, Sharpe is training in Santa Ana, California. Roche's agency, Athletes First has a relationship with Proactive Sports Performance. That's where Sharpe did his pre-draft training.

The facility features luxury condos downstairs, a rooftop training complex and a field next door.

Many rookies like it so much they return there to train, Roche said. Sharpe is there, as is Marc Mariani, the Titans return man in 2016 who is a free agent.

Here is a group working out Tuesday that includes Sharpe, Mariani, Giants receiver Sterling Shepard and Giants quarterback Geno Smith from Proctive's Instagram account:

Countdown to Camp. The grind continues. #WhatAreYouCapableOf @show19ine @marcmariani87 @genosmith7 @sterl_shep3

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Sharpe has been catching passes from Smith, Matt Barkley of the 49ers, Notre Dame prospect DeShone Kizer and Jared Goff of the Rams.

"I'm not concerned with him at all," Roche said of Sharpe. "They'll see he's been taking care of himself."