Left tackle. With Khalif Barnes gone in free agency, the Jaguars have an immediate need at the LT position. Fortunately, there should be several quality offensive linemen available for the Jaguars at the eighth pick in the draft. Whether they take one there or sign a veteran to fill the role is anyone’s guess.
Wide receiver. The Jerry Porter experiment is over and Reggie Williams will not be resigned. So this leaves the Jaguars with Matt Jones, Dennis Northcutt, Mike Walker and Troy Williamson. Not a very menacing stable of receivers. As always we lack speed and the ability to spread the field. Look for a draft pick as early as the second round. My guess, Kenny Britt from Rutgers.
Defensive tackle. Last season, we traded Marcus Stroud thinking that we had enough depth to move on without him. Neither Rob Meier, Tony McDaniel nor Derek Landri could fill that void. This led to the constant double teaming of John Henderson, making him less effective. Put another quality big man next to Henderson, and we can start stuffing the run the way we used to.
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Topics: Dennis Northcutt, Jerry Porter, John Henderson, Khalif Barnes, Matt Jones, Mike Walker, Reggie Williams, Rob Meier, Tony McDaniel, Troy Williamson