2015 NFL Draft: Jaguars Have Picked In Top-10 the Longest


The 2015 NFL Draft may see the Jacksonville Jaguars break a record this year.

For the past seven years, the Jacksonville Jaguars have picked in the top-10 every year.

Let’s recap it for all of us:

2014: 3rd overall, QB Blake Bortles

2013: 2nd overall, OT Luke Joeckel

2012: 5th overall, WR Justin Blackmon (suspended indefinitely)

2011: 10th overall, QB Blaine Gabbert (no longer with the Jaguars)

2010: 10th overall, DT Tyson Alualu (transitioned to role player at DE)

2009: 8th overall, OT Eugene Monroe (no longer with the Jaguars)

2008: 8th overall, DE Derrick Harvey (no longer in NFL)

The list highlights just how terrible the Gene Smith era was for the Jacksonville Jaguars. The 2015 NFL Draft promises to be the next step in a monster overhaul of a roster with inept pick after inept pick, including trading up to select quarterback Blaine Gabbert and trading up to select defensive end Derrick Harvey. (NOTE: The latter was not a Smith pick.)

If the Jaguars stay at third overall in the 2015 NFL Draft, they will break the record that they are currently tied for. There is no indication right now that the Jaguars will be able to trade back, so expect to have some minor celebrations for the record breaking at the top of the draft.

We would all prefer to see the Jaguars develop into a top team. Another successful draft under general manager Dave Caldwell may finally give the team the talent they need to stop picking in the top 10 of the NFL Draft. Cross your fingers guys, pick three could help us get out of this hole!

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