2015 NFL Draft: Jacksonville Jaguars Select T.J. Yeldon


T.J. Yeldon was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. The Jaguars were looking to enhance the running back position with young talent this offseason and T.J. Yeldon comes in and immediately makes the running back position better.

Yeldon was a solid second round prospect in the 2015 NFL Draft and the Jaguars quickly grabbed their guy at the top of the second round. Yeldon was rumored as a top running back for the Jaguars all offseason, so he makes perfect sense here. No surprised.

Head coach Gus Bradley and general manager Dave Caldwell have got to be happy about this pick. They are able to instantly improve the running back position and can pat themselves on the back knowing they didn’t need to use a first round pick on the position. Yeldon will come in and be an impact running back for the Jags, competing with Denard Robinson and Bernard Pierce for touches.

Yeldon is a solid selection at the top of the second round. The Alabama player is ready to come in and play for the Jaguars. I love bringing in a running back who can motivate the group to achieve greater things. The Jags had a mediocre rushing attack last year and bringing in Yeldon allows the team to improve. It will be curious to see who emerges as the top back as part of the rotation in 2015. Denard Robinson may not be too happy with this selection, but it’s a solid move by the team overall.

The Jaguars are improving their team drastically so far in the 2015 NFL Draft, bringing in Dante Fowler Jr. in the first round of the draft and bringing in Yeldon in round 2. Both are great picks for the Jags.

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