Most underrated Jacksonville Jaguars heading into this season

Quarterback Gardner Minshew II #15 of the Jacksonville Jaguars (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images)
Quarterback Gardner Minshew II #15 of the Jacksonville Jaguars (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images) /
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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – OCTOBER 27: Tre Herndon #37 of the Jacksonville Jaguars celebrates an interception with the defense during the game against the New York Jets at TIAA Bank Field on October 27, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) /

Who are the most underrated Jacksonville Jaguars for the upcoming 2020 NFL season?

The Jacksonville Jaguars are walking into the 2020 season as a team that is destined to fail. At least that is what most NFL writers are saying.

Ask analysts about the team most likely to earn the first pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and they will tell you it’s our team here in Jacksonville. And because of that, there are a lot of players who are who could be considered underrated on this roster.

Some people around the NFL have predicted the Jaguars to have the worst record in the NFL this season, which would give them the top pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. This is not a surprise because they suffered through a bad season last year.

The team did find success behind Gardner Minshew, as the sixth-round quarterback shocked the team and the NFL with his ability and the six games he won as a starter in black and teal.

Because the Jacksonville Jaguars are considered an underdog, there will be players on this roster who will be considered underrated. While Jacksonville certainly has some holes, they do have potential with this roster.

The Jaguars offense has shown some flashes of excitement last year. With another year under his belt, Minshew should take another step towards proving he is a franchise quarterback. The Jaguars also added some talented playmakers in rookie Laviska Shenault and veteran tight end Tyler Eifert.

The defense lost some key pieces this offseason but added some very talented players as well. The linebackers have improved. The secondary could be underrated. The defensive line looks different this year with key players on the edge.

The interior has gained some experience.

Because of the changes to the roster and the need to win now, the Jacksonville Jaguars coaching staff stands on shaky ground. While trading away key veterans seemed like a dangerous move, perhaps more youth. speed and athleticism are what the organization needed. These younger players mark a new era for Jacksonville.

With that being said, the Jaguars should show a bit more appreciation for these underrated players.