These two Jacksonville Jaguars have shown flashes of talent.
Although C.J. Henderson had and a midseason slump and suffered from the growing pains most rookies in the NFL go through, he recovered nicely before he was placed on the Injury Reserve List after Week 10. In eight games this season, he registered 27 solo tackles, nine assists, six pass breakups, one forced fumble, and one interception.
The Florida standout mainly struggled in Week 7 and Week 9. In those two games, he allowed 11 completions on 17 targets for 204 yards. However, he only gave up a more manageable 22 catches for 239 yards in the other games he suited up for. He should have no problems getting healthy and pick up where he left off next year.
The Jaguars’ front four has failed to generate pressure upfront all year long. The fact defensive end K’Lavon Chaisson hasn’t turn into an impact player definitely just. The same is true for defensive end Josh Allen’s absence. However, defensive tackle Doug Costin has been a bright spot in the defensive line.
The former RedHawks defensive tackle joined the Jaguars’ starting lineup in Week 7 and hasn’t looked back ever since. This season he’s registered 27 total tackles and two pass deflections. If he can become a better pass rusher, he should have a bigger role in 2021 and be part of the team’s long-term plans.