Jaguars need to upgrade these 3 position groups in 2022 draft
Jaguars position need in the 2022 draft No. 2- Offensive line
The Jaguars need to replenish the offensive line in 2022. Right guard A.J. Cann, left tackle Cam Robinson and left guard Andrew Norwell are set to become free agents next offseason. Backup interior lineman Tyler Shatley is also scheduled to hit the open market. Even if the front office manages to bring one or two of the aforementioned players, they need to add a few players in next year’s draft.
The Jags used the 45th overall pick in the 2021 selection meeting in Walker Little. After being inactive the first two games, he was placed in the COVID-19/Reserve list. Although he was active for the Jaguars game in London, it was until Week 10 that he got extended action, having to take Robinson’s place in the lineup at the last minute.
Head coach Urban Meyer and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell were pleased with Walker’s performance but it remains to be seen if the team’s brass believes he’s the long-term answer at left tackle. Also, Jawaan Taylor will be entering the last year of his rookie contract. The team’s brass needs to decide what they want to do with him.
If the Jaguars want to draft an offensive tackle in the first round, Evan Neal and Ikem Okwonu are two names to keep an eye on. They could try to bring back Norwell, draft an offensive guard in the second or third round and take another in a later round. Thayer Munford of Ohio State and Zion Johnson could be worth a flyer in the second round.