10 former Jaguars who are still having a hard time finding jobs this offseason

• There are a handful of Jaguars who have struggled to find a new team during free agency.

Sep 19, 2021; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver DJ Chark Jr. (17)
Sep 19, 2021; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver DJ Chark Jr. (17) / Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
2 of 5

8. Leonard Fournette, RB (2017-2019)

Fans will remember Leonard Fournette because the Jaguars drafted him fourth overall in 2017 instead of taking a quarterback. The fact that they made the playoffs that year more or less reduced the criticism they got for going with Lenny instead of Patrick Mahomes or even Deshaun Watson.

While Fournette wasn't necessarily a bust, he wasn't particularly great either. Sure, he crossed the 1,000-yard mark in each of his three seasons in Duval but he only averaged more than 4.0 yards per carry in 2019. The former LSU Tiger then got into a contract impasse before the start of the 2020 season and was phased out in favor of a then-rookie James Robinson.

Fournette then spent three productive, albeit unimpressive seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. To his credit, he played a huge role in their Super Bowl but came crashing down the following year. He signed with the Buffalo Bills in 2023 but only toted the rock a measly 12 times. It's fair to say that his best days are behind him.

7. C.J. Henderson, CB (2020-2021)

C.J. Henderson arrived in Jacksonville with high expectations. Seen as a potential replacement for Jalen Ramsey, who was traded a season prior, the former Florida Gator flashed as a rookie, but a groin injury ended his campaign prematurely. He underwent labrum surgery the following offseason and a myriad of issues would set him back in training camp.

By the third game of the 2021 season, the Jags had seen enough and shipped Henderson to the Panthers. In Carolina, he failed to stand out, appearing in 39 games with 22 starts and registering just two interceptions. Looking back, he wasn't put in a situation to succeed early on but when he was given a chance to rebuild his stock, he failed to seize it.