2. K'Lavon Chaisson, edge rusher
The Jaguars have a formidable pass-rushing tandem in Josh Allen and Travon Walker. The former broke Calais Campbell's sack record of 14.5 and set the bar at 16.5 after taking Bryce Young down three times in Week 17. On the other hand, Walker has shown tremendous growth after a relatively quiet rookie campaign, registering nine sacks in 2023.
The duo has a combined 25.5 sacks between the two entering the season finale, so there's a chance they'll add to the tally.
Having said that, the Jaguars could have been even better had they brought someone else to round out their rotation. They had no shortage of options, with Danielle Hunter, Jadeveon Clowney, and Calais Campbell himself as some of the players they could've landed in the offseason.
Hunter, Brian Burns, and Josh Uche are set to become free agents, so the Jaguars will have options. If they prefer the draft route, they could then target Chop Robinson or Dallas Turner in the first round. Either way, they wouldn't need to upgrade their pass rush if K'Lavon Chaisson had become the player they envisioned.
Chaisson, a first-round pick in the 2020 draft, hasn't done much of note during his four-year stint in Jacksonville. He was pressed into action too soon as a rookie, which in turn stunned his development. The frequent turnover the Jaguars had from 2020-2022 didn't help matters, but the player known as Swiper has had enough time to come through and he's fallen short.
At this point of his career, Chaisson has proven he's not more than a depth player. He's carved somewhat of a niche on special teams but that's not what you expect from a former first-round pick. All things considered, the Jaguars and Chaisson are better off mutually parting ways next offseason.