2 players (and 1 coach) the Jacksonville Jaguars need to move on from in 2024

• The Jaguars have a solid core in place but that shouldn't stop them from making changes next year.

Oct 1, 2023; London, United Kingdom;  Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson (45) throws
Oct 1, 2023; London, United Kingdom; Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson (45) throws / Peter van den Berg-USA TODAY Sports
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1. Press Taylor, offensive coordinator

The Jaguars offense has been inconsistent in 2023. Some of it falls in players' execution but offensive coordinator Press Taylor also deserves blame. Even when Jacksonville has won, things that shouldn't be an issue pop up. Drops have held the offense back at crucial times, and miscommunication also affected the team's overall execution.

As Doug Pederson's handpicked second in command, Taylor hasn't been able to get the most out of his unit. For example, the Jaguars traded for Calvin Ridley last year in hopes that it would take the passing game to the next level. Certainly, that hasn't been the case. Ridley has been solid and has certainly had his moments in 2023, hauling in 910 yards with seven touchdowns.

However, Taylor hasn't been able to maximize his skill set, often lining him up in the perimeter instead of deploying him in the middle of the field and using him in motion. This could've come in handy with Zay Jones and Christian Kirk missing time at different points of the season.

In Taylor's defense, his playcalling hasn't been downright awful. He took over calling plays full-time after handling the duty in the second half of several games last year. Also, the Jaguars offensive line has struggled in both pass protection and run blocking. That falls on general manager Trent Baalke's shoulders. Then again, the offense has looked unprepared and sloppy at times this season. That's on Taylor, who must make sure players execute their assignments.

There are currently no signs that Doug Pederson will move on from Taylor next year but if they do, there will be ample options to replace him. Also, it would be a wake-up call for a team that ranked in the top 10 in scoring last year but has taken a step back in 2023.

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