No. 1. Jaguars player whose stock went up vs. the Cowboys: Jacob Harris, WR
Nobody would blame you if you didn't know who wide receiver Jacob Harris was before the Jaguars' bout against the Cowboys. A fourth-round pick by the Los Angeles Rams in 2021, he joined the Jaguars this past May. Besides getting a shout-out from head coach Doug Pederson the Western Kentucky product hadn't done anything particularly special to be worth keeping an eye on.
However, Harris made the most of his chances and caught the spotlight when he caught a 42-yard pass that set the Jaguars' second touchdown of the game.
Harris originally played tight end in the NFL but switch to wide receiver last year. Although he may still be going through an adjustment, it looks like changing positions was a wise career move. Now, he needs to keep taking advantage of his opportunities in the next two preseason games.
Having said that, Harris might not make the roster even if he shows out because the Jaguars have a surplus at wide receiver and most likely just one spot for grasp. Calvin Ridley, Christian Kirk, Jamal Agnew, and Zay Jones are pretty much locks. That leaves just one opening for Harris, Parker Washington, Elijah Cooks, Kevin Austin Jr., Seth Williams, Kendrick Pryor, and Tim Jones.
Even if the Jags carried six receivers into the 2023 season, many of them will be a victim of the numbers game. The good news for Harris is that he did what he needed when he got playing time against the Cowboys. If he doesn't ultimately make the cut, it won't be for a lack of effort.