3 Jaguars players with the murkiest futures this offseason

• The Jaguars will have to make some tough decisions in the upcoming months. This means these 3 players may not return in 2024.
Baltimore Ravens running back Gus Edwards (35) drags Jacksonville Jaguars safety Rayshawn Jenkins
Baltimore Ravens running back Gus Edwards (35) drags Jacksonville Jaguars safety Rayshawn Jenkins / Bob Self/Florida Times-Union / USA TODAY
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1. Cam Robinson, left tackle

Cam Robinson gives the Jaguars a huge decision to make in the upcoming months. A second-round pick in 2017, Robinson is one of their longest-tenured players and deserves praise for outlasting Doug Marrone and Urban Meyer. While not a Pro Bowl-caliber player, he's a mauler who makes his presence felt when he's on the field. To nobody's surprise, the offensive line isn't nearly as physical when he's not in the lineup. However, his days in Jaguars uniform may be numbered.

Robinson is set to have a cap hit of $21.1 million in 2024 but the Jaguars could free up $17.2 million with a reasonable $3.8 dead money if they trade him or release him. Given that Jacksonville has a pair of viable replacements in place, it's hard to see Robinson returning next season.

Walker Little, a second-round pick in 2021, should be the first in line to replace Robinson if he's given the boot. Little has delivered when called upon and may be the long-term answer at the position. Another alternative is to move Anton Harrison, who lined up on the right side last year, back to left tackle, his natural position next season.

Given that left tackles are always in demand in the NFL, Robinson could net the Jaguars a second or third-round pick if they place him on the trade block. Simply put, the pros of moving on from the veteran left tackle outweigh the benefits of keeping him around and letting him play out the three-year contract worth $54 million he signed in 2022.

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