3 players Jacksonville Jaguars fans won't miss in 2024 if they don't return

• The Jaguars can't afford to lose a few key free agents

• There are others that will be easier to let walk

• 3 of them won't be missed if they don't return in 2024

Oct 8, 2023; London United Kingdom, Jacksonville Jaguars center Tyler Shatley (69) leaves the field
Oct 8, 2023; London United Kingdom, Jacksonville Jaguars center Tyler Shatley (69) leaves the field / Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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The Jacksonville Jaguars will need to decide which free agents they want to bring back in 2024. Some should be easy decisions. Wide receiver Calvin Ridley and outside linebacker Josh Allen solidified their place as key cogs on their respective sides of the ball. The Jags should do what they can to lock both of them up.

On the other hand, a handful of players whose contracts will expire and don't seem to have a favorable chance of donning the Black and Teal next season. The next three fall in that category and fans won't shed a tear if they leave.

3. Tyler Shatley, offensive guard

The Jaguars' biggest weakness in 2023 was their offensive line. While injuries played a role in the group's underwhelming performance, the front office's failure to make upgrades in the offseason also had a negative impact. Their left guard spot, in particular, was a source of trouble of trouble throughout most of the year.

When Ben Barth showed he wasn't 100 percent after suffering a season-ending knee injury in 2022, Tyler Shatley was thrust into action. An undrafted free agent in 2014, Shatley was overwhelmed. While he's serviceable in spot duty, he's not suited to start for an extended period of time. Last year, he ended up giving up nine total pressures and one sack in 518 snaps.

Although those are decent numbers, it helped that Trevor Lawrence consistently got rid of the ball quickly, and his Pro Football Focus 44.6 run blocking grade left much to be desired. At 32, he won't get better any time soon, so nobody will bat an eye if the 2023 season was his last in Jacksonville.