3 reasons Jaguars should go with Walker Little at LT instead of Cam Robinson

• The Jaguars want Cam Robinson to return in 2024 but maybe they should consider giving Walker Little a chance to show what he can do.

Jan 21, 2023; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Walker Little (72)
Jan 21, 2023; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Walker Little (72) / Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Cam Robinson could net the Jaguars a mid-round pick

As noted before, Cam Robinson is an above-average tackle. If the Jaguars didn't have any other options at the position, they should most definitely let him play out his contract. After a slow start to his NFL career, the former Alabama product has gotten much better and become a mainstay of the offensive line. The past three years, he's given up a combined eight sacks, that's as many as the ones he allowed in 2019. Similarly, his number of total pressures surrendered has gone down considerably.

Simply put, Robinson is a capable player but the Jaguars have an in-house replacement in Little. Heck, they could even move sophomore Anton Harrison to left tackle if they wanted to. Given that they have options at tackle, it's fair to wonder why they don't put Robinson on the trade block.

Maybe that's why the team's brass says they want to keep Robinson, to drive up his price. But leaving aside their intentions, there are a handful of teams that would waste no time acquiring the former second-round pick. The Dallas Cowboys aren't sure if Tyron Smith will return for his 14th season with the team. Something similar is happening with the Miami Dolphins.

Two years after joining the Phins, veteran Terron Armstead is considering retirement. If he steps away, they will need a replacement. On the other hand, clubs such as the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Kansas City Chiefs could also use a player of Robinson's caliber. Maybe he's not a top-notch left tackle but he's a proven commodity.

When you take Robinson's talent level and salary into account, the Jaguars could easily get a third-round pick if they were willing to listen to offers. So on top of getting cap relief, they could also get ammo in the draft.