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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1. If Walker Little isn't the solution, the Jaguars can move on in 2025

The Jaguars could give Cam Robinson an extension and move some of his salary to future years. The trouble with that approach is that they would pass on the chance to see what they have in Walker Little. Entering the last year of his rookie deal, Little hasn't had a consistent role in Jacksonville. He competed with Jawaan Taylor for the right tackle job in 2022 but he's mostly served as the team's swing tackle (and left guard at times).

By moving on from Robinson, the Jags can pave the way for Little to see what he can do. They could give him a one-year tryout and see if he's the long-term answer at the position. He's done enough to make you think he is, so why not give him a chance?

While Little struggled with injuries in the second half of the 2023 campaign, he held his own when he filled in for Robinson during his suspension, giving up just five total pressures and one sack in four games. If you project that into a full season, that's around 20 pressures and four sacks.

The worst that can happen is that he'll be not much better than Robinson, and if that's the case, the front office can then look for a potential replacement in next year's draft. On the other hand, left tackle won't be a need if Little does prove to be the long-term answer. That would allow the front office to fill other holes next offseason.

However you look at it, the Jaguars have little (no pun intended) to lose if they go with Walker Little in 2024. They may ultimately go with Cam Robinson but they should at least give it a thought.

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