3 takeaways from the Jaguars 1st unofficial depth chart for the 2023 NFL season

• Most of the Jaguars starters from last year are back

• The Jags are loaded at some positions

• Not so much at others

Jul 27, 2023; Jacksonville, FL, USA;  Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16).
Jul 27, 2023; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16). / Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports
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1. The Jaguars are still sorting out the pass rush depth chart for 2023

The Jaguars have a couple of talented pass rushers in Josh Allen and Travon Walker. Both are expected to improve and be the team's top pass rushers in 2023. However, there's not much depth behind them and that's reflected on the first unofficial depth chart.

Early in training camp, head coach Doug Pederson told the local media that outside linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson was slated to be No. 3 in the pass rush rotation. This doesn't particularly inspire confidence when you take into account that Chaisson, a 2020 first-round selection, has been a non-factor for much of the last three seasons. The coachings is still high on the player known as Swiper but unless he makes a huge leap next season, the Jags could have trouble getting after the quarterback.

Right now, rookie Yasir Abdullah sits behind Allen but he hasn't done much of note in training camp and might need a bit more of time to be ready to contribute. Jordan Smith, a fourth-round pick in the 2021 draft, missed last season with a torn ACL, and is No. 3 behind Abdullah. Unless he impress in the preseason he could be shown the door when the team's brass trims down the roster to 53 players.

There's still time for one of the Jaguars' young edge defenders to step up. However, they should start getting fidgety, especially when you take into account that they're running out of outside options to bolster their pass rush.

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