3 truths and 2 lies from the Jaguars frustrating loss to the Chiefs

• Let's look at some of the narratives surrounding the Jaguars following their loss to the Chiefs in Week 2
Jacksonville Jaguars guard Brandon Scherff (68) holds off Kansas City Chiefs Matt Dickerson.
Jacksonville Jaguars guard Brandon Scherff (68) holds off Kansas City Chiefs Matt Dickerson. / Bob Self/Florida Times-Union / USA TODAY
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Lie 1: K'Lavon Chaisson is set to have a breakout season in 2023

It's not a shocking revelation that outside linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson has failed to live up to his draft billing. In fact, he's consistently popped up on lists of potential trade candidates for the last two years, and rightfully so. Since the Jags drafted him 20th overall in 2020, the former LSU Tiger has only registered three career sacks and has progressively seen less playing time. This led the top brass to decline the fifth-year option on his rookie deal.

Nevertheless, the Jags' faith in Chaisson hasn't wavered. Just before the season, head coach Doug Pederson said he would be No. 3 on the depth chart behind Travon Walker and Josh Allen. Similarly, Pederson said the team expected him to play at a high level. It seems like the team's trust paid off when Swiper registered his first sack of the season against the Chiefs.

Pederson praised Chaisson Monday, noting that he believes he's capable of making those plays. However, not everything was sunshine and flowers for the fourth-year veteran. He also had his fair share of struggles, as analyst Brandon Thorn pointed out.

Make no mistake, Chaisson deserves credit for getting the sack, and maybe this is the year he finally puts it all together. On the other hand, he still needs to prove he can deliver on a weekly basis before he can be seen as a reliable contributor. Until then, the Jaguars need to continue looking for ways to bolster the depth behind Walker and Allen.