4 edge rushers the Jaguars can add before the 2023 NFL season begins

• The Jaguars pass rush could use a boost

• Here are 4 options ahead of the 2023 season

October 4, 2020; Santa Clara, California, USA; Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Derek Barnett (96).
October 4, 2020; Santa Clara, California, USA; Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Derek Barnett (96). / Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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No. 3 edge rusher the Jaguars could add before the 2023 season: Melvin Ingram

Outside linebacker Melvin Ingram was an efficient pass rusher early in his career. A first-round pick by the Los Angeles (then San Diego) Chargers in 2012, Ingram played 113 games with 96 starts during his nine-year stint on the West Coast. Granted, he got off to a slow start, tallying just six sacks in his first three seasons but injuries played a role in that.

Once the former South Carolina Gamecock was healthy, he went on to have a pretty productive stretch from 2015-2019, logging 43 sacks, 10 forced fumbles, and two interceptions. While his production has fallen off a cliff in recent years, he could still be a solid rotational piece.

Ingram signed a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins last year and went on to register four sacks. That kind of tally won't pop off the stat sheet but he could certainly give the Jaguars' pass rush a boost. It's possible that he's looking for the right fit and the best possible offer. That would explain why he remains unsigned several months after becoming a free agent.

Make no mistake, Ingram can still play and has garnered interest from potential suitors throughout the offseason. The Cleveland Browns considered signing him before they traded for Za'Darious Smith.

All things considered, Jacksonville would be an ideal landing spot for him. They have lots of talent and just need complementary pieces. If he's willing to accept something along the lines of $4 million — the amount he got from the Phins last year — he and the Jaguars could help each other out.