4 Jacksonville Jaguars players who can bounce back from disappointment in 2023

Jan 14, 2023; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Devin Lloyd (33).
Jan 14, 2023; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Devin Lloyd (33). / Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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The Jacksonville Jaguars didn't give the roster a makeover in the offseason to ensure they have a shot at winning the AFC South title and making the playoffs in 2023. Instead, they focused on keeping last year's core together on adding depth to nearly every position group.

Having said that, the Jags did make a few additions that should increase their chances of making a deep playoff run. The biggest one was Calvin Ridley, who will take the field after last playing in 2021. Ridley will join a receiver corps composed of Christian Kirk and Zay Jones. With Trevor Lawrence throwing passes to them, the Jags' offense should improve considerably.

Also, the Jaguars will be even better if a few players that underperformed last season get back on track. In particular, the Jags would like to see these four bounce back.

No. 4 Jaguars player who can bounce back in 2023: Tim Jones, WR

The Jags put wide receiver Tim Jones on notice when they drafted Parker Washington in Round 6 and later signed Elijah Cook, Jarai Jenkins, and Oliver Martin. This makes sense when you take into account that the Jaguars' brass wants to see competition even at the bottom of the depth chart.

All of the Jaguars' rookie wideouts -- with the exception of probably Parker -- will have a steep hill to climb to make the team. Conversely, Jones will have to fend them off to keep his roster spot, and there's no guarantee he will.

The former Southern Mississippi Golden Eagle made the 53-man roster last year an impressive display in the offseason. However, he was underwhelming when the regular season began. Although he was a good blocker, he didn't add much to the table in the passing game, which is why he could be on the fringe in the upcoming months.

Jones will need to once again make an impression in training camp if he doesn't want to lose his job to any of the newcomers. Specifically, Washington could end up taking his roster spot away. It's true that Jones mainly lines outside and Washington is projected to line up in the slot but there's a finite number of roster spots and Jacksonville will ultimately keep whoever can contribute the most.