4 Jacksonville Jaguars who won’t make the 53-man roster in 2024

• You won't see these 4 players on the Jaguars roster come Week 1.

Aug 12, 2023; Arlington, Texas, USA;  Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Yasir Abdullah (56) on the
Aug 12, 2023; Arlington, Texas, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Yasir Abdullah (56) on the / Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
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1. Tim Jones, wide receiver

Wide receiver Tim Jones deserves lots of credit for making the Jaguars' roster two seasons in a row after going undrafted in 2021. The former Southern Mississippi Golden Eagle spent his rookie campaign in the practice squad but solidified a roster spot the following year after a superb outing in the preseason.

Unfortunately, Jones didn't do much of note once the season came, logging just three receptions for 30 yards in 17 games. He once again made the roster in 2023, but this time, he was pressed into a bigger role due to injuries. The Mississippi native went on to play 29 percent of the team's total offensive snaps, tallying 11 receptions for 83 yards.

But as deserving of a roster spot as he's been the past two years, Jones may have trouble making the team in 2024. Last year, the Jaguars carried seven receivers into the regular season because they saw untapped potential in sixth-round pick Parker Washington and undrafted free agent Elijah Cooks.

With a year of experience under their respective belt, both Cooks and Washington could earn more reps than Jones in training camp. Also, Jacksonville is projected to bolster the wide receiver corps in the draft, and if they do, Jones may not stick around in 2024.

Sure, Jones won't give up without a fight and will most likely take things to the wire in the preseason but it might not be enough to make the team for the third straight year.

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