4 players the Jacksonville Jaguars didn't land in free agency and are better for it

• Here are four players the Jaguars passed on in free agency and are better because of it.

Oct 22, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Robert Hunt (68)
Oct 22, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Robert Hunt (68) / Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
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The Jacksonville Jaguars came out of free agency with a promising haul. Not only did they address a handful of needs, but they managed to also add talent to all three phases of the game. It's true that other teams in the AFC South also improved, but the Jags should be pleased about the moves they made. That said, they should also feel good about a few they didn't make.

After all, the Jags showed a willingness to spend but still managed to get plenty of bang for their buck. For instance, they could've made a run for Danielle Hunter to bolster their pass rush but instead opted for Trevis Gipson.

Granted, Hunter is one of the best edge defenders in the league, and Gipson is more of a rotation piece but Jacksonville felt like they were better off looking for value in free agency. Precisely for that reason, they should deserve praise for passing up the chance to sign these four players.

4. Aaron Brewer, center, Dolphins

Center was one of the Jags' top needs ahead of free agency, and they had their fair share of options to address it in free agency. Ultimately, they chose to zero in on Mitch Morse before the tampering period began.

In Morse, the Jags got a grizzled veteran who will give the interior offensive line a boost. He's expected to compete with incumbent Luke Fortner for the starting job but should have no trouble coming out top.

The fact that the Jaguars brought him in on a two-year deal worth $10.5 makes his signing even better. Meanwhile, the Miami Dolphins overspent to sign center Aaron Brewer.

After a fourth-year stint with the Tennessee Titans, Brewer signed a three-year, $21 million contract to join the Phins. While he isn't a bad player, he's not better than Morse. Yet, he got a better deal. It might've been due to his age, but Miami cannot justify paying a premium for him when there were other much better options in the open market. The Jaguars knew it and signed Morse instead.