No. 3 underrated player who could have a big impact for the Jaguars in 2023: Jamal Agnew, RS
It may seem like pointing out that Urban Meyer was an inept head coach is like beating a dead horse. However, it must be brought up whenever it's possible to remind everyone how bad the Jaguars were during his short stint and how long they've come since then. That said, Meyer made a few good decisions. Bringing in Jamal Agnew and giving special teams a renewed emphasis was one.
Early in the 2021 season, there was arguably no more electrifying player on the Jaguars' roster than Agnew, who scored on a couple of returns. Also, he broke off a 66-yard touchdown run on a sweep against the Indianapolis Colts. Simply, the former San Diego Torero gave a spark to a Jaguars team in need of playmakers.
Although Agnew didn't have a touchdown return last year, he reached the end zone three times and tallied 187 yards on 23 catches.
The Jags have revamped the roster over the last two years and no longer need Agnew to make a big play to have a chance to win. That doesn't mean he couldn't have a huge impact next season. During a recent exchange with the local media, head coach Doug Pederson dubbed Agnew a Swiss Knife and praised his smarts. Pederson went on to say that he can play any position on offense but the team would be careful with his workload, and he's right.
The Jaguars have lots of weapons on offense while Agnew's biggest contributions come in the return game. By limiting his number of snaps on offense, they can increase his effectiveness.