4 value prospects the Jaguars can target on Day 2 of the 2024 NFL Draft

• Here are 4 prospects the Jaguars should target on Day 2 of the 2024 NFL Draft.
Dec 30, 2023; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Georgia Bulldogs wide receiver Ladd McConkey (84) makes a
Dec 30, 2023; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Georgia Bulldogs wide receiver Ladd McConkey (84) makes a / Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Braden Fiske, DT - Florida State

Fortifying the interior the defensive line was at the top of Jacksonville's to-do list before they signed veteran Arik Armstead in free agency. Last year, they struggled to create pressure from the interior and couldn't prevent teams from running the ball at ease. Armstead should help in both areas. His pass-rush win rate of 13 percent ranked 10th among defensive tackles last year. Similarly, he posted a Pro Football Focus run grade of 85.1.

Having said that, signing Armstead shouldn't stop the Jaguars from adding reinforcements in the draft. Roy Robertson-Harris and DaVon Hamilton will probably move inside in Ryan Nielsen's scheme but the front office needs to round out their rotation. Had the Jags not added Armstead in free agency, Byron Murphy II would be a realistic target in Round 1.

However, having Armstead in the fold allows Jacksonville to take care of other needs with the 17th overall pick and take a pass rusher in the second or third round. Braden Fiske would most definitely be an intriguing addition.

Fiske transferred to Florida State last season and had an impact right out of the gate, posting six sacks and helping the Seminoles go 12-0. But despite his productive season, it wasn't until the NFL Scouting Combine that his draft stock soared. At 6'4" and 295 pounds he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.78 seconds. The moment even went viral because you can hear him say, "Oh yeah" when he realized he had posted a great time.

The biggest red flag concerning Fiske is that he'll be a 24 year old rookie and still has a few issues to work on. Specifically, he must learn to keep a low stance and polish his hand usage. If he does, he could turn into a steady contributor for the Jags.