4 winners and 2 losers from Jaguars giving Josh Allen massive extension

• Here are 4 winners and 2 losers stemming from the Jaguars decision to give Josh Allen a big extension.
Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen (41) runs off the field after the game of a regular
Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Josh Allen (41) runs off the field after the game of a regular / Corey Perrine/Florida Times-Unio / USA
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Loser No. 1: Left tackles in the AFC South

The Jaguars' defensive front is stacked. Signing Arik Armstead in free agency was huge. Not only is Armstead great at stymying the run but he can also create pressure from the interior. DaVon Hamilton, who was held back by injuries last year, should line up next to him in Ryan Nielsen's 4-3 defense. Roy Robertson-Harrison will also get considerable playing time in a rotation role.

Having so much talent inside will give Josh Allen plenty of favorable matchups. He's previously done a good job of setting the edge but this is the first time in a while he'll play next to a player of Armstead's caliber.

Without having to worry about his contract status, Allen can fully focus on making the adjustment to Nielsen's scheme, where he'll play with his hand on the ground. That doesn't bode well for left tackles in the division.

Leremy Tunsil (Houston Texans) and Bernhard Raimann (Indianapolis Colts) already had trouble stopping Josh Allen. Things won't get any easier for them, and whoever starts at left tackle for the Tennessee Titans in 2023.

Loser 2: The Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys most likely groaned when they saw Josh Allen get paid. That's because Micah Parsons also wants a new deal, and Jerry Jones, the de facto general manager for the Cowboys, is a bad negotiator. He won't extend his premiere players when he has the chance and will end up overpaying to avoid losing them. That was the case with Dak Prescott and could be the case with Parsons.

Now, Prescott is entering a contract year and has lots of leverage because the Cowboys mismanaged the cap and didn't give him an extension at the appropriate time. Something similar could happen with Parsons, who should use Allen's contract as a baseline in negotiations.

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