No. 2 player the Jacksonville Jaguars could trade at the deadline: Chad Muma, LB
Last year, linebacker was one of the Jaguars' most glaring weaknesses but they turned into a strength after a series of moves. First, they signed Foyesade Oluokun to a three-year deal worth $45 million in free agency. They then traded back into the first round to take Devin Lloyd after picking Travon Walker first overall in the draft. For a moment, it looked like Trent Baalke was done but he didn't pass up the chance to choose Chad Muma when he was available in Round 3.
Oluokun has become a mainstay of the Jaguars' defense and one of their most respected leaders. Lloyd, for his part, has made a significant leap after an inconsistent rookie season. On the other hand, Muma hasn't done much of note this season. Although he replaced Lloyd in the lineup last year and played relatively well, he wasn't able to build on that.
The former Wyoming Cowboy has hardly gotten playing time in 2023. He filled in for Lloyd a couple games when had thumb surgery but was underwhelming. Since Lloyd returned to the lineup, Muma has gotten minimal playing time (three defensive snaps). That won't probably change barring injuries.
It's possible that Muma is frustrated with his role or maybe he's not a fit with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Regardless of the reason, he could benefit from a change of scenery. While it's rare for teams to move on from third-round picks after one season, it's not unheard of either.
The Jags could trade Muma for a late-round pick and move either Caleb Johnson or Shaquille Quarterman up on the depth chart.