5 Jaguars not named Trevor Lawrence we'd like to see on the Madden 24 cover

Jan 21, 2023; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16).
Jan 21, 2023; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16). / Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
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The first version of Madden came out in 1988 and the videogame franchise is still going strong more than 33 years later. EA Tiburon will unveil the cover of this year's edition Wednesday and Jeff Kerr of CBS Sports thinks Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence is a deserving candidate to appear on it.

Kerr put together a list of worthy candidates to grace the cover of Madden 24 and included Lawrence, noting that the former Clemson Tiger is quickly becoming one of the top quarterbacks in the league in just his first season.

"Lawrence is becoming one of the game's best quarterbacks, and he already is one of the league's rising stars. He completed 66.3% of his passes for 4,113 yards with 25 touchdowns to just eight interceptions for a 95.2 passer rating in 2022. Lawrence has the largest increase in passer rating for a No. 1 overall pick from Year 1 to Year 2 since Terry Bradshaw (1970 to 1971), raising his passer rating from 71.9 to 95.2 (+23.3 points). "

Jalen Hurts (Philadelphia Eagles), Justin Jefferson (Minnesota Vikings), Josh Allen (Buffalo Bills), and Joe Burrow (Cincinnati Bengals) are other players Kerr thinks would make for good choices.

If Lawrence ultimately is the pick, he would be the first player in Jaguars' history to be on the cover of Madden. All things considered, he would be a fine choice. Not only is he one of the best young quarterbacks in today's NFL but he's also becoming of its most recognizable stars.

Maybe it's his long hair or maybe it's the smile but Lawrence definitely stands out during the broadcast. Having said that, he's not the only Jaguar we'd like to see grace the cover. In fact, these five would be great picks.

No. 5 Jaguars player we'd like to see on the Madden 24 cover: Evan Engram

Tight end Evan Engram was a fine player for the New York Giants but he wasn't what you would call a franchise cornerstone, which is why they let him walk in free agency last offseason. However, something clicked once he joined the Jacksonville Jaguars and besides setting new career highs for catches and receiving yards, he also broke several team records last year.

Set to play the 2023 season under the franchise tag, Engram will have the opportunity to pick up where the left off last year. And if keep putting up intriguing numbers, it will be hard not to see him as a top 5 tight end in the NFL, which is why he would be a worthy pick for the Madden 24 cover.