5 players set to become free agents that can fix the Jaguars top needs in 2024

• The Jagaurs will enter the 2024 offseason with clear needs

• Here are 5 potential FAs that could help them address them

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Akayleb Evans (21) breaks up a deep pass intended for Cincinnati
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Akayleb Evans (21) breaks up a deep pass intended for Cincinnati / Sam Greene/The Enquirer / USA TODAY
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The Jacksonville Jaguars don't have to worry about the quarterback position with Trevor Lawrence firmly entrenched behind center. However, there rest of the roster, with the exception of a few position groups, could use some work.

Heading into the 2024 offseason, the Jags have clear needs, and they'll need to address most of them — if not all — if they want to challenge the top teams in the NFL next year (e.g. the Kansas City Chiefs, the San Francisco 49ers).

The team's brass will be able to fix some of these holes in the draft, but they'll also make a few signings in free agency. Now, many players slated to hit the open market will re-sign with their current team. But if available, the Jaguars should go after these five:

5. Kendall Fuller, cornerback

Cornerback isn't among the Jaguars' top needs entering the offseason, but that shouldn't deter them from bolstering the unit. Tyson Campbell was in the discussion as a top-10 corner in the offseason but injuries have hindered his performance in 2023. During his absence, Darious Williams has stepped up but the team's dearth of depth has been exposed.

Montaric Brown has filled in adequately for Campbell but he's better suited for a backup role. The same is true for Gregory "Buster" Junior, who's stepped in Tre Herndon's place when he's unavailable. Herndon is scheduled to become a free agent, and the Jags could take advantage of the opportunity to upgrade the nickel position.

Given how often defenses play nickel nowadays, having three starting cornerbacks is a must. Kendall Fuller has been a mainstay of the Washington Commanders' secondary since being selected in the third round of the 2016 draft.

Fuller has proven to be durable, appearing in 116 games with 92 starts for the Commanders. He's registered 16 and 72 passes in that span. His flexibility to line up in the slot and the perimeter should make him an intriguing option to round out Jacksonville's cornerback group in 2024.