Draftees the Jaguars regret ignoring in favor of K'Lavon Chaisson in 2020 NFL Draft

Feb 27, 2020; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Louisiana State linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson (LB09).
Feb 27, 2020; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Louisiana State linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson (LB09). / Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports
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No. 4 draftee the Jaguars regret ignoring for K'Lavon Chaisson: Patrick Queen, LB

Linebacker wasn't a huge need for the Jaguars in 2020, at least when compared with other position groups. Not only was Myles Jack still on the roster but the team's brass had signed Joe Schobert in free agency. In fact, Schobert was the one big-name free agent the Jags went after that year.

Having inked Schobert, the Jags were able to focus on upgrading other position groups. That they failed to do it is an issue for another time but looking back, taking Patrick Queen at No. 20 wouldn't have been a bad pick.

The former LSU Tiger ended up going to the Baltimore Ravens with the 28th overall selection.
And all things considered, Queen has turned out to be a solid player despite the fact that the Ravens opted not to pick up the fifth-year option on his rookie deal.

Set to become a free agent next year, Queen sees Baltimore's decision not to exercise the option as a "blessing in disguise", saying that he's focused on being the best player he can be. And so far, he hasn't been half bad, registering 321 total tackles, 10 sacks, and three interceptions in 50 career games. While the Ravens believe he still has room for improvement the Jaguars surely wouldn't hesitate to swap him for K'Lavon Chaisson if given the chance.

If (that's a big if) Queen had been on the roster in 2021, the Jags wouldn't have needed to sign Damien Wilson that year. Similarly, linebacker wouldn't have been as big a need as it was last offseason and the Jags might not have drafted Devin Lloyd 27th overall.