Jacksonville Jaguars: 5 mistakes to avoid in the 2023 NFL Draft

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The Jacksonville Jaguars are in a great spot as an organization right now. They surprised everyone and made the playoffs (and won a playoff game) after starting the season 2-6.

So, where do they go from here? Well, nobody expects it to be a one-and-done for a variety of reasons. The biggest reason is the fact that they have a franchise quarterback in Trevor Lawrence so they can keep building on that over the years.

This could be the beginning of the greatest era in Jacksonville Jaguars' history if they are very smart with their moves in the coming months (and years).

The next step is the 2023 NFL Draft which is a place with the potential for lots of bad mistakes. These are five to avoid at the most important NFL event of the year:

Mistake #1: Moving pick 24

The Jacksonville Jaguars should absolutely not move the 24th pick.

The Jacksonville Jaguars should really hesitate to trade pick 24. Unless they are moving up, they should keep that selection and make it because they can get a really good player there. If they do their homework, they can even get a star that is a big piece to potential Super Bowl winning success.

There are going to be all sorts of elite prospects sitting there for them to consider if they play their cards right. From tight ends, to offensive linemen, to great players on defense, this is a sweet spot for them to be in after how good they were in 2022.

Whoever they draft there will likely be a starter for them in 2023 which could be a big year for them in a lot of ways.

They need to keep the pick unless the return for it will make them a significantly better team in 2023. It would need to be a lock that they won the trade because the return is too good to be true.