Ranking 4 potential free agent replacements for Josh Allen

He wants to be back in Jacksonville, but what if he's not?

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3. Chase Young

Since entering the NFL back in 2020 as the no. 2 overall pick, Chase Young has yet to fully hit his ceiling. Yet, there's still a belief around the league that he can be a top player at his position. Last season, he finished playing the most games he's played in a season yet, with 16. Injuries have always been a concern, and a full offseason of work following a near-full season of playing should help Young continue turning the corner.

Young's production, on the field, has not yet matched his draft hype. But, there are still so many flashes of his brilliance that he's worth taking a chance on. Last season, Young had more pass rush wins (55) than guys like Brian Burns, Kyle Van Noy, Jonathan Greenard, Bryce Huff, and Samson Ebukam.

After being traded to San Francisco, Young played just 58 percent of defensive snaps for the 49ers. It's difficult to evaluate his time in San Francisco comparitively speaking, because prior to his stint with the Bay Area, he played over 80 percent of snaps in games for the Commanders last season.

Young is only set to turn 25 in April, and with as naturally-gifted as he is, I think there's still a ceiling to be reached for a player like him.