Ranking 5 players the Jacksonville Jaguars could trade for during the 2023 NFL Draft
Player 3 the Jacksonville Jaguars should trade for on Draft Day: Jonah Williams, OT
This is where things get interesting. Trevor Lawrence is quickly becoming one of the top quarterbacks in the NFL and if the Jaguars want him to avoid injuries, they need to ensure he's well protected. Even though the top brass has put together a solid offensive line, they have the task of replacing right tackle Jawaan Taylor, who signed a four-year contract worth $80 million with the Kansas City Chiefs in the offseason.
Walker Little seems to be ready to step into Taylor's place but if the Jags don't feel he's the long-term answer at the position, they could either draft a young offensive line prospect such as Dawand Jones or Darnell Wright or call the Cincinnati Bengals about Jonah Williams, who wants to be traded.
A first-round selection in the 2019 draft, Williams asked for a trade after the Bengals signed Orlando Brown Jr. in free agency. With the addition of Brown and La'el Collins recovering from a torn ACL, Williams might not have a defined role in Cincy moving forward, which may be why he would like to change teams.
Bengals head coach Zach Taylor has refused to comment on William's trade request, noting that it was "private stuff". It's possible that Cincinnati is trying to persuade the Alabama product to stay put. However, they could end up moving him in the draft if they think Collins could be ready for the regular season or if they feel good about Jackson Carman potentially replacing Williams in the lineup.