Special teams will be incredibly important for the Jaguars in 2023

AFC Wild Card Playoffs - Los Angeles Chargers v Jacksonville Jaguars
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The Jacksonville Jaguars are becoming one of the top-tier teams in the National Football League right before our eyes.

It started when they were lucky enough to select Trevor Lawrence as the number one pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. From there, things have grown into what they are today.

There have been bumps in the road and there is a lot of work to do but they could become a Super Bowl contender right away.

One thing they need to make sure they are set with is special teams. It can really help their quest for the top spot in the NFL if they are able to get it right.

The Jacksonville Jaguars need their special teams units to do well.

For one, they have Jamal Agnew as their return man for both kicks and punts. Usually, NFL teams have a different guy for each role because they are so different but Agnew is good at both.

If he stays healthy, despite the new rules in the NFL that make it hard to return, Agnew can be one of the few that still makes a difference. He is a very electric player to watch play in this role. We'll also get to see this year if he can make an impact on the offense as a wide receiver.

Logan Cooke is the punter for this team right now and he will also be the holder. If he can do his job when needed, that would really help the defense. We can only hope that the Jaguars' offense makes him have to work very little.

Cooke will be holding kicks for Brandon McManus who has been a very good kicker in his NFL career. Now, he comes to the Jaguars looking to help them. Kickers are often overlooked but they really shouldn't because they can make or break your season.

If the special teams' units can do their job at a high level, then the offense and defense will be able to work in good situations. If that's the case, a big year is ahead for all three units.

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