This is why the Jaguars shouldn't care about the new NFL kickoff rule

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have a big season ahead of them. They are expecting to be the elite team in the AFC South which will get them into the playoffs for sure. Beyond that, they believe they can compete for the big prize at the end.

That is why they don't need to worry much about the new NFL kickoff rule that brings any fair catch to the 25-yard line. It is a horrible rule but it doesn't have to impact the Jaguars all that much.

That is because they have Jamal Agnew who is becoming one of the best returners in the league. The Jaguars would rather let him go with it than just give up and take it on the 25. He is going to have the freedom to do whatever he wants with it once he catches it.

Yeah, when the Jaguars are the kicking team it will affect their game plan but when it comes to dealing with squib kicks as the return team because of the new rule, just get the ball to Agnew. He will make something happen with it.

The Jaguars have a player that makes this new rule irrelevant to them.

With a kick returner like this, you can only hope to have a quarterback like Trevor Lawrence that can come in and take advantage of the great field position that he has been given. It should honestly be fun to see how Agnew and the Jaguars deal with this new challenge.

It will probably make things worse across the league when it comes to kickoffs (which have slowly been getting bad over the last decade or so) but that isn't the Jaguars problem. They need to focus on winning the way that they know how.

Agnew on kick returns is one of many keys to victory for them. Hopefully, everyone's confidence in him combating this new rule works out well for the Jaguars.

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