Jacksonville Jaguars Depth Chart 2018 Jaguars Depth Chart

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After a very good 2017 season and the same roster in 2018, things didn't go as planned for Jacksonville. The Jaguars continued another season with Blake Bortles, but his inability to play the position led to Cody Kessler starting later in the season. Leonard Fournette, when healthy, was the everyday back, but he did miss some time this year. We saw T.J. Yeldon get most of the reps behind him, and stepped into the starting role when he was out. Even when the Jaguars traded for Carlos Hyde, they didn’t use him as much as expected. He ended up sitting second or third most weeks on the depth chart. Being under control next year, it will be interesting to see how he is used. The wide receiver core shrank over the offseason with Allen Hurns leaving, and Keelan Cole came along as the WR1, with Donte Moncrief and Dede Westbrook getting more run behind them. Because the passing attack was weak, none of the three really evolved as a true WR1 option. James O’Shaughnessy was the TE1 most weeks, but his targets and snaps were more geared towards blocking in the run game.

Offense Depth Chart

Quarterback QB
Left Wide Receiver LWR
Slot Wide Receiver SWR
77
#82 WR
Right Wide Receiver RWR
Tight End TE
Nick Deluca N. Deluca (4)
68
#9 TE
Left Wide Receiver LWR
Tight End TE
Nick Deluca N. Deluca (4)
68
#9 TE
Slot Wide Receiver SWR
77
#82 WR
Right Wide Receiver RWR
Quarterback QB
Skill Positions Depth Chart
Position POS
Left Wide Receiver LWR
Tight End TE
Slot Wide Receiver SWR
Right Wide Receiver RWR
Quarterback QB
Running Back RB

Defense Depth Chart

Left Defensive End LDE
Defensive Tackle DT
Nose Tackle NT
76
#17 NT
66
#34 NT
Mike Hughes Jr. M. H. Jr. (3)
69
#58 NT
Right Defensive End RDE
Weakside Linebacker WLB
Middle Linebacker MLB
83
#5 ILB
76
#18 ILB
Strongside Linebacker SLB
Leon Jacobs L. Jacobs (1)
69
#86 OLB
Left Cornerback LCB
73
#98 CB
Tre Herndon T. Herndon (3)
67
#139 CB
Strong Safety SS
C.J. Reavis C. Reavis (2)
65
#21 SS
Free Safety FS
Right Cornerback RCB
96
#2 CB
Quenton Meeks Q. Meeks (2)
67
#188 CB
Left Defensive End LDE
Defensive Tackle DT
Nose Tackle NT
76
#17 NT
66
#34 NT
Mike Hughes Jr. M. H. Jr. (3)
69
#58 NT
Right Defensive End RDE
Weakside Linebacker WLB
Middle Linebacker MLB
83
#5 ILB
76
#18 ILB
Strongside Linebacker SLB
Leon Jacobs L. Jacobs (1)
69
#86 OLB
Left Cornerback LCB
73
#98 CB
Tre Herndon T. Herndon (3)
67
#139 CB
Strong Safety SS
C.J. Reavis C. Reavis (2)
65
#21 SS
Free Safety FS
Right Cornerback RCB
96
#2 CB
Quenton Meeks Q. Meeks (2)
67
#188 CB
Defense Depth Chart (4-3)
Position POS
Left Defensive End LDE
Defensive Tackle DT
Nose Tackle NT
Right Defensive End RDE
Weakside Linebacker WLB
Middle Linebacker MLB
Strongside Linebacker SLB
Left Cornerback LCB
Strong Safety SS
Free Safety FS
Right Cornerback RCB
Position 1 2 3 4
Left Defensive End LDE Yannick Ngakoue Y. Ngakoue
Defensive Tackle DT Marcell Dareus M. Dareus
Nose Tackle NT Abry Jones A. Jones Eli Ankou E. Ankou Mike Hughes Jr. M. H. Jr.
Right Defensive End RDE Calais Campbell C. Campbell Taven Bryan T. Bryan Dawuane Smoot D. Smoot
Weakside Linebacker WLB Telvin Smith T. Smith Blair Brown B. Brown
Middle Linebacker MLB Myles Jack M. Jack Jake Ryan J. Ryan
Strongside Linebacker SLB Leon Jacobs L. Jacobs Lerentee McCray L. McCray Donald Payne D. Payne
Left Cornerback LCB Jalen Ramsey J. Ramsey DJ Hayden D. Hayden Tre Herndon T. Herndon
Strong Safety SS Ronnie Harrison R. Harrison C.J. Reavis C. Reavis Cody Brown C. Brown
Free Safety FS Jarrod Wilson J. Wilson Cody Davis C. Davis
Right Cornerback RCB AJ Bouye A. Bouye Quenton Meeks Q. Meeks

Offense Depth Chart Stats

Running Backs Stats Receiving Rushing
Player Rating Depth Snaps/Game Fumbles Targets Receptions Yards YPC Long TD Attempts Yards Long TD YPC YPG
Leonard Fournette L. Fournette
88
RB 1 35 0 RB 1 35 0 26 22 185 8.4 31 1 133 439 25 5 3.3 54.9
Thomas Rawls T. Rawls
75
RB 3 2 0 RB 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Benjamin Cunningham B. Cunningham
71
RB 3 2.5 0 RB 3 2.5 0 2 1 9 9 9 0 11 20 6 0 1.8 1.3
Alfred Blue A. Blue
76
RB 4 28.8 0 RB 4 28.8 0 27 20 154 7.7 28 0 150 499 17 2 3.3 31.2
Wide Receivers Stats Receiving Rushing
Player Rating Depth Snaps/Game Targets Receptions Yards Catch% YPC Long TD Attempts Yards TD YPC YPG
Marqise Lee M. Lee
83
LWR 1
Dede Westbrook D. Westbrook
82
RWR 2 50.2 101 66 717 70 10.9 61 5 9 98 0 10.9 6.1
Keelan Cole K. Cole
77
SWR 3 42.9 70 38 491 50 12.9 35 1 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Conley C. Conley
77
LWR 4 50.1 52 32 334 60 10.4 27 5 0 0 0 0 0
D.J. Chark D. Chark
69
RWR 5 26.5 32 14 174 40 12.4 38 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lamar Atkins L. Atkins
64
WR 11
Tight Ends Stats Receiving
Player Rating Depth Snaps/Game Targets Receptions Yards Catch% YPC Long TD
Geoff Swaim G. Swaim
72
TE 1 57.1 32 26 242 80 9.3 43 1
Ben Koyack B. Koyack
75
TE 2 15.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
James O'Shaughnessy J. O'Shaughnessy
65
TE 3 37.9 38 24 214 60 8.9 17 0
Nick Deluca N. Deluca
68
TE 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Defense Depth Chart Stats

Team Defense Rating
Jacksonville Jaguars Jaguars
98
Team Defense Rating Pts Allowed/Game Yards Allowed/Game Pass Yards Allowed/Game Rush Yards Allowed/Game Sacks Fumbles INT
Jacksonville Jaguars
98
19.8 311.4 194.6 116.9 37 6 11
Special Teams Rating
Jacksonville Jaguars Jaguars
77
Special Teams Rating Kick Return TDs Punt Return TDs Field Goal Blocked Punt Blocked Extra Point Blocked TDs
Jacksonville Jaguars
77
0 1 0 0 0 1
Defensive Backs Rating Depth Position Snaps/Game Tackles Tackles for Loss Fumbles INT TDs
Jarrod Wilson J. Wilson
61
FS 1 13.8 21 2.5 1 0 0
Ronnie Harrison R. Harrison
66
SS 1 23.3 32 3.5 0 1 0
Jalen Ramsey J. Ramsey
98
LCB 1 63.5 65 2 0 3 0
AJ Bouye A. Bouye
96
RCB 1 63.6 54 0 0 1 0
Quenton Meeks Q. Meeks
67
RCB 2 5.9 8 0 0 0 0
C.J. Reavis C. Reavis
65
SS 2 0.2 1 0 0 0 0
Cody Davis C. Davis
79
FS 2 0.8 10 0 0 0 0
DJ Hayden D. Hayden
73
LCB 2 45.5 46 2 0 1 0
Cody Brown C. Brown
SS 3
Tre Herndon T. Herndon
67
LCB 3 7.7 13 0 0 0 0
Kickers Rating
Josh Lambo J. Lambo
76
Kickers Rating Depth Position Points Field Goals Made Field Goal % Made Long Extra Points Made 0-19 FG Attempted/Made 20-29 FG Attempted/Made 30-39 FG Attempted/Made 40-49 FG Attempted/Made 50+ Attempted/Made
Josh Lambo J. Lambo
76
K 1 76 19 90.5 57 19 0 4 8 3 4
Punters Rating
Logan Cooke L. Cooke
75
Punters Rating Depth Position
Logan Cooke L. Cooke
75
P 1

Last Week's Jaguars Starting Lineup

RB
Player Rating
Carlos Hyde C. Hyde
84
David Williams D. Williams
67
Running Backs Stats Receiving Rushing
Player Rating Depth Snaps Fumbles Targets Yards Long TD YPC YPG Attempts Receptions Yards YPC Long TD
Carlos Hyde C. Hyde
84
RB 1 43 0 3 6 6 0 3 6 10 2 13 1.3 5 0
David Williams D. Williams
67
RB 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 3 0

2018 Jaguars Lineups

Game Score Starting Lineup Game Score Starting Lineup
Week 17: 12/30/18 at HOU 3-20 L Blake Bortles (QB), Carlos Hyde (RB), Dede Westbrook (WR1), Keelan Cole (WR2), Donte Moncrief (WR3), Nick Deluca (TE), Ereck Flowers (OT), AJ Cann (G), Corey Robinson (OT), Patrick Omameh (G), Tyler Shatley (C)
Week 16: 12/23/18 at MIA 17-7 W Cody Kessler (QB), Leonard Fournette (RB), Donte Moncrief (WR1), Dede Westbrook (WR2), James O'Shaughnessy (TE), Ereck Flowers (OT), Patrick Omameh (G), Josh Wells (OT), AJ Cann (G), Tyler Shatley (C)
Week 15: 12/16/18 vs WAS 13-16 L Cody Kessler (QB), Leonard Fournette (RB), Rashad Greene (WR1), Nick Deluca (TE), Patrick Omameh (G), Ereck Flowers (OT), AJ Cann (G), Tyler Shatley (C)
Week 14: 12/7/18 at TEN 9-30 L Cody Kessler (QB), Leonard Fournette (RB), Donte Moncrief (WR1), Keelan Cole (WR2), Dede Westbrook (WR3), James O'Shaughnessy (TE), AJ Cann (G), Ereck Flowers (OT), Jermey Parnell (OT), Tyler Shatley (C), Patrick Omameh (G)
Week 13: 12/2/18 vs IND 6-0 W Cody Kessler (QB), TJ Yeldon (RB), Donte Moncrief (WR1), Keelan Cole (WR2), Dede Westbrook (WR3), James O'Shaughnessy (TE), Jermey Parnell (OT), Patrick Omameh (G), AJ Cann (G), Ereck Flowers (OT), Tyler Shatley (C)

Preseason Analysis: Jaguars Will Prove 2017 Was No Fluke

After making it to the AFC Championship, Jacksonville has a few departures heading into the new season. Chris Ivory, Allen Robinson, and Marcedes Lewis are out, as is Allen Hurns. The Jags have had some pretty strong depth, and the play of Dede Westbrook and Keelan Cole seemed to have led to the easy leaving of Robinson and Hurns. Jacksonville drafted D.J. Chark in the draft, who is more of a deep threat with his speed. Donte Moncrief stayed in the same division, and has yet to live up to his potential given his athletic ability. Injuries and poor QB scenarios have stumped him, and that might not change. T.J. Yeldon continues to be a guy who sticks around in Jacksonville, and will be a change of pace back behind Fournette as well as an interesting handcuff. A lot of the offseason moves have been on the defensive side or the offensive line. A lot of the guys leaving were not much of a surprise and even though they are gone, things are still familiar here. The Jags are looking to rely on their running game yet again, alongside their strong defense. A few moves for depth might need to be made moving forward.

It is safe to say that no NFL team was more surprising in 2017 than the Jacksonville Jaguars. Nobody expected much from the team after they won three games in 2016, but they ended up only one win away from the Super Bowl. It could even be argued that Jacksonville deserved to play for the title after dominating the New England Patriots for most of the AFC Championship game. The Jaguars will have to hope that they can repeat the success without being able to surprise their opponents in 2018. The Jacksonville offense under head coach Doug Marrone has been built around the rushing game, and that will not change in 2018. Leonard Fournette will be asked to carry the offense. Fournette was one of the most dominating players in the league last year, but he consistently struggled with nagging injuries. The star running back can bust off a big run at any time. He also consistently finds open running lanes despite getting average blocking from the offensive line. If Fournette's recent weight loss can help him stay healthy, then he may be the most dangerous player in the NFL.

The Jaguars are forced to rely on the rushing attack because they do not know what they will get from the passing game on a weekly basis. Blake Bortles struggles with efficiency when he is asked to win the game with his arm. The off-season signings of Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Niles Paul should help Bortles become a more efficient passer. The two big tight ends will be great checkdown options in the passing game. Throwing to the sidelines has never been the strength of Bortles, and it will only be harder in 2018 without Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns on the team. They may not have a lot of talent on offense, but the Jaguars are always a threat to win because of their excellent defense. Only the Minnesota Vikings gave up less points than the Jacksonville Jaguars last year. Since they were so dominant last year, Jacksonville did not make many changes to the defense in the off-season. It will once again be virtually impossible to move ball through the air against the Jaguars in 2018. Calaias Campbell and Dante Fowler Jr. will put pressure on the opposing quarterback while Jalen Ramsey and AJ Bouye prevent the receivers from getting open. There is absolutely no reason to think the Jaguars will not continue to dominate on defense. They even have the chance to get better if rookie Taven Bryan can consistently stuff the run at defensive tackle. The Jacksonville Jaguars need Blake Bortles to continue to grow as a passer if they want a shot at the Super Bowl. Bortles needs to keep the defense fresh by limiting turnovers and making key plays on third downs. Jacksonville's only competition in the AFC South division is the Houston Texans, so clinching a playoff spot should not be hard. Another deep playoff run seems unlikely, but anything is possible with this amazing defense.