Jacksonville Jaguars Roster 2018 Jaguars Roster

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We like to focus on the defense in Jacksonville. Their cornerback situation could not be better. Jordan Ramsey and A.J. Bouye both have locked down wide receivers since coming into the league. They also have a very solid front seven. On the offensive side, Black Bortles still has a job, and the backup depth shows he always will. The Jags will continue to lean on the running backs, and Leonard Fournette is going to be that guy. He is a top five pick, and is following up a solid rookie season. T.J. Yeldon is going to be a change of pace back as Jacksonville let Chris Ivory walk. Jacksonville was able to afford letting Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns go. They liked what they saw out of Dede Westbrook, Marqise Lee, and Keelan Cole. They also signed Donte Moncrief and drafted D.J. Chark. Lee and Westbrook should be the ones who get the majority of targets.

Pos Name Number Rating Ranking Depth Height Weight Age Birthday Exp. Drafted Draft Round Draft Pick College
QB Nick Foles Nick Foles N. Foles 7
79
#26 QB 1 6'5" 243 30 1/20/89 8 2012 3 88 Arizona
QB Cody Kessler Cody Kessler C. Kessler 6
74
#41 QB 2 6'1" 224 25 5/11/93 4 2016 3 93 Southern Cal
RB Leonard Fournette Leonard Fournette L. Fournette 27
88
#9 RB 1 6'0" 240 24 1/18/95 3 2017 1 4 LSU
RB Thomas Rawls Thomas Rawls T. Rawls 32
75
#68 RB 3 5'10" 220 23 12/7/95 5 2015 Central Michigan
RB Alfred Blue Alfred Blue A. Blue 28
76
#61 RB 6'2" 223 27 4/27/91 6 2014 6 181 LSU
RB Benjamin Cunningham Benjamin Cunningham B. Cunningham 30
71
#80 RB 5'10" 212 28 7/7/90 7 2013 Middle Tennessee
OT Will Richardson Will Richardson W. Richardson 76
68
#86 OT 1 6'6" 306 23 1/4/96 2 2018 4 129
OT Cam Robinson Cam Robinson C. Robinson 74
75
#41 OT 1 6'6" 322 23 10/9/95 3 2017 2 34 Alabama
OT Josh Wells Josh Wells J. Wells 72
69
#81 OT 2 6'6" 315 28 2/14/91 5 2014 James Madison
OT Cedric Ogbuehi Cedric Ogbuehi C. Ogbuehi 70
70
#72 OT 2 6'5" 306 26 4/25/92 5 2015 1 21 Texas A&M
OT Leonard Wester Leonard Wester L. Wester 61
64
#116 OT 3 6'6" 305 26 1/3/93 4 2016 Missouri Western
ILB Myles Jack Myles Jack M. Jack 44
83
#5 ILB 1 6'1" 245 23 9/3/95 4 2016 2 36 UCLA
ILB Jake Ryan Jake Ryan J. Ryan 47
76
#18 ILB 2 6'3" 238 27 2/27/92 4 2015 4 129 Michigan
OLB Telvin Smith Telvin Smith T. Smith 50
89
#7 OLB 1 6'3" 218 28 4/11/91 6 2014 5 144 Florida State
OLB Leon Jacobs Leon Jacobs L. Jacobs 48
69
#86 OLB 1 6'1" 246 23 10/3/95 2 2018 7 230
OLB Lerentee McCray Lerentee McCray L. McCray 55
73
#62 OLB 2 6'2" 249 28 8/26/90 7 2013 Florida
OLB Blair Brown Blair Brown B. Brown 53
66
#109 OLB 2 5'11" 234 24 5/27/94 3 2017 5 148 Ohio
OLB Donald Payne Donald Payne D. Payne 52
67
#69 OLB 3 6'0" 215 24 7/12/94 3 2017 Stetson
SS Ronnie Harrison Ronnie Harrison R. Harrison 36
66
#63 SS 1 6'2" 207 22 4/18/97 2 2018 3 93 Alabama
SS C.J. Reavis C.J. Reavis C. Reavis 38
65
#21 SS 2 6'0" 198 23 11/27/95 1 2018
SS Cody Brown Cody Brown C. Brown 39
3 6'2" 208 25 3/4/94 0 2019 Arkansas State
P Logan Cooke Logan Cooke L. Cooke 9
75
#21 P 1 6'5" 224 23 7/28/95 2 2018 7 247
FS Jarrod Wilson Jarrod Wilson J. Wilson 26
61
#74 FS 1 6'1" 210 25 2/9/94 4 2016 Michigan
FS Cody Davis Cody Davis C. Davis 22
79
#25 FS 2 6'1" 204 29 6/6/89 7 2013 Texas Tech
LS Matt Overton Matt Overton M. Overton 45
63
6'0" 248 33 7/6/85 8 2010 Western Washington
C Brandon Linder Brandon Linder B. Linder 65
87
#5 C 1 6'6" 311 27 1/25/92 6 2014 3 93 Miami
C Tyler Shatley Tyler Shatley T. Shatley 69
66
#50 C 2 6'3" 300 27 5/5/91 5 2014 Clemson
DT Marcell Dareus Marcell Dareus M. Dareus 99
85
#6 DT 1 6'3" 319 29 11/18/89 9 2011 1 3 Alabama
WR Marqise Lee Marqise Lee M. Lee 11
83
#54 WR 1 6'0" 192 27 11/25/91 5 2014 2 39 Southern Cal
WR Keelan Cole Keelan Cole K. Cole 84
77
#82 WR 1 6'2" 175 26 4/20/93 3 2017 Kentucky Wesleyan
WR Dede Westbrook Dede Westbrook D. Westbrook 12
82
#50 WR 1 6'0" 178 25 11/21/93 3 2017 4 110 Oklahoma
WR Chris Conley Chris Conley C. Conley 17
77
#84 WR 2 6'2" 213 26 10/25/92 5 2015 3 76 Georgia
WR D.J. Chark D.J. Chark D. Chark 17
69
#134 WR 2 6'3" 199 22 9/23/96 2 2018 2 61 LSU
WR Lamar Atkins Lamar Atkins L. Atkins 45
64
#189 WR 5'11" 216 25 2/25/94 1 2018
TE Geoff Swaim Geoff Swaim G. Swaim 87
72
#60 TE 1 6'4" 245 25 9/16/93 5 2015 7 246 Texas
TE Ben Koyack Ben Koyack B. Koyack 83
75
#95 TE 2 6'5" 255 26 4/9/93 4 2015 7 229 Notre Dame
TE Nick Deluca Nick Deluca N. Deluca 57
68
#9 TE 6'3" 251 24 1/27/95 2 2018
TE James O'Shaughnessy James O'Shaughnessy J. O'Shaughnessy 80
65
#95 TE 6'4" 245 27 1/14/92 5 2015 5 173 Illinois State
DE Yannick Ngakoue Yannick Ngakoue Y. Ngakoue 91
88
#12 DE 1 6'2" 252 24 11/30/94 4 2016 3 69 Maryland
DE Calais Campbell Calais Campbell C. Campbell 93
91
#6 DE 1 6'8" 300 32 9/1/86 12 2008 2 50 Miami
DE Taven Bryan Taven Bryan T. Bryan 90
78
#58 DE 2 6'5" 291 23 3/11/96 2 2018 1 29 Florida
DE Dawuane Smoot Dawuane Smoot D. Smoot 94
72
#90 DE 3 6'3" 255 24 3/2/95 3 2017 3 68 Illinois
CB AJ Bouye AJ Bouye A. Bouye 21
96
#2 CB 1 6'0" 186 27 8/16/91 7 2013 Central Florida
CB Jalen Ramsey Jalen Ramsey J. Ramsey 20
98
#1 CB 1 6'1" 209 24 10/24/94 4 2016 1 5 Florida State
CB DJ Hayden DJ Hayden D. Hayden 25
73
#98 CB 2 5'11" 191 28 6/27/90 7 2013 1 12 Houston
CB Quenton Meeks Quenton Meeks Q. Meeks 43
67
#188 CB 2 6'1" 209 22 6/20/96 2 2018
CB Tre Herndon Tre Herndon T. Herndon 41
67
#139 CB 3 5'11" 185 23 3/5/96 2 2018
NT Abry Jones Abry Jones A. Jones 95
76
#17 NT 1 6'3" 313 27 9/8/91 7 2013 Georgia
NT Eli Ankou Eli Ankou E. Ankou 54
66
#34 NT 2 6'3" 331 24 6/8/94 3 2017 UCLA
NT Mike Hughes Jr. Mike Hughes Jr. M. H. Jr. 99
69
#58 NT 3 6'2" 315 23 4/3/96 1 2018
G Andrew Norwell Andrew Norwell A. Norwell 68
92
#4 G 1 6'5" 320 27 10/25/91 6 2014 Ohio State
G AJ Cann AJ Cann A. Cann 60
65
#100 G 1 6'3" 313 27 10/3/91 5 2015 3 67 South Carolina
G Parker Ehinger Parker Ehinger P. Ehinger 79
71
#60 G 2 6'6" 310 26 12/30/92 3 2016 4 105 Cincinnati
K Josh Lambo Josh Lambo J. Lambo 4
76
#26 K 1 5'11" 220 28 11/19/90 5 2015 Texas A&M

Overachieved or Just Getting Started?

The Jacksonville Jaguars were the story the 2017-18 season. Their 10-6 record did little to detail the success the team would have in the post-season. They would fall one game short of the Super Bowl to the Patriots. The box score of that contest also does little to depict how close the team was to making the trip to Minneapolis. Reflecting on the past is something the team has erased from their mindsets, placing high goals for outcomes in the 2018-19 season.

The team redefined themselves on the defensive side of the ball. The production and scoring numbers coming from the defense posted the highest averages since the great Jaguar teams of the early 2000s. The long list of players comprising to contribute to this defense boasts well for continued longevity. The core of the secondary, headlined by Jalen Ramsey, A.J. Bouye, and Tashaun Gipson remains intact. The beauty of their defensive makeup is the depth they possess at each position. Guys like Dante Fowler Jr. and Dawuane Smoot currently are placed within back-up roles. Their roles would be upgraded to starting position if placed within any other organization. The Jaguars have placed a lot of time and effort into this defense, allowing for a large rotation that can give any team a fit. The line backers and defensive line also return all major starters and even see a healthy Marcell Dareus returning to playing shape. This defense will be solidified for years to come and it will help the team protect their leads this season.

The offense took a blow when they lost Allen Robinson to Chicago and Mercedes Lewis to Green Bay. Robinson was a big-bodied, downfield threat that really let Blake Bortles air out his game. He could also cut-up defenders will his footwork, a skill rarely seen in bigger receivers. Lewis was a reliable target that Bortles favored in the red zone, so his presence will be truly missed. Losing these two players left the depleted core, but the addition of Donte Moncrief from Indianapolis and their 2nd round pick of DJ Chark looks to become sealant to these leaks. Moncrief is consistent but is much smaller than Robinson. He fills the slot position while Chark bodes well on the outside. Chark possesses a decent run-blocking game, which is important if the team looks to cut Fournette to the edges.

The big balance lies in the hands of the health of the team. They are very deep on defense and are piecing together options on offense to confuse defenses. The main areas of concern are protecting their assets in Bortles and Fournette. Bortles returns most of the offensive line he had protecting him last season, but the team will need to look at different combinations to reduce pressures on one of the most sacked quarterbacks in the game the last few seasons. This line coverage is requested the same responsibilities with Fournette. Getting him into the open field and upfield are the two areas where his game can flourish. He is not a down-and-distance player, so consistency up front is something to target for the team this off-season.