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Jags get a C+ in the Draft Says Yahoo Sports

Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports has graded the draft, and the Jags in his eyes have earned a C+.  Here is the breakdown:  

Picks: DE Derrick Harvey, DE Quentin Groves, LB Thomas Williams, CB Trae Williams, RB Chauncey Washington
Positives: Harvey and Groves
Negatives: Gave away took many draft picks.
Bottom line: C+. This is not a criticism of the players the Jaguars took. Harvey is one of the most dynamic pass rushers in the draft, capable of playing both outside and inside. He’s going to be a force. Groves is only a step or two behind. However, how quickly will these guys make it? The Jags are in position to compete for a title and there’s a good argument that they could have nabbed Dolphins DE Jason Taylor with some of those picks. It’s a pretty good bet that Taylor will have more sacks over the next two years than either Harvey or Groves. Maybe more than them combined.


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2 Responses to “Jags get a C+ in the Draft Says Yahoo Sports”

  1. Nate says:

    Why would the Jags trade draft picks for a veteran DE (Jason Taylor) who was contiplating retirment last year. He has been beaten up for the past 12 years now, and is losing a step. The Jags have a proven playoff team already, does not matter who is on the field. I love the Jags pics and it deserves an A or B+.

    Go Jags

  2. Mike says:

    I also agree with the Jaguars’ picks and believe that both Top SEC Defensive Ends will dominate the competition. Jason Taylor is old and to me seems like a “popular name pick” than a player that can really help us. I would rate the draft as a B.

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