I'm hammering these out now like it's my job.
General Manager: Tom Gamble
Head Coach: Lovie Smith
Offensive Coordinator: Norv Turner
Defensive Coordinator: Jim Tomsula
Lovie Smith is a really good coach. He's a defensive coach, and the reason he ended up getting fired is mostly because his offenses were never very good. But he's a defensive coach, he went through 4 offensive coordinators in 6 years, he couldn't find a good OC for the Bears. Tom Gamble finds him a good offensive coordinator in Norv Turner, who developed Troy Aikman, and turned a terrible offense, into a top 10 offense in Dallas. He's a great offensive mind, and may finally be the Offensive Coordinator Lovie Smith always wanted. Tom Gamble pulls the defensive line coach from his former team the 49ers and makes him the defensive coordinator. This means the Jaguars switch to the 3-4, but will have some 4-3 looks as well.
Issac Sopoaga NT San Francisco - 3 Years, 9 Million
Manny Lawson OLB Cincinnati - 3 Years, 12 Million
Paul Kruger OLB Baltimore - 5 Years, 25 Million
Geno Hayes OLB Chicago - 2 Years 1.5 Million
Tavares Gooden ILB San Franciso - 1 Year 800k
Reggie Bush RB Miami - 3 Years 16 Million
Louis Vasquez OG San Diego - 4 Years 16 Million
Phil Loadholt RT Minnesota - 4 Years, 18 Million
Ted Ginn Jr. WR San Francisco - 3 Years, 7 Million
Kevin Ogeltree WR Dallas - 2 Years, 4 Million
Daryl Smith - 3 Years, 18 Million
Derek Cox - 4 Years, 20 Million
Greg Jones - 3 Years, 9 Million
Jaguars release Aaron Ross.
In September it was reported that the Jaguars salary cap was at 28.7 million. The Jaguars traded Mike Thomas saving 1.45 million. They also waived Clint Session, saving 4.7 million. So in the beginning of this offseason the Jaguars should have been at about 34.85 million in cap space. Trading MJD saved about 4, trading Henne saved 2. And released Ross saved another 2.
1(2.) Star Lotulelei DT Utah
TRADE: Jaguars trade 2nd round pick and 4th(GB) round pick to Seahawks for 1st round pick.
1(27). Xavier Rhodes CB Florida State
3(66). Le'Veon Bell RB Michigan State
4(97). E.J. Manuel QB Florida State
5(130). Connor Vernon WR Duke
6(161). Michael Williams TE Alabama
7(194). Sam Schwartzstein C Stanford
Quarterback: Blaine Gabbert, E.J. Manuel
Running Back: Reggie Bush, Le'Veon Bell, Montell Owens
Full Back: Greg Jones
z Wide Receiver: Justin Blackmon, Kevin Ogeltree, Connor Vernon
Tight End: Marcedes Lewis, Michael Williams
Left Guard: Louis Vasquez, Will Rackley
Center: Mike Brewster, Sam Schwartzstein
Right Guard: Uche Nwaneri, Austin Paztor
Right Tackle: Phil Loadholt, Guy Whimper
Defensive End: CJ Mosley, Austen Lane
Nose Tackle: Issac Sopoaga, Jeris Pendleton
Defensive End: Star Lotulelei, D'Anthony Smith
Inside Linebacker: Paul Posluszny, Russel Allen
Inside Linebacker: Daryl Smith, Tavares Gooden
Outside Linebacker: Manny Lawson, Geno Hayes
Cornerback: Derek Cox, William Middleton
Free Safety: Dwight Lowery
Cornerback: Xavier Rhodes, Mike Harris, Kevin Rutland,
Kicker: Josh Scobee
Punter: Bryan Anger
Long Snapper: Jeremy Cain
Left some spaces open, because it'll likely be players I never heard of. Hope you like it, and I think it's a good mock.
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