The Jacksonville Jaguars could use a lot of talented players on their roster. The Denver Broncos have a lot of talented players on their roster. The Broncos have really hit home runs on some of their first round picks the past few seasons, but they've also landed some talented mid-and-late round selections as well.
Which Broncos player should Jaguars fans want right now?
For me, I would choose tight end Julius Thomas, which will probably surprise quite a few people since I could easily just pick Peyton Manning or Von Miller, which are players at the two biggest holes on the Jaguars roster.
For me, Manning wouldn't be a long term solution for the Jaguars and just a stop-gap player, however still a great addition. Miller, while a fantastic pass rusher, makes me a bit nervous with his off the field issues and suspension that could have been a year long. No telling how long he would be gone if he messed up again.
Thomas however is a young ascending player at the tight end position who is inline more with the new-age NFL tight end, in that he's a big fast athlete who can hurt teams down the middle of the field and in the endzone. Thomas, originally a fourth-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, played four seasons of basketball at Portland State before playing his first ever season of football in 2010.
He's made the transition to playing tight end in the NFL very well, and so far on the season has 27 receptions for 359 yards and six touchdowns. He's a tough matchup when he's split off the line of scrimmage, as he's a big fast athlete who can box out defenders. He could add a lot to the Jaguars offense not only this season, but going forward as well.
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