2014 NFL mock draft: Jaguars still end up with a QB

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After the Jaguars pick up their third win of the season, they fell to No. 2 overall in the draft order. So with Teddy Bridgewater gone, who do they end up with?

The Jacksonville Jaguars keep winning and each time they do, they push themselves further away from the No. 1 overall draft pick and their pick of whatever quarterback they want. There are two groups of fans in this region however, one who wants the No. 1 overall pick and the other who doesn't care and wants wins.

Regardless of where you stand, the Jaguars currently hold the No. 2 overall pick in the draft, behind a division rival who also is in dire need of a quarterback of the future. So with the Houston Texans pulling in Teddy Bridgewater, who does that leave the Jaguars with in the latest 2014 NFL Mock Draft from Mocking the Draft?

2. Jacksonville Jaguars: Derek Carr, QB, Fresno State: The Jaguars are suddenly, and strangely, one of the hotter teams in the NFL. They've abandoned the No. 1 pick and, with an upcoming game against the Houston Texans, could continue tumbling down the draft order. Wherever they land, finding a franchise quarterback is critical. Why Carr over Oregon's Marcus Mariota? General manager David Caldwell was part of the scouting departments that drafted Peyton Manning in Indianapolis and Matt Ryan in Atlanta. He may be more comfortable with the quarterback that fits the same classic pocket passer mold.

Carr is a hot name currently, as more and more people are finally getting a chance to watch the Fresno State pocket passer play. There's naturally going to be some blowback from the fact that his older brother is David Carr, a massive bust from a few years ago, but they're not even close to the same player.

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