2014 Jaguars draft: Expect offensive heavy picks

Stacy Revere

The Jaguars have a lot of needs on the offensive side of the ball and luckily the 2014 NFL Draft seems to be offensive heavy.

The Jacksonville Jaguars focused the majority of their efforts in free agency on the defensive side of the ball, but were still able to bring in offensive lineman Zane Beadles. The offensive line is still an area of need however and one I would expect the Jaguars to address with a few picks in the 2014 NFL Draft.

"We understand that somewhere in those 11 picks, we'll have an offensive lineman drafted," Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley on Tuesday at the NFL's owner meetings in Orlando, FL.

Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell has noted a few times in meetings with the media that the offensive players in the draft are stronger than the defensive players, which plays right into the Jaguars needs. There are players at quarterback, offensive line, tight end and even running back the team can add to improve their overall depth.

Wide receiver is also believed to be a deep position and one the Jaguars will undoubtedly spend at least one pick on.

"It's something we'll address," Bradley said about the receiver position.

The team added Tandon Doss late in free agency, but with the uncertainty around Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts III in the last year of his deal, it's probably the Jaguars best bet to snag a few receivers in May.

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