2014 NFL Draft: Jaguars have meetings with Johnny Manziel, Derek Carr, Zach Mettenberger

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sport

Three of the top quarterback prospects in the 2014 NFL Draft class are scheduled to visit the Jaguars this week.

There is debate whether or not the Jaguars will take a quarterback with the No. 3 selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, but there is little question about one aspect of their draft strategy: the team will be adding a quarterback to compete with Chad Henne.

The team has made extensive visits to each of the pro days of the major quarterback prospects and now they have begun the process of individually meeting with the top passers that could be available when they pick in the first or second round. Among those prospects are Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel, Fresno State's Derek Carr and LSU's Zach Mettenberger.

Manziel, the winner of the 2012 Heisman Trophy and finalist for the award in 2013, is first up for the team, as he is scheduled to meet with the Jaguars on Tuesday, according to Albert Breer of NFL Network. At a hair under 6'0, Manziel lacks in prototypical size, but there is little question about his athletic ability and arm strength.

Carr will be next up for the Jaguars, as he'll travel to visit with the team in Jacksonville on Wednesday, according to Michael DiRocco of ESPN. Perhaps the player with the most pure arm talent in the draft class, there are questions about Carr's overall skittishness in the pocket and the amount of shotgun he played in during his time with the Bulldogs.

Rounding out the week of quarterback visits will be a Thursday visit to EverBank Field for Mettenberger, who is recovering from an ACL tear that ended his final season with the LSU Tigers prematurely. At 6'5, 230 pounds, he is the mold of an NFL quarterback and made tremendous strides between his junior and senior seasons.

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