"Scout the player, not the school," isn’t just a motto Jaguars general manager Gene Smith trots out publicly. It’s also what he tells his scouts, and part of the reason the Jaguars have become known for drafting small-school players.
With seven picks in the NFL Draft next week, the Jaguars will make every effort to address their most significant needs, but the players available at the time of each selection don’t always allow that to happen. Here’s a rundown on the team’s needs at each position and its ability to fill them in this particular draft pool
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