The Jacksonville Jaguars entered a rebuilding project in 2013 when general manager Dave Caldwell and head coach Gus Bradley took control of the wheel. Caldwell decided it was best to guy a rotting roster and hit the reset button and now after three offseasons, the team has been completely reshaped how they want.
Now they just need to develop that young talent and hope it pays off on the field.
Even with all the changes the team has made and the free agent signings, the Jaguars have the youngest offense in the NFL by a decent margin.
Jimmy Kempski of the Philly Voice decided to figure out how old each NFL team's starting 11 on the offensive side of the ball was, and the Jaguars ranked 32nd, the youngest.
To note, we used the same format for every team: 1 QB, 1 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 5 OL. For the purpose of fitting all the data into one table, we combined the three wide receivers' ages with the tight end in one column, and combined all five OL starters' ages in one column.
The Jaguars came in with an average age of 23.91, with the Rams ranked at 31st with an average age of 24.18.
It shouldn't really be all that shocking as the Jaguars have multiple second and third year players starting on the offense and could see two rookies start this season in T.J. Yeldon and potentially A.J. Cann. The top four receivers for the team are all second year players and rookie Rashad Greene.
It's been tough watching the growing pains, but there is a chance the offense can make a huge leap this season with all the young talent. And yes, going from the 31st ranked offense to the 20th is a huge leap.