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No. 86: Who wore it best? Dennis Northcutt? Alvis Whitted? Clay Harbor?

Who's the best Jaguars player to ever wear No. 86? The guy who dropped the 1999 AFC Championship, the guy who dropped the 2007 AFC Divisional playoffs, or Clay Harbor?

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In two decades, the Jacksonville Jaguars have had some great players come through this franchise.

In the spirit of counting things down (and biding our time) until the regular season starts on September 13th, we're taking a jersey-by-jersey look at who wore each of the 99 numbers available best for the Jaguars.

Who wore it best: Dennis Northcutt (2007-2008)

Even though Clay Harbor is the longest-tenured No. 86 in Jaguars history, the best player to wear the jersey is easily Northcutt. It's not a very high bar to clear, but somehow Northcutt does it. In two seasons with the Jaguars, he caught for 1,146 yards and six touchdowns, earning himself 11th place on the all-time receiving list for Jaguars receivers. While Alvis Whitted had incredible speed, he had awful hands, and Clay Harbor is another two seasons away from even coming close to Northcutt's totals.


It's Micah Ross.

Who wears it now: Clay Harbor (2013-Present)

A free agent signing released by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013, Harbor has been a dependable replacement when Marcedes Lewis has gone down with injuries in each of the past two years. Now with Julius Thomas on the roster, Harbor's opportunities will diminish, but if either Lewis or Thomas are out for any reason, Harbor isn't a bad backup tight end.