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Thursday Q&A: Have you seen Alfie Crow?

Welcome to Big Cat Country's Thursday Q&A column! We hope you enjoy it.

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With the dead zone of the 2015 NFL season quickly coming and the Jacksonville Jaguars poised to improve at several key positions (as well as in the win-loss record) we're sure you have questions.

Every Thursday check back and see if your question made it. And if you want to submit a question for next week, ask here!

Andy from Shifnal, UK

Q: Which of our new additions this offseason will make the biggest difference to the performance of our offensive line this season?

A: Out of the numerous offensive line additions, I think Jermey Parnell will make the biggest impact. Jacksonville has struggled to find a consistent right tackle for years, and Parnell is automatically the offensive line's best athlete and best run blocker. He's also got a bit of a mean streak too, which should pair nicely with right guard Brandon Linder.

Jack from Jacksonville, FL

Q: What happened to Alfie?

A: Nothing happened, as he'll always be in our hearts. (But in all seriousness he's just taking a quick break because it's, you know, summer.)

Reuby from Orlando, FL

Q: How much of a role at outside corner do you anticipate Aaron Colvin playing in the upcoming season?

A: The team has stated he will see some snaps there, but there is a logjam outside with Davon House, Demetrius McCray, and Dwayne Gratz (which is a very good thing) so I don't see any reason to keep him away from the nickel spot.

Thomas from Fleming Island, FL

Q: Given the current Jaguars roster, can you make an early prediction of round and position for next year's draft? Also, which has a higher probability: Jaguars making the playoffs or the team finishing with five or less wins?

A: Let's start with the last question since that will help answer the first. I think the Jaguars win six games next year. Sweeping the Tennessee Titans is a strong possibility, early-season games against the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are winnable, the Houston Texans can be beaten in Jacksonville, and the New York Jets (even in New York) be beaten. So, to me, the greater possibility is five or less wins, even if that means I think they win more. As far as where we draft next year, a 6-10 record is usually good for a pick around No. 8 or No. 9 overall, so that'll be my guess.

Tim from New York, NY

Q: Are any corners or nickels candidates to move or at least cross train at free safety during camp to see if Jaguars can get an upgrade there?

A: Dave Caldwell has said a few times that he does not see any cornerback-to-free safety converts, and I am inclined to agree with him. None of the corners fit the profile for free safety, and since rookie James Sample will still be back during training camp, it doesn't make much sense to take a player outside of his natural position just to return him to it a few weeks later.

Aricia Leo from Gainesville, FL

Q: Who do you think the Jaguars will pick as the No. 3 quarterback? Jeff Tuel or Stephen Morris?

A: Nothing gets me more pumped than a third-string preseason quarterback battle. Right now, I'm gearing up for Tuel Time. Tuel actually has a little starting experience and knows a bit of the system going forward. This makes him a more valuable asset to the team. How "valuable" a third-string quarterback should be considered, however, is a different argument.

Steve from Honolulu, HI

Q: I saw Sen'Derrick Marks' videos this past week running drills. Is he good to go fully beast mode Week 1? If not, who will be keeping his spot warm or rotating with him until he is back to normal?

A: Quite honestly, I expect him to be back Week 1. In his old form? No. But still back. I think Marks, Ziggy Hood, and Michael Bennett will all see a healthy amount of snaps. And since the Jaguars defensive line scheme is built on rotation, that's fine with me.

Jacob from Jacksonville, FL

Q: How much is Greg Olson going to help or hurt the offense, and specifically Blake? How much has he improved over the offseason as compared to last season? What should we expect from him?

A: You can view the long answer in our breakdown of Greg Olson's addition to the team here, but in short Olson seems to be a guy who can adapt to different situations and skill sets. He's good at developing young players, especially young quarterbacks, as evidenced by his work with Oakland Raiders rookie Derek Carr. Expect to see some read-option plays in 2015, rollouts, moving the pocket, and two-back formations. But most importantly, look for Olson to focus on maximizing the offense's basic strengths (athletic quarterback, balanced group of receivers) and masking their weaknesses (young, inexperienced, limited running game).

Jon from Queenstown, New Zealand

Q: So at the end of the year, what will be the general consensus about Blake Bortles? Superstar, bust, or Andy Dalton?

A: Somewhere between bust and superstar, probably.