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Jaguars vs. Steelers: Team releases depth chart ahead of Week 1 preseason game

The Jaguars have released a depth chart before their first preseason game on Friday. Unsurprisingly, there aren't many surprises to be found.

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The Jaguars have released their first unofficial depth chart of the season four days before their first preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Jaguars offense

Position Players
QB Blake Bortles, Chad Henne, Stephen Morris, Jeff Tuel
RB T.J. Yeldon/Denard Robinson, Toby Gerhart, Bernard Pierce, Storm Johnson, Corey Grant
WR1 Allen Robinson, Arrelious Benn, Rashad Greene, Neal Sterling, Greg Jenkins, Kasey Closs
WR2 Allen Hurns, [Marqise Lee], Tandon Doss, Tony Washington, Damian Copeland, Bryan Walters
TE1 Julius Thomas, Clay Habor, Ben Koyack
TE2 Marcedes Lewis, Nic Jacobs, Connor Hamlett
LT Luke Joeckel, Josh Wells, Brennan Williams
LG Zane Beadles, A.J. Cann, Chris Reed
C Stefen Wisnkiewski/Luke Bowanko, Tyler Shatley
RG Brandon Linder, Sam Young, Jack Rummells
RT Jermey Parnell, Austin Pasztor, Cody Booth

Jaguars defense

Position Players
LEO Andre Branch, Ryan Davis, Chris Smith, Cap Capi, [Chris Clemons], [Dante Fowler Jr.]
DT1 Ziggy Hood/Tyson Alualu, Michael Bennett, Eric Crume [Sen'Derrick Marks]
DT2 Roy Miller, Abry Jones, Richard Ash
DE Jared Odrick, Tyson Alualu, Ike Igbinosun
OLB Telvin Smith, Jeremiah George, John Lotulelei, Todd Thomas
MLB Paul Posluszny, Khairi Fortt, Thurston Armbrister
OTTO Dan Skuta, LaRoy Reynolds
CB1 Davon House, Dwayne Gratz, Tommie Campbell, Peyton Thompson
CB2 Demetrius McCray/Aaron Colvin, Jeremey Harris, Nick Marshall, Rashaad Reynolds
FS Sergio Brown, Matt Daniels, Desmond Cooper, [James Sample]
SS Johnathan Cyprien, Josh Evans, Craig Loston

Jaguars special teams

Position Players
K Josh Scobee, Jason Myers
P Bryan Anger, Kasey Redfern
LS Carson Tinker
PH Bryan Anger
KR Denard Robinson, Corey Grant, Tandon Doss, Nick Marshall, Rashad Greene
PR Tandon Doss, Rashad Greene, Nick Marshall, Corey Grant, Bryan Walters

First glances at the depth chart call for very little shock or surprise. Areas of offseason attention including running back, left guard, center, cornerback, and LEO are not yet established in stone and this is very evident within the chart.

Rookie running back T.J Yeldon and former starter Denard Robinson are locked together in a split-rep role. Yeldon is very much expected to absorb the staring role as the season inches closer.

Stefen Wisniewski and Luke Bowanko will also split reps, fighting for the starting center position. A decision is set to be made soon -- perhaps before the third preseason game -- but for now Wiz and Bow stand on a level playing field.

Andre Branch sits in the starting LEO role as Chris Clemons remains unable to perform. Ryan Davis and Chris Smith will be used as situational pass rushers, which is all part of the norm.

Something that kind of sticks out is the placement of Davon House, Demetrius McCray, and Aaron Colvin. Colvin and McCray share the No. 1 position on the side opposite of House. Colvin will be fighting for an expanded role through preseason that might see him switch through inside and outside positions.

Perhaps to the despair of a few overzealous fans, Kasey Redfern and Jason Myers remain placed behind punter Bryan Anger and kicker Josh Scobee, respectively. For now.

Denard Robinson is set to return kicks for the first team, as Tandon Doss looks to field punts as the front-running punt returner.

What do you think of the first unofficial depth chart? Any surprises?