The Jacksonville Jaguars have improved in a lot of ways this offseason -- quarterback, offensive line, receivers, and tight ends.
But one unit still looks absolutely washed: pass rushers.
First-round pick Dante Fowler is out for the season after a freak ACL injury, Andre Branch injured his knee in the preseason, and that leaves Chris Smith, Chris Clemons, and Ryan Davis as the only pass rushers on the roster. If I'm looking to take a Panthers player, it's going to be a guy who can immediately help get pressure in the backfield.
Which Panthers player would I take?
There are two players I'd consider: Kony Ealy and Charles Johnson. Ealy is a second-year player who has looked promising this preseason, but underwhelmed last year. Johnson is a proven veteran, but just turned 29.
I'm going with the proven guy because I want help now. Johnson hasn't played this preseason, but he's averaged 10.5 sacks per year over his last five years and forced 13 fumbles since 2010. He got six of his 8.5 sacks on first or second down last year, which would help set up rotational guys like Davis or Tyson Alualu with a free run at the quarterback on an obvious passing third down.
Ealy would also be a good pickup, as well as second-year receiver Kelvin Benjamin. But I'm going with the short-term fix with my pick.
Who would you pick?