The Jacksonville Jaguars have a level of interest in former Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack, but now a new challenger has stepped into the arena. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer and Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, the Atlanta Falcons have emerged as a legitimate team to pursue Alex Mack.
Mack voided his current contract with the Browns, which would have paid him $24 million over the next three years. Even with that kind of salary, he's still just the fourth-highest average salary among centers in the NFL, trailing Maurkice Pouncey ($8.83 million), Rodney Hudson ($8.90 million), and Mike Pouncey ($8.95 million).
If the Jaguars (or any team) want to sign Mack next week in free agency, they will likely have to average at least $9 million per year. The question for Dave Caldwell: Is he worth that much overspend?