The Los Angeles Rams and the Tennessee Titans made headlines on Thursday morning with a trade for the No. 1 overall pick, which saw the Rams move to No. 1 and the Titans bring in a haul of draft picks. It's been reported that the Rams likely target with the No. 1 overall pick is North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz, and if you're giving up that kind of haul to move up before the NFL Draft even starts, I think it's safe to say you're targeting a quarterback.
The big question for Jacksonville Jaguars fans however, is does this trade change the outlook for the No. 5 overall pick?
The answer is both yes and no.
I don't think it changes the likelihood of certain players making it to the No. 5 overall pick, but I do think it all but guarantees that one of the three most talked about potential picks (Jalen Ramsey, Myles Jack or Joey Bosa) are actually available. The chances of all three being picked before the Jaguars pick, just decreased.
It's all but a certainty at least one quarterback goes in the Top 5 now, and I feel that the Rams picking a quarterback will almost force the Cleveland Browns' hand into taking a quarterback at No. 2, which was still up in the air. I think the San Diego Chargers would likely jump at the chance to pick left tackle Laremy Tunstil, which would leave the Dallas Cowboys picking whatever defensive player they want and the Jaguars having the pick of who's left over.
I think it certainly helps, more than it hurts.