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3 hypothetical Jaguars draft scenarios that could actually happen

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Although the following draft scenarios are unlikely, they are certainly possible -- and very entertaining to think about.

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The general consensus by the entire population of Jacksonville aguars fans when it comes to who will be taken with the No. 5 overall pick -- Myles Jack, Joey Bosa, and Jalen Ramsey.

But, what if the Jaguars played an entirely different card?

Crazy draft trades happen every year. There are "reach" picks for every year. It's the nature of the game. Could the Jaguars make any surprising moves in the 2016 NFL Draft?

Sure, the options you are about to read are unlikely. Some even seem insane. But if you really think about it, these scenarios aren't as absurd as you think.

1. A third team trades into the top-five

Is this scenario very likely? Potentially -- in fact, it's the most likely hypothetical scenario of the three you're about to read. With the Los Angeles Rams trading up to the first overall pick, followed by the Philadelphia Eagles trading up to number two, it's nearly a guarantee that the first two picks will be QB-QB, most likely Jared Goff and Carson Wentz.

Assuming that those two quarterbacks are the first two picks, that leaves Joey Bosa, Jalen Ramsey, Myles Jack, and Laremy Tunsil as the last "elite" prospects on the board -- and with the Jaguars selecting at number five, the phone lines will be off the hook. With those two quarterbacks going 1-2, there's no way that the Jaguars won't be able to either choose between the two of the four remaining prospects or trade back with someone who'd be willing to give up a good stockpile of picks for the fifth overall pick.

Here's where this gets fun -- who could be the Jaguars trade partner? My wild guess would be the New York Giants.

I have no report saying that the Giants are looking to move up, this is simply an idea. The Giants have holes in their roster along the offensive line, the defensive line, and the secondary -- holes that could be filled by Laremy Tunsil, Joey Bosa, and Jalen Ramsey, respectively. With Goff and Wentz going 1-2, there's no way that the Giants wouldn't get one of those prospects at number five.

A jump into the top five from pick number 10 would be a significant hop, but not valuable enough to get more than probably the Giants first and second round picks. However, that would give Jacksonville the 10th, 38th, and 40th overall picks -- three picks in the top 40. That's a home run for this team, as the Jaguars could make selections at those three picks that would make the 2016 draft one to remember.

Imagine this... At No. 10, the Jaguars select pass rusher Shaq Lawson, followed by center Ryan Kelly or lineman Cody Whitehair at No. 38, followed by outside linebackers Joshua Perry, Kamalei Correa or Kyler Fackrell at No. 40. Three huge needs filled in the top 40 selections, it's perfect.

2. All of the top defensive prospects are available at five

This is where this article becomes insane, and although it's crazy, anything is possible isn't it? With the near-lock scenario of quarterbacks being selected 1-2, the San Diego Chargers could very well select offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil at three, and the Dallas Cowboys have a big need at running back, which could lead the the Cowboys to select running back Ezekiel Elliott at number four.

Boom. Just like that, Jacksonville could select ANY of the top defensive prospects: Joey Bosa, Jalen Ramsey, Myles Jack and Shaq Lawson.

So, who should they ta-- well, I'll let you discuss that in the comments.

3. The Jaguars make a surprise pick at five

There are some prospects that wouldn't make sense from our perspective for the Jaguars to select at five, including Laremy Tunsil and defensive lineman DeForest Buckner.

While neither of those players make sense for the Jaguars to select, the team has praised and hosted visits with both prospects. Tunsil has recently been mocked to the Jaguars at five for reasons unknown, as the move simply doesn't make sense with both Luke Joeckel and Kelvin Beachum on the roster. Buckner is a Leonard Williams type of prospect, as it's not very clear as to what position he would play. His best fit in the Jaguars scheme would probably be 5 tech/big-end or 3 tech -- both of which are already occupied by Jared Odrick and Malik Jackson.

But hey, an "influx" of defensive tackles never hurts does it? Well, if you're the Jaguars and you're thinking of taking Buckner with the fifth pick, it sure as hell doesn't help the defense need-wise.

The Jaguars probably shouldn't select either of these prospects, but the talk is increasing about one of those players being selected.

The NFL Draft is always an exciting process -- surprising moves that come out of nowhere aren't a rare thing. Will the Jaguars make a shocking move on draft day?