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Big Cat Country Q&A: Do the Jaguars regret not drafting Deshaun Watson?

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If they don’t they should.

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Let’s answer some questions ahead of the Jacksonville Jaguars’ matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers!

Andrew from Thibodaux, LA

Q: Marqise Lee has been talked about as one of the better wide receivers on this roster. I never thought he was all that. Was the front office's choice to draft Dede Westbrook more than just a best player available scenario and more of them realizing what they had at receiver?

A: I think it’s a little of both. If you can get a guy in the fourth round who was a first round talent, you do it. But I do think the Jaguars know that to compete in the NFL you need three strong receivers and this is a receiving corps that has struggled to stay healthy all at the same time. I don’t think it’s about Lee being without talent, I think it’s about stockpiling at an important position. After the top three receivers, who was there really?

Kent from Washington D.C.

Q: The Houston Texans have made significant offensive strides since Week 1. Are the Jaguars feeling any remorse for not drafting Deshaun Watson?

A: If they aren’t feeling remorse, they should. Fournette is a great player, but the ceiling with a Blake Bortles-quarterbacked team no matter who is around him is probably six or seven wins.

Ragu from Jacksonville, FL

Q: Are we getting good or bad Blake this week?

A: The fact that we don’t know week in and week out means Blake is bad regardless of what his box score says.

Joseph from Fontana, CA

Q: Do you think that Jacksonville will be able to handle the explosive Pittsburgh offense? And will they be able to stop Pittsburgh’s pass rush?

A: No and no.

Charlie from Madison, WI

Q: Have the first four games changed your expectations for this team?

A: Not at all. I did win-loss predictions for this team back in April and have gotten the first four games right. I think the expectations were for 2-2 after four games. The beginning four games were largely a cake walk. The next four should be too, but I predict 3-5 at midseason.

Ian from Valdosta, GA

Q: Do you believe that A.J. Bouye and Jalen Ramsey can shut down Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant?

A: I do, but it’s Le’Veon Bell you should be worried about.

Lando from Orlando, FL

Q: On a scale of one to Browns, how f***ed are we?

A: The Browns have been better than us over the past decade.