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Jacksonville Jaguars Daily: 5 post-trade deadline thoughts

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5 thoughts on the Jacksonville Jaguars after the NFL’s trade deadline -
The NFL trade deadline has passed and the Jaguars were able to take advantage of the wheeling and dealing before the buzzer sounded.

The Jaguars dealt a conditional sixth-round pick to the Buffalo Bills for former All-Pro defensive tackle Marcell Dareus on Friday. While the Jaguars were unable to improve their up-and-down offense before the trade market closed, they were able to add more muscle to the team's strongest group.

Which free agents should the Jacksonville Jaguars re-sign in 2018? -
I am usually hesitant to talk about the offseason during the season, especially in a year where the Jacksonville Jaguars are in contention. However, with the recent events of this past bye week, which includes the Telvin Smith extension, and trading for Marcell Dareus, these moves affect the Jaguars cap going forward, and also who they will be able to re-sign.

Let’s take a look at a few intriguing guys.

Jacksonville Jaguars are winners during the trade deadline in 2017 -
For this first time in a decade, the Jacksonville Jaguars look like a legitimate playoff contender. They sit tied for the AFC South lead with an underwhelming Tennessee Titans squad and they have a comically easy schedule over the back half of the season.

While folks still have questions about Blake Bortles and the offense, nobody is questioning the Jacksonville defense.