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2017 dueling mock drafts: Mel Kiper vs. Todd McShay on the Jaguars pick

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ESPN has been releasing so many mock drafts from Mel Kiper, Jr. and Todd McShay that it makes sense to release a dueling mock draft — and they have very different ideas of what the Jacksonville Jaguars should do.

Below is what both Kiper and McShay think the Jaguars should do with the No. 4 overall pick later this month.

4. Jacksonville Jaguars

Kiper: Jonathan Allen, DL, Alabama

The Jaguars are trying to be competitive, and I don't think they're giving up on Blake Bortles yet. And Todd's absolutely right about Allen, who would probably slot in at defensive tackle next to 2016 big-money signing Malik Jackson. Let Allen get after quarterbacks and disrupt running games.

McShay: Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU

The Jaguars could easily go with LSU safety Jamal Adams here, but they've spent loads of draft capital and free-agent money on their defense in recent years and need more offensive playmakers. Enter Fournette, who would give Jacksonville instant stability at running back. He has a rare combination of size (240 pounds), speed (4.51 40) and power.

I could see either of these happening in the first round but there’s only one I’d be happy with — Jonathan Allen. I don’t think Leonard Fournette’s value matches up with that high of a pick and this team needs a defensive end opposite Yannick Ngakoue badly.

What do you think? Whose pick would you be most happy with?


Which pick would you rather have?

This poll is closed

  • 49%
    Jonathan Allen
    (871 votes)
  • 50%
    Leonard Fournette
    (887 votes)
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