The Jacksonville Jaguars had an eventful offseason — signing A.J. Bouye and Calais Campbell in free agency and then solidifying their run game with Leonard Fournette and Cam Robinson with the top two picks in the 2017 NFL Draft.
There were a lot of moves the team made, and Brad Gagnon of Bleacher Report decided to opine on what he thought the best and worst offseason moves were for every team.
Here are his thoughts on the Jaguars:
The best: Drafted Leonard Fournette
A no-brainer. The No. 4 overall pick out of LSU is built to dominate as a running back at any level and comes from a program that should have him ready to do so immediately in 2017.
He averaged 6.2 yards per carry during his three years in the SEC and is the favorite in Vegas to win Offensive Rookie of the Year.
The worst: Signed Barry Church
While the Jags spent big bucks on new defensive starters Calais Campbell and A.J. Bouye, it was disappointing to see them let Johnathan Cyprien go after Pro Football Focus graded him as the best run-stopping safety in the NFL last season.
Instead, they inexplicably signed the older and less talented Church at a higher cost.
The worst move of the offseason was signing Barry Church? The team had a need at strong safety and found a guy better than they had who would agree to a $26 million deal over four years. Pro Football Focus is the only outlet I’ve seen that thinks as highly as Johnathan Cyprien as they do.
Funny enough, signing Cyprien was Gagnon’s best move for the Tennessee Titans.
What do you think were the best and worst moves during the offseason for the Jaguars? Let us know in the comments below!