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Who would be on the all-time Jaguars 90-man roster?

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have started Phase 3 of their 2017 offseason with OTA practices on Tuesday morning. The roster currently stands at 90 and there will be dozens of tweaks, cuts, and moves to pare that roster down to 53 in time for the regular season opener.

But if you combined all the Jaguars rosters since their inception in 1995, what would be the ultimate 90-man roster?

Quarterbacks (4)

David Garrard

Mark Brunell

Byron Leftwich

Rob Johnson

The quarterback position has been relatively weak in the franchise’s history, which means I’m building the roster around the running game and efficient quarterback play. Blake Bortles doesn’t make this list because no quarterback — not even Blaine Gabbert — has been more volatile in his play.

Running backs (10)

Fred Taylor

Maurice Jones-Drew (KR)

Leonard Fournette

James Stewart

Natrone Means

Greg Jones

Tavian Banks

Stacey Mack

Jordan Todman

Le'Shai Maston (FB)

It’s kind of insane to think that the best two running backs in Jaguars history played together for three seasons. If the quarterback position is weak, I think this is where the Jaguars are strongest on offense. Leonard Fournette is one of the few current Jaguars players I’d put on this roster, not because he’s shown anything yet, but if you had a choice between him and, say, LaBrandon Toefield — who are you giving a spot to? (Sorry, LaBrandon.)

Wide receivers (11)

Jimmy Smith

Keenan McCardell

Allen Robinson

Andre Rison

Allen Hurns

Reggie Williams

Willie Jackson

Mike Sims-Walker

Ernest Wilford

Justin Blackmon

Reggie Barlow (PR)

Before anyone gives me grief about Willie Jackson, just know that the only receiver with a better catching percentage than him in the top 10 is Keenan McCardell. And Reggie Barlow was a hell of a punt return man.

Tight ends (5)

Marcedes Lewis

Pete Mitchell

Kyle Brady

George Wrighster

Damon Jones

You’d think a franchise that had Tom Coughlin for its first eight seasons would have better tight ends, but nope. I don’t think Pete Mitchell gets the respect he deserves and I think Kyle Brady gets too much of it.

Offensive linemen (13)

Tony Boselli

Leon Searcy

Brad Meester

Dave Widell

Vince Manuwai

Maurice Williams

Ben Coleman

Chris Naeole

Uche Nwaneri

Eugene Monroe

Zach Wiegert

Brandon Linder

Tony Pashos

Here’s where we get into the trenches with the heart and soul of this team. A starting five of Tony Boselli, Leon Searcy, Brad Meester, Ben Coleman, and Uche Nwaneri would be choice.

Defensive tackles (9)

Marcus Stroud

John Henderson

Malik Jackson

Gary Walker

Seth Payne

Roy Miller

Terrance Knighton

Sen’Derrick Marks

Tyson Alualu

Tom Coughlin knew how to evaluate linemen. He was responsible for picking the team’s best offensive linemen, signing the next-best two, and later got the best two interior defensive linemen in back-to-back years.

Defensive ends (9)

Tony Brackens

Paul Spicer

Jeff Lageman

Joel Smeenge

Renaldo Wynn

Rob Meier

Jeremy Mincey

Bobby McCray

Yannick Ngakoue

Another relatively weak group even if Tony Brackens — who was one of the most athletically gifted players to ever put on a Jaguars uniform — headlines it.

Linebackers (9)

Daryl Smith

Kevin Hardy

Mike Peterson

Justin Durant

Akin Ayodele

Telvin Smith

Clint Ingram

Geno Hayes

T.J. Slaughter

Imagine Daryl Smith, Kevin Hardy, and Mike Peterson in the same defensive backfield. Imagine it.

Cornerbacks (10)

Rashean Mathis

Jalen Ramsey

Aaron Beasley

A.J. Bouye

Brian Williams

Jason Craft

Deon Figures

Dave Thomas

Derek Cox

Fernando Bryant

This is one of the deeper position groups on the 90-man roster and it surprised me how many quality cornerbacks we’ve had — albeit only for a short time for each. Combine them all in one list and... it doesn’t look so bad.

Safeties (6)

Donovin Darius

Deon Grant

Chris Hudson

Reggie Nelson

Carnell Lake

Gerald Sensabaugh

In my opinion, Deon Grant is one of the most underrated Jaguars players ever and I’m including Rashean Mathis.

Special teams (4)

Josh Scobee

Mike Hollis

Bryan Barker

Joe Zelenka

I want a kicking competition between Josh Scobee and Mike Hollis and I want it now.