The Jacksonville Jaguars need help at quarterback and there is one last chance to add to the roster before 2019 — the NFL trade deadline.
With several players not likely with the team next year, the Jaguars could be active this year. (I don’t think they will be, but they should be and they can be.)
Blake Bortles was better against the Eagles on Sunday, but it’s clear that the Jaguars need an alternative at the position. Taylor would give them a choice.
The Browns have committed to Baker Mayfield. They would still have Drew Stanton as a backup. Why not get a 2019 pick for Taylor while there’s still an opportunity to do so?
”Cleveland should try to get a fourth, and Jacksonville should offer a sixth,” an evaluator said. “A fifth could be the compromise.”
Of course, the things Bortles needs to win — great defense, strong running game — are things Taylor could use as well, which is one reason Jacksonville might stand pat.
Personally, I think you need to admit that the season will likely end without a playoff berth and therefore you need to start thinking about the future — and that begins and ends with the quarterback.
What do you think? Should the Jaguars go out and get a backup quarterback like Tyrod for a Day 3 pick? Or should they sit tight until free agency and the draft next year?