The 2018 NFL Draft and free agency have come and gone, and while there will be some late additions and roster moves, this is pretty much what the Jacksonville Jaguars have heading into the 2018 NFL season. We can start breaking down the roster and seeing where the strengths and weaknesses are, including pointing out where the biggest hole on the roster is.
According to Football Outsiders, the biggest remaining hole on the Jaguars roster is at the tight end position.
Biggest hole: Tight end
In their search for help for quarterback Blake Bortles, the Jaguars added wide receiver D.J. Chark in the second round but did not address tight end. Free-agent addition Austin Seferian-Jenkins is no more than a stopgap solution and was the least valuable receiving tight end in the league last season by FO metrics. He also probably is a downgrade as a blocker from Marcedes Lewis. As long as Bortles plays well, the weakness at tight end should not affect Jacksonville too much.
I can get behind this line of thinking with the context being that while it is probably the biggest hole, it’s not necessarily a crippling hole on the roster. I think Austin Seferian-Jenkins is an upgrade in the receiving department over Marcedes Lewis, but probably a downgrade in the blocking department. Not to say that ASJ is a poor blocker, but it’s a downgrade none-the-less.
After ASJ is kind of a mish-mash of guys, same as it was the past few seasons beyond the starting tight end.
What do you think is the biggest hole on the Jaguars roster?