The 2021 Jacksonville Jaguars will look quite a bit different than their 2020 counterpart, in large part because the entire coaching staff has been upended and replaced and the team picked a quarterback with the first overall pick. The team is also going through with a change in defensive schemes, so even that will look quite different.
Training camp starts just around the corner, so we can start looking through the positions to get an idea of where we are and what we can look to.
Next up, the wide receiver position.
Entering 2021 training camp, the Jaguars receiver position is at a spot it hasn’t been at in quite a while. The receiver position looks like it will be a strength for at least this season and potentially beyond. The starting wide receiver group appears that it is going to be D.J. Chark, Marvin Jones Jr., and Laviska Shenault Jr. The starting three receivers will be the main rotation and all over different strengths to the offense. Chark appears to be in incredible shape, Shenault flexed his playmaking ability and versatility as a rookie, a role that should only expand with Urban Meyer at the helm, and Jones is a savvy reliable and consistent veteran.
The starting trio is set, but the depth at receiver might be the strongest it’s ever been for the Jaguars. Collin Johnson returns after a solid rookie season and should be more involved going forward. Veterans Laquan Treadwell and Pharaoh Cooper might add some special teams ammo. The Jaguars added some interesting rookies to the mix as well such as Jalen Camp, Josh Imatorbhebhe and Tim Jones. The team also signed Phillip Dorsett in the offseason, who has been a solid No. 4-5 receiver in the NFL, as few as a couple of other veterans like Josh Hammond and Jamal Agnew.