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Tony Pauline, the TFY Draft expert, will answer questions e-mailed in or posted related to the Jaguars each week up until the college draft. Click here to read his answers for this week.


Who are the Jaguars looking at as the overall #1 pick? I mean like if this guy was left they would take him in an instant. Also, what do the Jags plan to do this off-season to upgrade their offense? If they plan to take a cornerback like Newman (please not Trufant) how are they going to get double-covers of J. Smith? There offense is O.K. but it has plenty of room for improvement, and if they plan to improve it when?

Taylor Landram

>>Corner is a prioirty. If Newman slips they would try to get up and snap him otherwise Trufant is the man. They will take a recevier in the first day.<<

There has been a lot of talk about the Jaguars drafting OT Jordan Gross in the first round, which just doesn't seem to make sense since they used a 2nd round pick on Mike Pearson last year. There is also some talk about the Saints wanting to trade up for CB Marcus Trufant. What do you think the Jags will do with their first round pick - take Gross or trade down to the Saints?

Jim from Kansas City

>>Corner is a prioirty. If Newman slips they would try to get up and snap him otherwise Trufant is the man. They will take a recevier in the first day. The Gross rumors have little validty<<

I heard something that former Michigan QB and now New York Yankee Drew Henson could be eligible for the NFL draft? If so, would the Jaguars be willing to draft him?

Tom from Jacksonville

>>Henson is eligble for the draft but will not leave baseball as he'd have to pony up millions of dollars to get out of his contract.<<

Are you hearing that the Jaguars would like to trade up for Andre Johnson? What would they have to give up to get him?

Mike from Green Cove Springs, Florida

>>That is the player they wanted early but he is out of their range and they have too many holes to fill. They will not target just one player<<

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