Jaguars Free Agent Targets Part 4

The Jacksonville Jaguars will enter free agency loaded with cap room, cash and needs to fill. We will examine 10 players from the Sports database and examine whether they would be good fits for the Jags. We move on to the players from 11-20.

Free Agent #11 - Jermichael Finley, Green Bay Packers

Finley is a playmaker at the tight end position with questionable hands but he does have the speed and body control to create mismatches over the middle of the field. If the Jaguars didn't give Marcedes Lewis a new contract prior to the 2011 season Finley could have been in play.

Free Agent #12 - Mike Wallace, Pittsburgh Steelers

Although Wallace is an ultra-talented deep threat that any team would love to have, he's a restricted free agent and he will likely be tendered at a first round level. Wallace would solve a problem for Jacksonville, but it's foolish to give up a Top 10 pick and have to pay him upwards of $50 million.

Free Agent #13 - Vincent Jackson, San Diego Chargers

Representing a major team need, Vincent Jackson is certainly in play for the Jaguars. Jackson has torched Jacksonville in the past and he is a true number one receiver. Jackson's services will be highly sought after by many teams which will likely cause a bidding war. There's a good chance the team goes after Jackson but his off-the-field issues (DUI) could keep the team from going "all-in."

Free Agent #14 - Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City Chiefs

Dwayne Bowe is another elite wideout who has put up great numbers despite playing with mediocre to poor quarterbacks. Entering his second contract, Bowe is exactly the type of player the team would target but he's not likely to be completely free as the Chiefs are expected to use the franchise tag on him.

Free Agent #15 - DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles

Aside from Mike Wallace, DeSean Jackson is the best deep threat in this free agent class but like Wallace, Jackson isn't likely to be free. Reports out of Philadelphia say that Jackson will be given the franchise tender.

Free Agent #16 - Calais Campbell, Arizona Cardinals

Although Calais Campbell is a very good football player, he likely isn't going to be on the Jaguars radar as Campbell appears to be most effective as a 3-4 defensive end. With the success that the team had defensively in 2011, a full-time switch is doubtful.

Free Agent #17 - Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints

It's difficult to imagine there being 16 football players, much less 16 free agents better than Drew Brees. We figure that the NFL's single-season passing yardage record-holder is likely to be given the exclusive franchise tender thus taking him off the market for other suitors. If he somehow were to go on the market with a "regular" franchise tender, this should be a player that the Jaguars should move Heaven and Earth to try and acquire.

Free Agent #18 - Ben Grubbs, Baltimore Ravens

The Jaguars would ideally like to get younger on the interior of their offensive line but Grubbs will likely not be wearing any teal this fall. Grubbs isn't an elite guard and the team just spent a third-round draft pick on Will Rackley. The Baltimore Raven will likely receive more money than the Jaguars would be willing to spend.

Free Agent #19 - Jeremy Mincey, Jacksonville Jaguars

Cut from the team at least four times, the Jaguars and Mincey have shown their abilities to work with each other and last season that patience was rewarded. Mincey was the Jaguars best lineman and they will make him their highest priority to re-sign. If for some reason he goes somewhere else, Jacksonville will need to make a serious play for Cliff Avril or Mario Williams.

Free Agent #20 - Steve Johnson, Buffalo Bills

Stevie Johnson is another talented receiver in a very rich free agent class. Johnson will most certainly be on the team's radar but he's already negotiating a new deal with the Bills. Although they stand pretty far apart according to various reports, the Bills will likely use their franchise tag on their best receiver.

Charlie Bernstein is the NFL Insider for and ESPN 1080 and 1040 in Orlando/Tampa and Editor-in-Chief of Sports Media Interactive, covering the National Football League, NCAA, and National Basketball Association. Charlie covers the Jacksonville Jaguars for FoxSports and has been featured on the NFL Network and Sirius NFL Radio. Charlie is also a member of the Pro Football Writers of America. You can follow Charlie on Twitter @nflcharlie

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