5 Potential Jaguars Cuts

The first roster cutdown is over, but the team must trim 22 players by Saturday to get to their "final 53." We take a look at a few players who could be fighting for jobs during Thursday's preseason finale.

The Jaguars need to prune their roster by delivering some bad news to 22 guys by Saturday's deadline. We're going to take a closer look at some names you know who could be on the hot seat.

Mike Brewster- Brewster started the team's first two preseason games at center and has played himself into a right guard/4th quarter role. Two Brewster snaps sailed over Chad Henne's head in the first preseason game, and he missed assignments and was handled in the second. His stock seems to be plummeting and he needs a good game Thursday to stay on the Jaguars roster for the third straight year.

Ace Sanders- Ace's play on the field hasn't been a problem…..because Ace hasn't played at all this preseason. Sanders is facing a four-game suspension from the NFL and missed all of training camp while getting himself some help. His biggest problem has been Allen Hurns, who has looked brilliant and will earn a roster spot, possibly his.

Andre Branch- The former second round pick had a great highlight interception in last Friday's game, as he dropped in coverage and looked very natural catching the football. Unfortunately, there are no plans that we know of to convert him to tight end anytime soon and his primary job is to rush the passer and he hasn't done it well. This front office didn't draft Branch and has no real connection to him. Don't be surprised if he doesn't make the roster.

Jordan Todman- Basically handed the backup running back job to Toby Gerhart, Todman has done almost nothing to hold the position. He has struggled with his vision, hasn't shown an explosive burst and hasn't been able to break tackles this preseason. The Jaguars have younger options in Denard Robinson and Storm Johnson that have simply outperformed Todman. JT is going to need a good game Thursday night.

Geno Hayes- The veteran linebacker has been hurt for much of camp and received his first action last Friday night where he played fine, but didn't stand out. With a guaranteed salary if he makes the opening day roster, we're not sure if Hayes has stood out quite enough for the team to take a chance on him.

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