Jacksonville Jaguars Senior Bowl Blog

JagsInsider.com caught up with Gus Bradley and we talked about prospects, needs and analytics.

Defense Will Rule The Draft

The Jaguars have done a nice job addressing their offense in previous drafts, and it's time to bolster the other side of the ball.  

Although Gus Bradley said that they would consider all positions, even offense, the immediate need is on defense.  

A couple players on the defensive side of the ball who have stood out to Bradley are LSU linebacker Deion Jones and Eastern Kentucky defensive end/linebacker Noah Spence.  

Jones played most of his career on the inside and stands 6-foot-1, 230 pounds.  Spence is an ultra talented pass rusher who had some substance abuse issues at Ohio State which forced him to transfer to Eastern Kentucky. With a good Senior Bowl week, Spence could vault himself into the Top 15 of the draft, while Jones looks like a Day 2 selection. 

"We have the quarterback and now we need to build everything else," Bradley told JagsInsider.com.  "The Panthers did it that way.  They got Cam (Newton) then drafted (Luke) Kuechly, Star Lotulelei and Shaq Thompson.  Now they're in the Super Bowl."

Hopefully Bradley will be around long enough to experience the defensive fruits of the 2016 NFL Draft.  

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