Six WR's Not Enough for Jaguars?

When final cuts were made, the Jaguars kept six wide receivers, which is more than usual for an NFL team. It was easy to see why they made the decision to keep six at the position, as projected number one guy Jerry Porter is still recovering from hamstring surgery, and Jones and Northcutt have pending legal issues. Find out who else the Jaguars are working out at wide receiver this week…

Six wide receivers may not be enough for the Jaguars as they are working out undrafted free agent Darrell Blackman from N.C. State, who was waived by receiver-rich Detroit earlier this summer.

Blackman is a strong but short wide receiver, as his size more resembles that of a running back at 5'11", 210 lbs. The former Williamsport, Pennsylvania native ran the 40 in the low 4.4's, and offers straight-line speed and dependable hands. He has a 38.5" vertical leap, a 10' broad jump, and a 4.31 20-yard shuttle.

Scout NFL Draft Expert Chris Steuber had this scouting report on Blackman—

Darrell is a very good return specialist. He doesn't have game breaking speed, but he's a strong runner who possesses excellent vision. He's still developing his game as a receiver, but he runs good routes and has strong hands. He tends to round off some of his routes, which allows defenders to cut in front of him and make a play on the ball. But overall he has good ability and a chance to be a four or fifth receiver on a team and also be a solid return man in the NFL.

Blackman figures as more of a special teams player at the next level, and that is likely the role that Jacksonville could have in store for the former ACC standout.

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