The Jaguars were pleased with their mini-camp last week and the play of some of their new draft picks, especially the two defensive tackles Tyson Alualu and D'Anthony Smith. More important however, was the play of linebacker Kirk Morrison who seemed to fit right into the scheme on defense and right into a team leader on that side of the ball.
Those three players were the most significant additions to the Jaguars roster (along with DE Aaron Kampman), all of whom should make the Jaguars a more competitive and physical team on defense this year. Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio was particularly displeased with the way the defense played down the stretch and vowed to make changes.
General manager Gene Smith did his part in bringing four quality players, two veterans and two rookies who will provide instant help. If the Jaguars can find a wide receiver and a veteran lineman sometime during training camp this fall, this will be a much improved team from 2009.
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