Pre-Draft Team Needs: Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jaguars must address their issues on defense if they are to get back to the playoffs this season.

Players Added

Kassim Osgood/WR - For the first time in his career, Osgood will get a legitimate shot to play receiver. However, he figures to make his biggest impact on special teams.

Aaron Kampman/DE - Kampman was completely out of position in the 3-4 last season with the Green Bay Packers. He'll get to play in a 4-3 this season with his new team. However, Kampman has a lot to prove considering he's coming off an ACL injury.

Players Lost

Torry Holt/WR - He added solid veteran leadership last season, but Holt proved he can no longer be a productive starter. He fits in as a No. 3 receiver at this point in his career.

Tra Thomas/OT - He probably can play a few more years as a backup left tackle.

Rob Meier/DT - The veteran defensive lineman didn't play last season due to injury.

Pre-Draft Team Needs

Wide Receiver - Other than fourth-year WR Mike Sims-Walker, the Jaguars have no proven receivers at the position. And in Sims-Walker's case, he only put up good production in one season.

Defensive End - Transitioning back to a 4-3 defensive scheme is a good idea based on the personnel Jacksonville has on the defensive side of the ball. While they signed Kampman, he's no sure thing to be back where he was before his injury. Jacksonville only had 13 sacks last season, so adding at least one more pass rusher seems like a smart move on their part.

Quarterback - Some league sources believe the team showed interest in veteran QB Donovan McNabb before he was eventually traded to the Washington Redskins. With that said, Jacksonville may not believe veteran QB David Garrard is the long-term answer at the position. While Garrard is signed through 2014, it's believed that he has no guaranteed money left in his deal. He also carries high base salaries for each remaining season of the contract.

Other Issues to Address

Cornerback Depth

Offensive Tackle Depth

Running Back Depth

Center Depth

Outside Linebacker Depth

Defensive Tackle Depth

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