JACKSONVILLE – All quarterback all the time …
That’s how it’s likely to often feel when discussing the Jaguars and the 2019 NFL Draft, and it’s how the early versions of a bunch of early – really, really early – mock drafts feel.
Quarterback indeed was the position of choice for the Jaguars in the first jaguars.com 2019 Mock Draft tracker, with prominent draft analysts in recent days mocking three different quarterbacks to the Jaguars in the Top 10 of the April 25-27 2019 NFL Draft.
Eric Edholm of Pro Football Weekly, Tim Bielik of Cleveland.com, Rob Rang of NFLDraftscout.com and R.J. White of CBSSports.com all mocked Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins to the Jaguars – though some analysts projected the Jaguars needing to trade up from their current position at No. 7 to make the selection.
“Jacksonville is arguably the team that needs a quarterback more than anyone in the NFL right now after the Blake Bortles run appears to be over,” Bielik wrote.
“Haskins showed about as much as a one-year starter could at the quarterback position,” Trapasso wrote.
Ryan Wilson of CBS Sports projected the Jaguars trading up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to get the No. 5 selection to take Haskins.
“The Jaguars get their franchise quarterback,” Wilson wrote.
Jason McIntyre of The Big Lead and Matt Miller of Bleacher Report mocked Duke quarterback Daniel Jones to the Jaguars at No. 7.
Vinny Iyer of the Sporting News mocked West Virginia quarterback Will Grier to the Jaguars and called him “the kind of passer and personality Jacksonville needs as the new face of its franchise.”
Here’s the first jaguars.com 2019 mock draft/pro day tracker:
Mocker, Affiliation (Date): Player, position, school
Ryan Wilson, CBSSports.com (1/7): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No. 5, trade with Tampa Bay)
Vinnie Iyer, Sporting News (1/7): Will Grier, QB, West Virginia
Dan Kadar, SB Nation (1/7): Greg Little, OT, Mississippi
Tim Bielik, Cleveland.com (1/3): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State
Eric Edholm, Pro Football Weekly (1/3): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State
Jason McIntyre, The Big Lead (1/2): Daniel Jones, QB, Duke
R.J. White, CBSSports.com (1/2): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State (No. 4, trade with Oakland)
Ryan Wilson, CBSSports.com (1/2): Byron Murphy, CB, Washington
Matt Miller, Bleacher Report (12/31): Daniel Jones, QB, Duke
Rob Rang, NFLDraftscout.com (12/31): Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State
Dan Kadar, SB Nation (12/31): Greg Little, OT, Mississippi