These four moves by the Jacksonville Jaguars should help this team succeed in 2017 – Jacksonville – Jacksonville Jaguars News

These four moves by the Jacksonville Jaguars should help this team succeed in 2017 – Jacksonville – Jacksonville Jaguars News

These four moves by the Jacksonville Jaguars should help this team succeed in 2017

Statistics can be deceiving.

In the last six games of the season the Jaguars ran for over 125 yards on the ground, a far cry from the 101 yards the team averaged for the entire 2016 season. If Jacksonville had kept that kind fo pace for the entire season, it would have finished fifth overall in rushing in the NFL.

Blake Bortles was a more affective quarterback, with a better running game. The Jaguars offensive line played better with Patrick Omameh at guard, who replaced Luke Joeckel after he suffered a knee injury.

The moral of the story is the Jaguars’ quarterback play was poor the first 10 games of the season, but there was improvement towards the end of the year. Also, a strong running game aided the passing game.

For those reasons, it gives me hope this team could be an 8-8 franchise.  Laugh, if you want to.

The Jaguars were heavily active once again this offseason, signing free agents and drafting player who could make an impact this season. It’s something fans have heard the past two offseasons. But with new management in place, a new head coach and a new blueprint, maybe these moves will change the course of history for this beleaguered franchise.

These are the four biggest offseason moves that will impact the Jaguars this season.

Calais Campbell – The defensive end was brought in to help with pass rush and run defense. But the impact the former Arizona Cardinals star has had in the locker room in a short period of time has been “special.”

Campbell isn’t a double-digit sack guy and won’t be mistaken for…

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