Lamm at Large

LAMM AT LARGE: Henderson just the latest Jags 1st round miss

todaySeptember 29, 2021

When the Jaguars shipped C.J. Henderson, the 9th overall draft pick in 2020, and a 5th round pick to Carolina for a 3rd round pick and a journeyman tight end, it marked another 1st-round draft mistake for the franchise.
That got me to thinking: exactly how bad have the Jaguars drafted since 2000? Concentrating only on top 10 picks, they have had an incredible 16 such picks over the last two decades. They should have laid a foundation for success.
But out of those 16 picks, only John Henderson and Eugene Monroe were solid, above average players. The jury is still out on Josh Allen and Trevor Lawrence.   Byron Leftwich, Reggie Williams, Tyson Alualu and Blake Bortles were average at best.
Derrick Harvey, Luke Joeckel, Justin Blackmon and Blaine Gabbert were true busts. And then there were the malcontents — Jalen Ramsey, Leonard Fournette, Dante Fowler and Henderson.
Could the Jaguars have drafted worse?

Written by: Taylor Doll

Previous post


Top 5 Sports Stars Who Are Gambling Ambassadors

Top 5 Sports Stars Who Are Gambling Ambassadors Source: Pixabay Sports betting and gambling don’t have the easiest time when marketing their services. Even when they air the commercials during events that are predominantly viewed by their target audience, they need to seek alternative marketing channels or rely on a non-traditional form of advertising. One way of doing that is relying on celebrities who don’t mind being their brand ambassadors. Many athletes also love to either gamble or place bets, […]

todaySeptember 29, 2021