NFL Draft 2011: Can the Jacksonville Jaguars Find a Pass-Rusher in the Draft?

March 28, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

NFL Draft 2011 Has The Jaguars Picking Late In the Draft With Needs on the Defensive Line
The Jacksonville Jaguars surprised a lot of people last year, making a run at the AFC South crown and giving the Indianapolis Colts all they could handle down the stretch.
However, the Jaguars fell short and appear to be a couple of pieces away from making it to the next level. One of those is the defensive line, where Jacksonville simply failed to get pressure on opposing quarterbacks, exposing its secondary all season long.
The Jaguars are set on finding someone to get after the quarterback in the draft, and there are plenty of options to choose from. ESPN's Todd McShay and Mel Kiper both have the Jaguars going with Aldon Smith out of Missouri. Smith is a bit of a project, but he certainly has the motor to get off of the edge and really create problems for opposing quarterbacks.
Jack Del Rio is in a position where he has to start putting results on the board and I'm not sure ...

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