In light on the recent Aaron Colvin suspension many draft pundits, Jaguars radio personalities, and Jaguar fans are thinking the Jags should change their draft strategy and now think cornerback is a "need" moving forward.
There are several reasons why this train of thought makes ZERO since:
1. Aaron Colvin's suspension is for FOUR games. FOUR. He will only be gone 1/4 of the season... you don't change your draft strategy to replace a guy who will only miss four games at the beginning of the season.
2. There is already decent depth behind Colvin. The Jaguars have Demetrius McCray, an underrated cover corner, Nick Marshall, a physical freak who is still learning the position, and Dwayne Gratz, an underachiever, but still a great depth guy who can make plays in space and is a very good tackler.
3. The Jaguars knew about this suspension for a while and planned accordingly by bringing in Prince Amukamara, a former first round pick, who when healthy is one of the more consistent cover guys in the league. Amukamara will start opposite Davon House from day one.
4. There are much greater positions of need that provide better value than CB early in the draft. The Jaguars SHOULD add at least one edge rusher, one interior lineman, and one linebacker before even thinking about addressing the cornerback position.
But, who knows... The Jags will probably take Hargreaves with the 5th pick... because Jaguars.
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