Jaguars wide receivers are getting better every day

Does Jacksonville have a playmaker at wide receiver?

Jaguars receiver Dede Westbrook makes a catch during an Aug. 2 practice. (John Raoux, The Associated Press)
Jaguars receiver Dede Westbrook makes a catch during an Aug. 2 practice. (John Raoux, The Associated Press) (Associated Press)

BALTIMORE, Maryland – The Jaguars wide receivers room is filled with young faces that are still working to make their mark in the NFL.

When you look at the names on the list, it is not hard to see why many people see this position as a question mark. Can Dede Westbrook be the guy? Can Keelan Cole bounce back from last season? Can Chris Conley be a big contributor on offense? Will DJ Chark be ready to make a leap in his second year?

There are definitely more questions than answers right now. With the season right around the corner, that isn’t a good thing.

With Lee still recovering from his injury, Conley, Westbrook and Chark appear to be the Jaguars top receivers.
The newly signed Conley has been in the NFL for five seasons has asserted himself as a leader in the receivers room. Conley has looked good so far through training camp, even putting Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith on skates during 1 on 1’s. But can Conley transfer that to the regular season?

His best statistical season in the league came in 2016, and Conley had 530 receiving yards and no touchdowns that year. 


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