Jaguars procuring former top-10 decide C.J. Henderson only one yr after drafting cornerback, per report


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Coming into the primary yr of a brand new regime, the Jaguars might arguably use each younger expertise they’ll get. However with the City Meyer and Trevor Lawrence period only a month from kicking off, Jacksonville seems to be procuring one in every of its prime younger investments. In accordance with ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, the Jaguars have given the impression to different groups that they are keen to commerce 2020 first-round decide C.J. Henderson only a yr after drafting the cornerback No. 9 general.

Henderson and the Jaguars are in good standing, Fowler reported Sunday, and the second-year cowl man simply returned from COVID-19 reserve this week, presumably to renew beginning reps in coaching camp. However Jacksonville apparently likes its different cornerbacks sufficient to dangle Henderson, who joined the workforce below the earlier Doug Marrone-Dave Caldwell regime, on the commerce block. The Jags could very properly maintain the 22-year-old nook, per Fowler, however “a number of workforce execs imagine” he is already accessible.

Henderson noticed his 2020 rookie season hindered by a groin damage, lacking eight video games and beginning the opposite eight with blended outcomes. A Florida standout previous to starting his NFL profession, he managed six cross deflections and one interception for a porous Jacksonville secondary, which bought a number of reinforcements this offseason. The workforce’s greatest additions got here within the type of former Seahawks veteran Shaquill Griffin, who landed a three-year, $44.5 million contract in free company; and Georgia product Tyson Campbell, one other nook drafted thirty third general this April.

As of now, Henderson remains to be slated to open 2021 as one of many Jags’ beginning corners reverse Griffin, with Campbell, Tre Herndon and Sidney Jones as the highest reserves.



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