Who is the Jaguars’ most overrated player?

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Considering the Jacksonville Jaguars are coming off a 1-15 season that resulted in the No. 1 overall pick, there aren’t many players on the team that could be called “overrated.” But even on struggling teams, there are players that don’t live up to expectations, or in this case, their contract.

According to Pro Football Network, offensive tackle Cam Robinson is Jacksonville’s most overrated player.

You can put either of the Jacksonville offensive tackles here. Although I believe Travis Etienne is a stellar athlete, the Jaguars could have used an upgrade at OT instead of an RB. In each of the last two years, Robinson has allowed 11 sacks, with his 2020 total being behind only teammate Jawaan Taylor. Moreover, Robinson accumulated 30+ blown blocks and committed 5+ penalties every season outside of 2018 when he played just two games.

While neither Robinson nor Taylor has been dominant, Taylor has been the more promising player to this point. Further, he’s still on his rookie deal, while Robinson was given a hefty payday with the franchise tag this offseason.

Injuries have been an issue for him throughout his first four seasons, and even when he’s stayed healthy, he’s been inconsistent on the field. Many thought Jacksonville would try to upgrade the tackle spot this offseason and move on from Robinson.

After options like Trent Williams and Orlando Brown fell through, the only remaining option was the draft. But the 2021 tackle class wasn’t ideal, and though the team drafted potential future starter in Walker Little, he’s considered a project player who won’t contribute much as a rookie.

Robinson’s future on the Jags is murky beyond this season and barring a breakout year, the team is almost certain to let him walk. But in the meantime, he’ll be tasked with protecting Trevor Lawrence’s blindside, and Jacksonville will expect him to hold his own, overrated or not.