JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars' run on defensive players continued with defensive end Tyrone Holmes from Montana, the first of the team’s two sixth-round picks. It's the first time in franchise history the Jaguars have taken defensive players with their first five picks.
My take: The 6-foot-4, 250-pound Holmes is another pass-rush specialist, and the Jaguars see him playing Leo (pass-rushing end) and Otto (strongside linebacker that can rush and cover). Holmes ran a 4.59-second 40-yard dash, so he helps upgrade the Jaguars’ speed on defense, which was a priority for 2016. He’s considered a project and he'll have to contribute heavily on special teams to earn playing time early in his career.
Off-the-chart production: Holmes led FCS with 18 sacks last season (16 on his own) and finished his career with 34.5 sacks and 47 tackles for loss.