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Jaguars again 'win' free agency, but will it mean wins in the AFC South?

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Jaguars make splash with Bouye (0:49)

Herm Edwards, Tedy Bruschi and Bill Polian agree Tom Coughlin is doing everything in his power to turn the Jaguars into a winner with the addition of CB A.J. Bouye. (0:49)

Which team in the division improved itself most through free agency? ESPN's AFC South reporters make their picks:

Sarah Barshop, Houston Texans reporter: The Jaguars certainly made the biggest moves to improve their defense, adding cornerback A.J. Bouye and defensive tackle Calais Campbell -- two of the top six of ESPN's 150 best free agents. The numbers alone are huge, as they spent more than $160 million in the first two weeks of free agency. But the Jaguars are perennial offseason winners -- this is the second straight offseason that Jacksonville has spent the most money in the NFL during free agency -- so it is up to them to make their spending finally translate into wins on the field. Jacksonville spent the money to shore their defense, but they still have questions on the other side of the ball.

Michael DiRocco, Jacksonville Jaguars reporter: On paper, it's the Jaguars. Adding Bouye and safety Barry Church to a secondary that already included Jalen Ramsey and Tashaun Gipson should make it very tough on opposing quarterbacks. Campbell gives them much-needed consistency and production in the pass rush to go along with interior stud Malik Jackson and young edge rushers Yannick Ngakoue and Dante Fowler Jr. The Jaguars had the No. 6 overall defense last season but still gave up 25 points per game and too often the defense couldn't make a critical stop or get off the field when it mattered most. The unit should be significantly better in 2017. Theoretically, anyway. Remember, the Jaguars "won" free agency and the draft last season and ended up with just three victories and a front-office overhaul. The team did little on offense in free agency other than trading for left tackle Branden Albert. The offensive line is still a big issue, and no one knows if Blake Bortles is the long-term answer at quarterback, so the additions on defense might not make much of a difference in the standings.

Paul Kuharsky, Tennessee Titans reporter: Probably Jacksonville. Campbell looks to be the highest-impact player on a line that should fare well rushing the quarterback and slowing the run. And Bouye is probably the second-most impactful guy coming in. He and Ramsey make for a strong starting combo in a division where DeAndre Hopkins and T.Y. Hilton loom large. Church is a starter, though he didn't outplay the guy he's replacing, Johnathan Cyprien, last season. Can a team now overseen by Tom Coughlin and coached by Doug Marrone get better results with another solid class of veterans in place?

Mike Wells, Indianapolis Colts reporter: Don't laugh, but I'm going to say the Jaguars as back-to-back offseason champions on paper. Of course I'll regret this decision by Week 3 next season, because I thought they improved themselves last offseason only to end up going 3-13 and firing head coach Gus Bradley before the season ended. You can't forget about the addition of Coughlin as Jacksonville's VP of football operations. That's a move that will help the Jaguars in the long run.