Grading The Draft

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  • Mel Kiper's 2017 draft grades

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Best play from Jaguars training camp practice e No. 1: Blake Bortles' TD pass to Leonard Fournette happened because linebacker Telvin Smith got caught between the two players. Bortles scrambled to his right and had no one in front of him inside the numbers. Smith was forced to choose between sticking with Fournette and Bortles and hesitated a second before taking a step toward Bortles. That allowed Bortles to easily loft a pass to a wide-open Fournette who raced down the sideline.

Michael DiRocco, ESPN Staff Writer

Jaguars

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This shows you how much the Jaguars think of Brandon Linder: Even though he has yet to make a Pro Bowl, his reported $24 million guarantee is more than every center in the league except Alex Mack ($28.5 million) and Travis Frederick ($28.162 million). Linder's contract includes more guaranteed money than that of Miami's Mike Pouncey, Pittsburgh's Maurkice Pouncey, Carolina's Ryan Kalil, and New Orleans' Max Unger. Those four players have combined to make 15 Pro Bowls and five All-Pro teams.

Michael DiRocco, ESPN Staff Writer

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