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Anonymous Coach Reveals What He's Hearing About The Jaguars

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence.

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - NOVEMBER 07: Trevor Lawrence #16 of the Jacksonville Jaguars prepares to snaps the ball during the first quarter in the game against the Buffalo Bills at TIAA Bank Field on November 07, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)

Most mock drafts have Michigan pass-rusher Aidan Hutchinson going No. 1 to the Jacksonville Jaguars. But according to some inside sources around the league, that pick may not be a forgone conclusion.

In a recent column for Fansided, NFL insider Matt Lombardo surveyed a dozen executives, coaches, scouts, and a GM to get some insight on the Jags' expected pick at No. 1.

“They could easily go pass-rusher, but it’s the worst kept secret that Doug Pederson wants to go offense with that pick," one anonymous AFC coach reportedly said.

In this year's defense-heavy draft, there are very few offensive options that would be worth spending a No. 1 overall pick -- especially at the skill positions. If Doug Pederson and the Jags do elect to go offense with this year's top pick, it would likely come at the offensive line position.

“They’ll take the best available tackle. Whoever they think that is. They have to get that line right," an anonymous NFC coordinator reportedly said.

Jacksonville will be the first team on the clock at this year's NFL draft Day 1 on April 28.

Who do you think Jaguars should take with their No. 1 overall pick?