Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Five Jaguars to Watch in Tonight's Preseason Game

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Five Jaguars to Watch in Tonight's Preseason Game

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QUENTIN GROVES

DEFENSIVE END

The Jaguars' second-round draft pick could develop into part of the solution for the team's pass-rushing woes, especially with first-round pick Derrick Harvey still a holdout. Groves has impressed with his speed through the first two weeks of camp. But against the Falcons tonight, the Jaguars are looking to see how well Groves holds the point of attack.

JUSTIN DURANT

OUTSIDE LINEBACKER

The second-year pro is fighting Clint Ingram for the starting weakside linebacker job. So far, neither has made a significant move toward winning the job. Durant appears to be more mobile than Ingram, which makes him a better defender against the pass.

CLINT INGRAM

OUTSIDE LINEBACKER

Entering his third season, Ingram continues to deal with nagging ankle injuries, which gives Durant a slight edge in the fight for the starting linebacker spot. Ingram is considered more powerful at the point of attack than Durant is.

RICHARD COLLIER

OFFENSIVE TACKLE

Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio said it appears that incumbent Khalif Barnes is beginning to separate himself from Collier in the competition for the start at left tackle. …

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