The Jacksonville Jaguars braintrust should keep a close watch on every top pass-rusher and touted quarterback at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, as these are the two major areas of need on a rebuilding team otherwise featuring more talent than many acknowledge.
One of the Jags' top targets should be premier rush linebacker Anthony Barr out of UCLA, and a precision passer like Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater may be near the top of the team's list of franchise quarterbacks in waiting. Second-tier prospects at these positions include Texas rush end Jackson Jeffcoat as well as Fresno State's rocket-armed passer Derek Carr.
But beyond the group of highly touted and familiar names, there is room for clutch or intriguing sleepers. That group includes a scheme suitable defensive tackle as well as an unheralded workhorse running back.
Following is a collection of touted talents, prospects and sleepers the Jags should watch closely at the combine, starting with the pass-rushers.