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The Jacksonville Jaguars had fewer sacks than any other team in the NFL save the Chicago Bears, who had the same amount (31) the Jaguars had.
The three main defensive ends Jacksonville uses—Tyson Alualu, Andre Branch and Jason Babin—were all ranked in the bottom half of the 4-3 defensive ends ranked by Pro Football Focus (subscription link). Alualu and Babin were in the bottom 15 out of 52 players ranked on the list.
Suffice to say, anything would be an improvement.
Clowney would instantly step into a starting gig, likely replacing Alualu first and foremost. Since being selected 10th overall and shifting over from tackle to end, Alualu has struggled, and Clowney would allow him to move back inside.
With Clowney on the left side in place of Alualu, Branch and Babin could continue to rotate on the right, or one could switch off with Clowney as well.
Also, keep in mind that Babin is 33 yards old and is two years away from a new contract. Clowney could also be the long-term replacement for Babin.
Instead of having to decide whether or not to re-sign Babin at the same time Branch’s contract comes up, the Jaguars would have Clowney already locked down and could then just concentrate on Branch.
While he might struggle a bit as teams would have an easier time focusing on him here as opposed to some of the other teams around this spot, Clowney has the talent to overcome that in short order.