Jacksonville Jaguars: Terrelle Pryor or DeVier Posey in the Supplemental Draft?

The Natural OneContributor IJune 20, 2011

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 04:  (M) Quarterback Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Ohio State Buckeyes is helped off the field by a member of the Buckeyes support team after the Buckeyes 31-26 victory against the Arkansas Razorbacks during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome on January 4, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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Trading up to acquire Blaine Gabbert and Will Rackley left the Jacksonville Jaguars with only five picks in the 2011 NFL draft. Would it behoove them to sacrifice a pick or two from 2012 to get some quicker help at the WR position?

Obviously, it would not make sense for them to select Terrelle Pryor in the supplemental draft strictly as a QB, since they are well stocked at the position, but a growing contingent seems to think that Pryor is more likely to be drafted as a WR conversion project. He certainly has the classic tools for the position: 6'6", 240 lbs. with 4.4 speed in the 40. With training he could probably put up similar numbers to those Matt Jones and Calvin Johnson did at the combine, and he is the same size.

DeVier Posey, also suspended in the improper benefits scandal at Ohio State, is in a similar situation at the moment. While neither has officially declared for the supplemental draft, there is a strong chance that one or both will. Posey is smaller (6'1", 215 lbs.), but was a 5-star recruit prospect at WR. Posey has a good combination of size and speed, and he put up solid numbers in his first three years at the college level.