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Jaguars want to give Denard Robinson '10 to 15 snaps' per game

By Will Brinson | NFL Writer

Everyone thinks they know what's best for Denard Robinson. He should be a cornerback, a wideout, a running back, a quarterback, an athlete. The reality is he should be all of those things.

And it sounds like the Jaguars understand that -- general manager David Caldwell, speaking with with FOXSports.com's Alex Marvez on Sirius XM Radio, said the team wants to get Robinson "10 to 15 snaps" a game.

The idea of touches should be a dream scenario for Jaguars fans. Unfortunately, Marvez noted in his follow-up article to the interview that Robinson would get 10-15 snaps per game. That's a lot less cool if you're hoping Robinson could make a big difference.

Denard isn't a traditional football player. But he's an absolute weapon. Getting him the ball, particularly if you get him the ball in space, and utilizing him as a wideout/running back hybrid could make a devastating threat with the ball.

Robinson won't completely replace Maurice Jones-Drew (although fantasy owners may want to steer clear ...) and he's not a guarantee to be effective every time the ball is in his hands. He's not even guaranteed to touch the ball much during those 10-15 snaps.

But used properly, Robinson could represent stupendous value for the Jaguars after they rolled the dice on the the all-purpose Michigan threat in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Jacksonville fans might have plenty to be annoyed with this offseason, and the immediate future might not be glowing, but bright spots like Robinson will make the Jaguars a team to watch going forward.

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