Doug Pederson: We expect a “sky is the limit” mentality with Trevor Lawrence

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One of Doug Pederson‘s top priorities in his first year as the Jaguars’ head coach is to further the development of quarterback Trevor Lawrence.

Last year’s No. 1 overall pick got 17 games of experience. But so much about and around the Jaguars organization was a complete mess under former head coach Urban Meyer that it’s no surprise that Lawrence didn’t look his best as a rookie.

Throughout the offseason, Pederson has been enthusiastic about Lawrence and his growth entering 2022. That trend continued in Pederson’s Monday press conference to open training camp on Monday.

“That’s the goal, obviously, is to make a significant jump in Year Two,” Pederson said. “And I think building off of last year, the fact that he played the entire season, we can build off of that and really expect kind of a ‘sky is the limit’ mentality with him. He’s in the same frame of mind as well, he wants to take that next step not only in his growth, but obviously leading this football team. So today is Day One of that and we’re just excited to be on the grass with him and the rest of the team.”

Lawrence finished his rookie season completing 59.6 percent of his passes for 3,641 yards with 12 touchdowns and 17 interceptions with the team going 3-14. But with improved coaching and better weapons around him, Lawrence is in a position to make that jump in 2022.

7 responses to “Doug Pederson: We expect a “sky is the limit” mentality with Trevor Lawrence

  1. Pretty decent stats for what a circus Lawrence was dealing with last year.Jags have a long way to go to be relevant but QB is set for them.Can’t wait to hear the morons throwing “bust” out on here.Hell TB or AR couldn’t make Urban Meyer look like a real NFL coach.The AFC is loaded with great young QBs in Mahomes,Allen,Herbert,Burrow,Jackson and have Lawrence,Jones,andZ.Wilson coming hard.

  2. Ah! Training camp! A time of unbridled optimism from all the teams. No reality yet to burst the excitement! That comes later.

  3. Lawrence has horrible misfortune of playing for one of the worst-run, perennially horrible, franchises in all of US sports. The guy is too talented and mentally adept, to be a bust. Hopefully, Pederson can coach him up.

  4. Why is Lawrence so coddled? Fields and Wilson were raked across the coals and their teams sucked too. Lawrence was clearly the worst of the three.

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