Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 6/20/13
Now that the Jacksonville Jaguars have signed their second and third round picks of 2013 NFL Draft, the team can focus on a having four starters on the back line set to begin training camp.And, the franchise can turn its attention to making sure Luke Joeckel is signed prior to the team coming back to begin practice.The team does not want a situation like last season with first round pick Justin Blackmon where the Oklahoma State wide receiver was 18 days late to training camp, the last first round pick to sign, was caught in legal trouble and was sluggish the first half of the season.In a story from Jacksonvllle.com, “The opening pick of the second round (No. 33), Cyprien will receive a $2,357,528 signing bonus and have a $994,382 salary cap number this year; Gratz the 64th overall pick, will receive $697,576 to sign and have a first-year cap figure of $579,394.”The team will reportedly also take a swing at released Green Bay Packers’ linebacker Desmond Bishop, who was released earlier this week and could fill a need of depth or fight for a starting slot in the middle of a revamped Jaguars' defensive unit.The main focus now should be on signing the big right tackle out of Texas A&M and making him the cornerstone of this franchise on the offensive line much like Tony Boselli was for so many years.The online story also said Cyprien and Gratz will be key components of the overhauled secondary that also includes veteran additions Alan Ball and Marcus Trufant at cornerback.Cyprien has been playing with the first unit most of training camp, having come in and dazzled coaches with his ability, at many times looking like he was a veteran on the field. He has also gained valuable experience in learning from defensive holdover Dwight Lowery, who had become a mentor to the Florida International player.Gratz came in and started working with the second unit, but was running with the first team last week at the mandatory mini camp held at EverBank Field’s practice facility.As for Joeckel right now, the transition of moving from the left side to the right side has appeared to be smooth. The team already has Eugene Monroe, a 2009 first round pick on the left side. According to Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com, “Joeckel received kudos for looking great over the weekend, which we'd expect. He was facing off against other rookies and tryout players.”In another story, which appears on NFL.com, Joeckel is one of eight of the first ten first round picks that remain unsigned at this time.Only Ezekiel Ansah of Detroit and Travon Austin of St. Louis have come to terms in the top 10. 
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