Jaguars' Marcedes Lewis looking to make an impact on offense

Pro Bowl tight end knows success of passing game depends on him

By Vito Stellino

11:02 AM EDT, October 20, 2011


If the Jaguars are to get their passing game on track, they know where they have to start.

They need to get the ball to tight end Marcedes Lewis.

He made the Pro Bowl last year for the first time, catching 58 passes. He signed a five-year $34 million contract after the lockout with $17 million guaranteed.

In his prime at age 27, Lewis had established himself as one of the best tight ends in the league and was poised to become a regular at the Pro Bowl.

"I don't want to miss that again," Lewis said in August.

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