2012 NFL Draft: Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers trade picks

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 02: Justin Blackmon #81 and Isaiah Anderson #82 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys celebrate after Blackmon caught a 17-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter against the Stanford Cardinal during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl on January 2, 2012 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

The Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded picks. Tampa Bay was slotted to draft No. 5 overall but have swapped picks with Jacksonville, who began the day with the No. 7 pick. The Buccaneers will also receive the Jaguars' fourth round pick.

The Jaguars are likely jumping up to take wide receiver Justin Blackmon, who they have been linked to all season long. Blackmon is arguably the best wide receiver in this draft class, but he is not an elite prospect, so jumping up to No. 5 to take him is a bit reckless.

The bottom line is that Blaine Gabbert needs some help, and Shad Khan is hoping that Blackmon will provide that.

For more on the Jacksonville Jaguars, check out Big Cat Country.

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