"It's done," Joeckel said Thursday, per The Florida Times-Union. "I'm trying to throw it out of my mind. I've just got to play football now at a fast and strong level. I can't think of myself as an injured, pathetic guy."
The Jaguars don't see him that way, either. Not after using the No. 2 overall pick in last year's draft on a blocker they hope will man the bookend spot into the next decade.
"In some aspects, he'll be going through his rookie year again," coach Gus Bradley told the newspaper. "But he was pretty mature when he came in."
The potential for improvement up front is one reason we're banking on a "Making the Leap" campaign from newly acquired backfield "horse" Tony Gerhardt.