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Days after the Falcons lost director of player personnel David Caldwell to the Jaguars, they’ve promoted from within to replace him. The Falcons announced that Lionel Vital, formerly the associate director of player personnel, has been moved up a notchUpvote Share Tweet
Jaguars' search plan for next coach: Is it wait-and-see?Part I of his off-season remodeling complete with the hiring of general manager Dave Caldwell on Tuesday, Jaguars owner Shad Khan has now shifted into a support-and-observe role. The Jaguars’ current power structure will have the new coach reporting toUpvote Share TweetPer a report by ESPN, the Jaguars will interview current defensive coordinator Mel Tucker next week. Tucker served as the Jaguars’ interim coach to finish the 2011 season (2-3 record). In the last month, he has interviewed for the head coaching positionUpvote Share Tweet
Sports Rants & Raves: Jaguars GM shortsighted on Tim TebowI believe that the new general manager's premature remarks about Tim Tebow reflected a "slap-in-the-face" attitude toward his many fans of which I am one. Caldwell right ... Caldwell is a good hire. He is young and worked for winning teams. He…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 11, 2013Everyone has pegged Tim Tebow going to the Jacksonville Jaguars as a "virtual certainty" based on ESPN's report, but new GM Dave Caldwell has gone on the record to say he can't envision a scenario where the QB is a member of his team. If Jacks…Upvote Share Tweet
David Caldwell: Gabbert still has upsideprofootballtalk.com Jan 11, 2013The big story out of Jaguars General Manager David Caldwell’s introduction to the media was his firm statement that Donald Duck has as much chance of being a member of the Jaguars this season as Tim Tebow. Tebow wasn’t the only quarterback who came upUpvote Share TweetTim Tebow may be too popular to play football anymore -- unless he wants to quit playing as a quarterback.Upvote Share Tweet
Gene Frenette: Good to see strong dose of leadership from Jaguars front officeWhatever you choose to believe about how long it'll take for the local NFL franchise to become relevant again, the good news for Jaguars fans from the ongoing organizational shake-up is there now appears to be a clear, authoritative plan of action. Afte…Upvote Share TweetWHAT READERS ARE SAYING On Jacksonville.com, we asked readers if the Jaguars made the right move firing Mike Mularkey after one season, and who the next coach should be. Some of your responses: It’s too bad, but it had to be done. Mike did not have muchUpvote Share TweetHours after firing general manager Gene Smith on Dec. 31, Jaguars owner Shad Khan was on a plane to suburban Atlanta to interview eventual successor Dave Caldwell. On Thursday, hours after he fired coach Mike Mularkey, Caldwell wasn’t on a plane but heUpvote Share Tweet
Don Banks: Niners-Patriots tops best potential Super Bowl matchupsJan 11The NFL's divisional round means we're down to the league's elite eight in the playoffs, and that's when the Super Bowl pairing starts to first come into view. There are still 16 potential matchups for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans next month, and her…
Peter King: Ryan Longwell gets chance to rewrite historyJan 11RENTON, Wash. -- It's so strange to see Ryan Longwell here, out of retirement, into the NFL's Final Eight. This is the day he should have been doing a light jog, just to stay loose as his final pre-race prep for Sunday's Walt Disney World Marathon, whic…
The Sports Guy make his divisional playoffs picksJan 11Aaron Rodgers's quest for revenge highlights the Sports Guy's inbox while he makes his divisional weekend picks.