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Falcons promote from within to replace David Caldwell

Falcons promote from within to replace David Caldwell

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 11, 2013
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 notch
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  • Jaguars' search plan for next coach: Is it wait-and-see?

    Jaguars' search plan for next coach: Is it wait-and-see?

    jacksonville.com Jan 11, 2013
    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 to
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  • Jaguars Notebook: Team to interview Mel Tucker for top job

    Jaguars Notebook: Team to interview Mel Tucker for top job

    Per 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 position
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  • Sports Rants & Raves: Jaguars GM shortsighted on Tim Tebow

    Sports Rants & Raves: Jaguars GM shortsighted on Tim Tebow

    jacksonville.com Jan 11, 2013
    I 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…
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  • Position statement: Tim Tebow facing virtual uncertainty after …

    Position statement: Tim Tebow facing virtual uncertainty after Jaguars snub

    yahoo.com Jan 11, 2013
    Everyone 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…
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  • David Caldwell: Gabbert still has upside

    David Caldwell: Gabbert still has upside

    profootballtalk.com Jan 11, 2013
    The 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 up
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  • Tebow May Not Have a Place to Land

    Tebow May Not Have a Place to Land

    Tim Tebow may be too popular to play football anymore -- unless he wants to quit playing as a quarterback.
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  • Gene Frenette: Good to see strong dose of leadership from Jagua…

    Gene Frenette: Good to see strong dose of leadership from Jaguars front office

    jacksonville.com Jan 11, 2013
    Whatever 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…
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  • Reader comments on Jaguars' firing of Mike Mularkey

    Reader comments on Jaguars' firing of Mike Mularkey

    jacksonville.com Jan 11, 2013
    WHAT 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 much
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  • Jaguars' new GM gets right to looking for new head coach

    Jaguars' new GM gets right to looking for new head coach

    jacksonville.com Jan 11, 2013
    Hours 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 he
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