FS Florida looks at the history of trading the second overall pick
As if there aren’t enough reminders already about what an inexact science drafting college talent is, take a look at what teams who were in the Jaguars’ position this week have done by ridding themselves days, weeks and sometimes years in advance of what turned out to be the No. 2 overall choice.
The Jaguars’ draft philosophy, per Caldwell: “The best available that fits a need.” Him and Bradley got their lines of communication mixed up a little bit – Gus was saying, “best available player,” but this Caldwell’s draft and he says he drafts based on need.
Some nuggets from the Jaguars brass, per ESPN
“Some of the defensive scheme is there,” Bradley said in a news conference Monday. “But I just talked to our defensive coaches. I said more importantly what I want to bring from Seattle is this, we took a look at our personnel and we did personnel placement and tried to get them in the best position to play.