John Oehser’s “What We Learned” from draft weekend
Gabbert is the favorite to start the season. This is not saying he will win the job. This is not saying the Jaguars have decided anything. But the Jaguars believe Gabbert has the talent to be successful. He has a lot to prove, and because he has looked good in training camp and the preseason before, there is probably a lot he can’t prove until next regular season. Gabbert must win the job and he must outplay Henne and now, rookies Matt Scott and Jordan Rodgers. There’s a long way to go, but it would be surprising if that doesn’t happen.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have parted ways with three front office personnel, including director of player personnel Terry McDonough.
The others dismissed by new general manager Dave Caldwell were Louis Clark, the team’s director of pro personnel, and regional scout Chris Prescott.
On a 35-4 vote, the chamber passed legislation setting up an application process that allows sports teams to apply for state incentive money in the future.
PK talks about GM Dave Caldwell creating his own staff
General managers making moves fire coaches when the season ends. They fire scouts after the draft.
When he took over as the general manager of the Jacksonville Jaguars, David Caldwell fired coach Mike Mularkey and most of his staff. Now he’s let go the top two members of the scouting staff he inherited as well as a scout.