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Caldwell, Jags agree in principle


Well, that didn’t take long.

Less than an hour after FOX’s Jay Glazer reported that the only thing standing in the way of the Jaguars hiring Dave Caldwell to be their next G.M. was working out a deal, the two sides have worked out a deal.

Caldwell’s agent, Brian Ayrault, announced on Twitter than Caldwell and the Jaguars and owner Shahid Khan have reached an agreement in principle.

We’re told that a deal was in place before Caldwell told the Jets that he would be removing his name from consideration for the G.M. vacancy in New York.

Caldwell had interviewed with the Jaguars three times before scheduling a second interview with the Jets.  The move prompted scuttlebutt in league circles that the Jags and Caldwell had reached a financial impasse.

If so, the impasse has now become whatever the opposite of an impasse is.

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30 Responses to “Caldwell, Jags agree in principle”
  1. steelernationisthepinnacleofexistenceyouarenothing says: Jan 8, 2013 6:28 PM

    We look down upon this franchise with disgust.

  2. catfanatic1979v1 says: Jan 8, 2013 6:28 PM

    I am confident that Caldwell will build an excellent team from around the league to assist him. It will be interesting to see reported who he hires beneath him in the upcoming days.

  3. therillest says: Jan 8, 2013 6:29 PM

    Caldwell’s first order of business….FIRE MULARKEY!

  4. hooahitsnotatomthing says: Jan 8, 2013 6:30 PM

    Jesus, what a stache!

  5. 4letterman says: Jan 8, 2013 6:32 PM


  6. purplengold says: Jan 8, 2013 6:32 PM

    I’m a Mario

  7. chawk12thman says: Jan 8, 2013 6:32 PM

    “First move; Get Tebow”….. KHAN

  8. dannymac17 says: Jan 8, 2013 6:33 PM

    that stache should have its own Twitter

  9. cjspiller12 says: Jan 8, 2013 6:36 PM

    Dude has a porn stache……….is he related to Ron Jeremy?

  10. 4letterman says: Jan 8, 2013 6:37 PM

    that stache has its own zip code!!!!

  11. chc4 says: Jan 8, 2013 6:39 PM

    Caldwell coming from Atlanta probably mean Mularkey is safe. Although Dimitroff/Smith were reportedly going to fire him after last season until the Jags hired him so maybe not.

  12. kash71 says: Jan 8, 2013 6:44 PM

    He is the only guy I know who can shake your hand with the right side of his stache while scratching your back with the left side.

  13. jfd117 says: Jan 8, 2013 6:49 PM

    Rumour was that he didn’t want to hire Andy Reid due to stache envy.

  14. jakec4 says: Jan 8, 2013 6:54 PM

    He needs a monocle to really complete the look with that stache.

  15. hehateme2 says: Jan 8, 2013 6:54 PM

    Looks like the jests got left at the alter…. again!

  16. devildog911 says: Jan 8, 2013 7:04 PM

    Lol, he does look like Ron Jeremy.

  17. kev86 says: Jan 8, 2013 7:05 PM

    JAX over NYJ. That’s funny.

  18. purplehayseuss says: Jan 8, 2013 7:08 PM

    I bet Kahn bought the ‘stache from Tom Selleck or Sam Elliot. Or both. Billionaires can do that kind of thing.

  19. apistolpeteproduction says: Jan 8, 2013 7:15 PM

    KAHN is the man. I am a longtime season ticket holder and was at the first game when I was 12. I am glad we have Kahn and his mustached aspirations to make our team a world known champion. He is a man who understands business and now we have someone who knows how to run the football part. I can’t wait. We were 2-14 this year and I still had a great time at every game. Next year will be full of actual rebuilding, not a downward slide that was referred to as “rebuilding”

  20. mungman69 says: Jan 8, 2013 7:21 PM

    Hire Tebow.

  21. theprezsez says: Jan 8, 2013 7:50 PM

    What does the lawyer from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas know about football?

  22. jbniner says: Jan 8, 2013 7:53 PM

    I think it’s great that Ian McShane kept his Deadwood ‘stache and bought an NFL team.

  23. eatitfanboy says: Jan 8, 2013 8:02 PM

    chawk12thman says:
    Jan 8, 2013 6:32 PM
    “First move; Get Tebow”….. KHAN

    Doubt it.

    The fact that they managed to hire a GM who has a good reputation and seems to be a strong candidate to succeed proves that Khan didn’t make acquiring Tebow a requirement of employment.

    Because if Khan had told this guy he had to go out and get Tebow if he wanted the job, this headline would have read, “Caldwell, Jets agree in principle.”

  24. popolover says: Jan 8, 2013 8:14 PM

    If Caldwell brings Chrisissy Polian, (for Atlanta’s sake) have only one word advice for ALL of the staff….DOCUMENT.

  25. draculalambert says: Jan 8, 2013 8:15 PM

    My new favorite person in sports….looks like a character in a mob movie.

  26. mtheparrothead says: Jan 8, 2013 8:21 PM

    What’s the opposite of original stache jokes?

  27. fahmundamahbalsaq says: Jan 9, 2013 4:31 AM

    Snidely Whiplash hired the right man. What’s that say for the Jets?? When JAX is more attractive you’ve got issues.

  28. rmzthefirst says: Jan 9, 2013 7:40 AM

    It’s time… Time to shine in JAX…! Things are looking brighter here in NE FL even with a foggy morning….!

  29. jagtiger says: Jan 9, 2013 12:36 PM

    Jacksonville will remain a Tebow Free Zone!!!

  30. therillest says: Jan 9, 2013 1:50 PM

    What we have learned…Drafting a punter in the top of the 3rd round will get you fired. Duly noted..

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