With less than two weeks left before they use the second pick in the NFL Draft, new Jaguars general manager David Caldwell said he’s got a pretty good idea who he’ll end up with.
Caldwell told Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union he had narrowed the choice considerably, and that he, coach Gus Bradley, and owner Shad Khan are the only ones in the loop. (Caldwell mentioned that during Friday’s PFT Live. The entire interview can be seen below.)
“We’re pretty close — it’s down to two people, . . .” Caldwell said. “We’ve kept a pretty open mind. It really hit us about a week ago and the direction of this franchise and what we need to do.
“I’m really excited about what I believe we’re going to do.”
Getting it down to two covers them no matter what Kansas City does with the top pick, and frankly, the Jags have enough needs to justify going in numerous directions.
Caldwell also said he’d be “surprised” if there was a trade offer sufficient to make the Jaguars move down, though the first pick of the second round (33rd overall) will possibly create some interest.
“I think there will be some action,” Caldwell said. “It takes a couple players that one or two teams really covet.”
And Caldwell obviously covets someone in particular, if he’s discounting the idea of moving down.This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!