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Shad Khan sits in on Jaguars quarterback interviews

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The Jaguars are obviously in the market for a quarterback, but they’re casting a wide net in Indianapolis looking for one.

According to Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, the Jaguars have already interviewed 10 quarterbacks so far, including the top three prospects — Johnny Manziel, Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater.

Since finding a quarterback is more than just another spot on the depth chart to fill, the Jaguars are throwing all their resources at the decision. Even though the interviews at the Scouting Combine are just 15 minutes each, the sessions have included General Manager Dave Caldwell, coach Gus Bradley, offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch and owner Shad Khan.

“Everyone was in there,” Bridgewater said. “It was a great meeting, a lot of energy, a lot of smiles and laughs. I was just able to be myself. That’s the biggest thing, just proving to the coaches who I am as a person.”

Finding the right person to lead their franchise is a key, since the Jaguars have made strides in other areas of the roster.

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14 Responses to “Shad Khan sits in on Jaguars quarterback interviews”
  1. howiefeltersnatch says: Feb 23, 2014 12:01 PM

    I kinda like this Khan guy

  2. ar1888 says: Feb 23, 2014 12:01 PM

    Question number one, are you distracted by empty stadiums and tarps?

  3. realdealsteel says: Feb 23, 2014 12:06 PM

    Nothing helps you find that franchise QB like a meddlesome owner. LOL

  4. wtfchiefs says: Feb 23, 2014 12:42 PM

    I know nothing about what type of dude Kahn is but I always assume he’s cool because of that world class ‘stache

  5. onbucky96 says: Feb 23, 2014 12:49 PM

    KHAAAAAAAAAAAN!

  6. dolphincritic says: Feb 23, 2014 12:51 PM

    Go for the Kid from UCF! He has a big upside because he can adapt his play and survive in the NFL. Manziel is notg going to listen and get killed. Bridgewater will go to Huston.

  7. johnnyjagfan says: Feb 23, 2014 12:55 PM

    Khan looks miserable in that picture.

  8. tvjules says: Feb 23, 2014 1:10 PM

    Do you suppose Manziel pulled a Ryan Leaf/Colts job on the Jags, and tanked the interview?

  9. shaggytoodle says: Feb 23, 2014 1:20 PM

    Nothing wrong with that, if your about to hand over millions of dollars to someone, you should sit in on the interviews.

    If there were any red flags, He can voice his concern, and see how those front office is representing and building his franchise.

  10. garyhd01 says: Feb 23, 2014 1:23 PM

    khan of jax and kroenke of stl both care about their team stan lets em do it khan wants to be involved which is the better way??you got me but at least unlike dallas they each have a GM seperate from the owner!!

  11. deezenucks says: Feb 23, 2014 1:44 PM

    I love reading comments from you guys who know nothing about the jags. Kahn is not jerrah, he likes to be a part if it but has said he leaves the personnel decisions up to his staff. Empty seats? Jags havnt had a blackout in years! For a team with a horrible record recently thats not to bad when you have playoff teams struggling to sell out. Stop regurgitating tired old jags jokes that you heard years ago… New owner, coach, gm.. This is not that same team.
    And please, stop with the tarps. Jags built and oversized stadium for the market for the Florida Georgia game, the tarps just bring the seating back in line with the rest of the stadiums.
    Old jokes are old

  12. thegreatgabbert says: Feb 23, 2014 5:21 PM

    These quarterbacks are so lame, Shad is wasting time.

    Bortles is a fat slug who ran his 40 .33 seconds slower than Gabbert at the same size. He is a dumber, slower, version of Blaine. Without the good arm and smooth release.

    Bridgewater is a mouse. Geno Smith with less confidence.

    Manziel is Manziel. I can’t dis Johnny, but I wouldn’t draft him either.

  13. apage53915 says: Feb 23, 2014 5:23 PM

    Wonder if “moustache ride” was one of the punch lines in all this hilarity.

  14. rajbais says: Feb 23, 2014 6:48 PM

    Even without Tebow inside one of the interviews?

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