Eagles hire former Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell

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Dave Caldwell, the Jaguars general manager who was fired late last season, has landed in Philadelphia.

The Eagles announced today that Caldwell has joined their front office with the title of Personnel Executive.

Caldwell was the Jaguars’ GM from 2013 to 2020 and had worked for the Falcons, Colts and Panthers before that. In his new role with the Eagles, Caldwell will be involved in both college and pro scouting.

The Eagles also announced the following front office hires: Phil Bhaya as college scout in the Southeast, Brandon Brown as Director of Player Personnel, Ian Cunningham as Director of Player Personnel, Matt Holland as college scout in the Northeast, Bryce Johnston as Senior Director of Football Transactions, Evan Pritt as Scouting Assistant, Catherine Raîche as Vice President of Football Operations, Jeff Scott as Senior Pro Scout and Ameena Soliman as Pro Scout.

12 responses to “Eagles hire former Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell

  1. Hiring the former GM of the Jags doesn’t sound exciting when you realize they’ve been one of the worst teams in the league. But who knows.

  2. The NFL is a very small community… and that’s bad in cases like this. Once you’ve somehow gotten a job at a certain level it’s basically guaranteed you’ll keep getting jobs no matter how bad you’ve proven to be. How any sane person can look at the Jags over the past few years and think “the guy in charge of that really knew what he was doing” is a mystery of all time.

  3. How do these terrible GMs get rehired? These guys are terrible, yet they get more jobs.
    There must be other competent people available.

  4. I bet Caldwell (coming in) will be a high-fiving-on-camera machine compared to Tom Donahoe (on his way out?).

  5. @Urban’s Neighbor says:
    May 27, 2021 at 11:22 am
    More years of misery coming for Eagles fans. Caldwell is awful.

    I put it squarely on Shad Con. I’m certain Caldwell wasn’t making many of those decisions. Remember, they were 1 possession away the Superbowl. And then they began unloading players like Shad Con unloads home games to London. I’m sure the GM didn’t hire Tom Coughlin either.

  6. jdreed68 says:
    May 27, 2021 at 1:08 pm
    Another person for Howie to ignore. Great.

    Or a potential replacement!

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