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New Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan has made a major personnel change.
Khan dismissed Paul Vance as the team's senior vice president of football operations and general counsel Monday. Vance had been with the organization since its inception.
Khan promoted Sashi Brown to senior vice president and general counsel. Brown had served as assistant general counsel since 2005. In an email to team employees, Khan says Vance will be available as a consultant.
It's unclear whether Khan will make more changes.
Vance had been the franchise's general counsel since 1994. He was promoted to senior VP of football operations in 2001 and credited with helping the team solve salary-cap problems that plagued former coach Tom Coughlin's final few years.
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Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith, right, shakes hands with New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin before their NFL wild card playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, in East Rutherford, N.J. AP
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