Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/9/13
David Caldwell will get a chance to turn around one of the NFL's weakest teams, as he was hired Tuesday to be the Jacksonville Jaguars' new general manager. Caldwell, 38, spent the past five seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, last year serving as the director of player personnel. "We got our man," Jaguars owner Shad Khan said in a statement released by the team. "I have a lot of faith in David Caldwell and I can assure our fans that the best days for the Jacksonville Jaguars are in front of us." The GM job opened last week when the team fired Gene Smith after a 2-14 finish. "There are no bad GM opportunities in the NFL, but to work on behalf of a dynamic owner in a rabid football city like Jacksonville is truly special," Caldwell said, according to the team's website. "This is where I wanted to be and I could not be happier. I can't wait to get to Jacksonville and get started." According to the Florida Times-Union, the Jaguars also interviewed San Francisco 49ers director o...
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