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Stressing that the Jacksonville Jaguars remain committed to QB Blaine Gabbert, GM David Caldwell says that Blaine will see his share of competition in 2013.
"It's going to be a wide-open competition," Caldwell said at the NFL Combine, via NFL.com.
One player we know he'll compete with in the offseason is Chad Henne, but the team also says it will bring in one or two QBs through free agency.
A few weeks ago, quarterbacks coach Frank Scelfo said that after a slow two-year start, Gabbert is ready, and that if he were in the 2013 draft class, he'd be the top guy. If you graded him out right now, this is his draft class. If he were coming out -- and the quarterback draft class the way it is -- would he be the top guy taken? I think the answer is yes."
Caldwell was asked about that assessment.
"I can't really predict what 31 other teams would do," he joked. "But there are some really good things to get excited about with Blaine in te...
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The Jacksonville Jaguars plan to make Blaine Gabbert earn the job as the teams starter. This comes after an offseason filled with praise for the 23-year-old. NFL.com asked Jaguars general manager David Caldwell if Gabbert is considered the starter of if he will face competition
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The Jacksonville Jaguars have released offensive tackle Guy Whimper, quarterback John Parker Wilson and defensive back Brandon King.
Whimper started 22 games over the last three seasons for the Jaguars, including 15 in 2011 and six last season. Most of his work came at right tackle, where he was supplanted in the lineup last season by Cam Bradfield last year.
Wilson spent most...
When news broke that there's a mystery team currently working on a trade for San Francisco 49ers QB Alex Smith, many pointed to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Now it seems we can take them off the list, according to a team source that told NFL.com's Albert Breer on Sunday.
NFL.com’s Around the League asked Jacksonville Jaguars general manager David Caldwell if Blaine Gabbert is going to be the starting quarterback heading into the offseason and training camp.
“It’s going to be a wide-open competition,” Caldwell said.
Caldwell is excited about what Gabbert brings to the table.
“I can’t really predict what 31 other teams would do,” Caldwell...
Sounding at best bipolar and at worst ******* crazy, Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell said the team will hold a “wide-open competition” between Blaine Gabbert, Chad Henne and “one or two” more quarterbacks this summer. Merely two weeks ago, Caldwell, who became the Jaguars’ newest GM on January 8, said the organization plans to “build around” the 23...
By bucking the league-wide trend and hiring a head coach whose background lies on defense rather than offense, the Jacksonville Jaguars made it clear where their biggest area of emphasis will be this offseason.Yes, the unclear situation at quarterback is generating most of the talk among their fans. But the defensive statistics from 2012 a No. 30 ranking against the run, an NFL...
Following on from a piece by my colleague Blaine Blontz on the Jacksonville Jaguars reportedly not pursuing Alex Smith in free agency, there is cause for optimism in the camp in regards to the future of Blaine Gabbert, who is reportedly going to vie for the starting job, writes Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com.
Whether it's the coaching staff building Gabbert up or the front office...
There is a deal “effectively” in place for San Francisco 49ers’
backup quarterback Alex Smith, but the Jacksonville Jaguars are not pursuing
the former No. 1 overall pick, according to Ryan O’Halloran of The Florida
#jaguars GM Dave Caldwell says via text "not us" who has deal in place for SF QB Alex Smith.
— Ryan O'Halloran (@ryanohalloran)...
Yesterday we reported that the San Francisco 49ers had announced that they already had a trade suitor lined up for quarterback Alex Smith, but simply couldn’t announce it until the league year starts in March.
That left many to speculate on who the teams were that might want to trade for Smith. Experts mentioned the Chiefs, Cardinals, and possibly Jacksonville Jaguars as...