Phil Sears-US PRESSWIRE
The Tuesday hiring of Dave Caldwell as general manager drew an overwhelmingly positive reaction from Jaguars fans.
During the process of hiring a new general manager, the Jaguars had eventually narrowed their search to a pair of candidates: Steve Keim of the Cardinals and Dave Caldwell of the Falcons. Perhaps with the exception of Tom Gamble early in the GM search, Caldwell eventually became the favorite of most fans to earn the position and many assumed he would upon a third interview.
With the report that he had been officially hired, the Jaguars Twitter-verse reacted and it was overwhelming positive. Here is a sample of some of Tuesday's reactions:
Absolutely thrilled at the Caldwell hiring. This is just the next step in the rebirth of the #Jaguars.— Mike Tiscione (@mjtiscione) January 8, 2013
Dave Caldwell is our man. YEAH!! #Jaguars— Because Jaguars (@cmjax88) January 8, 2013
Caldwell to Jags. Next up: Roman please. #jaguars— bnkumar (@bnkumar) January 8, 2013
Rex/Tebow or complete flexibility? Welcome to the family Mr. Caldwell, contract notwithstanding. #Jaguars— Dustin Tyler (@DKTyler10) January 8, 2013
Step 1: Hire Caldwell - check. Step 2: Fire Mike Mularkey. Step 3: Hire notMikeNolan as head coach. Step 4: Say no to Tebow. Step 5: Profit.— Jaguars Blog (@JaguarsBlog) January 8, 2013
This #Jaguars GM news is as exciting as when my son makes it to the potty on time.— Downer Jag Fan (@DownerJagFan) January 8, 2013
Also chiming in on Tuesday was @ap575, a Falcons fan and writer on DraftBreakdown.com with BCC contributor, Eric Stoner. He provided a series of tweets breaking down what information he knows about Caldwell and what Jaguars fans can expect from the former Falcons executive. Among them: