Earlier tonight, the multiple reports surfaced that the Jaguars were moving on from General Manager Dave Caldwell.
Shortly after that, as questions mounted about he job security of Doug Marrone and his staff, Tom Pelissero shared that ownership informed Marrone and his staff that "they are secure for the rest of the season."
Marrone has been the team's full-time head coach since 2017, when he led the team to a 10-6 mark that first season. In February, following that strong first year, the organization signed him to a contract extension through the 2021 season. Unfortunately, Marrone and company have not been able to match that success in the years that have followed, with 6 and 5 win seasons in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
The Jaguars are currently 1-10 so far this season. Overall, he is 23-38 in Jacksonville
Marrone and the staff will operate under Trent Baalke, the former 49ers GM who is expected to serve as the Jags interim general manager for the rest of the season. Already this season, there are four vacant GM jobs across the league.
If the Jags decide to move on at the end of the season, the lure of a high draft pick in a year where the quarterback draft class will be talented, plus the organization holding multiple draft picks in each of the first three rounds, plus the 5th and 7th rounds of the 2021 NFL Draft will make this job relatively attractive to both potential head coaches and general managers. The team also has a few talented, young players on the roster that have showed promise.
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