Jaguars narrow down to two prospects for No.2 pick
Historically, it’s always been somewhat difficult to pinpoint with clear justification at a draft prospect being pursued by the Jacksonville Jaguars with their top choice in the upcoming draft. This year too, in the days leading up to the draft, you may come across many wild assumptions and completely of the charts options with the Jacksonville Jaguars brass determined to keep everyone guessing.
However, Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell said that himself included only, head coach Gus Bradley and owner Shad Khan will be aware of the draft prospect the Jacksonville Jaguars might pick with the No.2 overall pick before the card is handed-in in less than two weeks’ time.
With the date for the 2013 NFL draft approaching ever closer, the Jacksonville Jaguars have sorted out their needs as well as priorities, and have gotten their options at the No.2 overall pick down to two draft prospects.
“We’re pretty close — it’s down to two people…,” Dave Caldwell said. “We’ve kept a pretty open mind. It really hit us about a week ago and the direction of this franchise and what we need to do.”
“I’m really excited about what I believe we’re going to do,” continued Dave Caldwell.
Some of the names being mentioned in the mix with candidates the Jacksonville Jaguars could select with the No.2 overall pick include Oregon defensive end/outside linebacker Dion Jordan, West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith and BYU defensive end Ziggy Ansah. However, as the Jacksonville Jaguars’ quarterback situation stands they are still expressing confidence in the previous regimes’ No.10 overall pick Blaine Gabbert. Many teams have expressed concern that none of the players in this years’ quarterback class seem deserving of a first-round pick much less a No.2 overall pick.
Dave Caldwell also add that he’d be surprised if the Jacksonville Jaguars could be swayed by a sufficient trade offer to move down in the draft, although the future of their second round pick continues to generate some interest.
“I think there will be some action,” said Dave Caldwell. “It takes a couple players that one or two teams really covet.”