On the job less than two days, new Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell made two announcements Thursday that sent a ripple effect through the franchise and the region. Following a mid-morning meeting Thursday at EverBank Field, the team announced coach Mike Mularkey was being fired after a 2-14 record in his only season and two years remaining on his contract.
Steelers halfback Chris Rainey was arrested this morning in Gainesville, Fla., and charged with simple battery after being accused of slapping his girlfriend in the face. Rainey, a fifth-round draft pick by the Steelers in 2012 from the University of Florida, was lodged in the Alachua County Jail for booking, according to a press release issued by the Gainesville Police Department.
The Jaguars have fired coach Mike Mularkey after one year on the job. The club announced the decision in a press release this morning. General manager Dave Caldwell and owner Shad Khan released statements about the decision.
The Jacksonville Jaguars and Atlanta director of player personnel David Caldwell have finalized a contract that will make him the team’s new general manager. Caldwell's agent announced the news on Twitter around 6 p.m.
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