JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It doesn't matter whether you like the Jacksonville Jaguars' selection of quarterback Blake Bortles with the No. 3 overall pick. What does matter is that GM David Caldwell acted decisively when he had the opportunity to grab the player he wanted at the most important position, writes Gene Frenette of the Florida Times-Union.
Fans also should be happy that Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley have the conviction to allow Bortles to sit for a year and develop instead of throwing him on the field right away. They are in a different situation than the previous regime, and they are taking the correct approach, Frenette writes.
Here are some additional pieces of Jaguars-related content from around the Web in our Reading the Coverage feature:
NFL Network's Michael Irvin says the Jaguars need to find Bortles some help and attack the receiver position.
NFL.com's Bryan Fischer writes that the Bortles pick was the biggest surprise of the first round.
CBSSports.com's Pete Prisco gave out only one A-plus in his first-round grades. It went to the Jaguars.
Mel Kiper Jr. questioned the Jaguars' selection.
The T-U's Vito Stellino writes that Bradley's future is now tied to Bortles.
The T-U also gathered fan reaction of the Bortles pick.
The T-U's Ryan O'Halloran provides his morning-after thoughts.