JACKSONVILLE, Fla.– The Jaguars mentor search got rolling on Tuesday as they arranged an interview with Tremendous Bowl-winning coach Doug Pederson for later within the week, additionally will interview former head coach Jim Caldwell, and put in requests to talk to a number of candidates whore presently employed, sources recommended ESPN.
A league supply encouraged ESPNs Dan Graziano that the Jaguars intend to interview Pederson later on this week. Pederson went 42-37-1 in 5 seasons as Philadelphias head coach (2016-20) and led the Eagles to a success over the New England Patriots in Tremendous Bowl LII after the 2017 season.
A league supply advised ESPNs Jeremy Fowler the crew prepares to interview former Indianapolis Colts and Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell as nicely.
League sources recommended ESPNs Adam Schefter that the Jaguars asked for authorization to interview Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich, Bucs defensive organizer Todd Bowles, Dallas Cowboys offensive planner Kellen Moore, Cowboys defensive organizer Dan Quinn, and Green Bay Packers offending organizer Nathaniel Hackett.
The Jaguars even have actually requested an interview with Colts defensive planner Matt Eberflus, a supply encouraged ESPN, validating a report by NFL Community.
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2 AssociatedThe NFL handed a choice previously this month that permits interviews for vacant head-coaching positions to be carried out simply about throughout the closing two weeks of the common season. Groups might ask for consent for interviews starting Tuesday, however groups are furthermore efficient in reject authorization.
The Jaguars fired Urban Meyer with trigger just earlier than 1 a.m. ET on Dec. 16 after he went 2-11 and devoted a string of awkward missteps that consisted of two viral films of him behaving wrongly with a girl who wasnt his spouse, reviews of him scolding his assistant coaches, attempting to rent a energy coach who was implicated of constructing racist remarks and bullying Black gamers at Iowa, and having No. 1 general draft choose Trevor Lawrence alternate days with the primary crew with Gardner Minshew throughout coaching camp.
Former kicker Josh Lambo on Dec. 15 furthermore accused Meyer of kicking him throughout warm-ups earlier than an August apply, an allegation that Meyer contested. A spokesperson for owner Shad Khan released a press release to The Related Press that stated Khan made the option to fireplace Meyer after the Jaguars 20-Zero loss in Tennessee on Dec. 12.
Pederson invested three seasons as Andy Reids offensive planner with the Kansas City Chiefs from 2013 to 2015 earlier than being utilized to interchange Chip Kelly in Philadelphia. The Eagles prepared Carson Wentz second basic and went 7-9 in Pedersons very first season, however they went 13-Three in 2017, endured the lack of Wentz late within the season when Nick Foles got sizzling, and acquired the franchises very first Tremendous Bowl.
Pederson led the Eagles to 2 extra playoff appearances in 2018 and 2019 and was fired after the 2020 season. He spent the previous year out of soccer.
Caldwell went 62-50 in 7 seasons as a head coach with Indianapolis (2009-11) and Detroit (2014-17). He led the Lions to a couple of effective information and two playoff looks in his 4 seasons. Detroit hasnt gotten greater than six computer game in a season because he was fired following the 2017 season.
Bowles went 26-41 in 5 seasons as a head coach with the Miami Dolphins (2-1 in 2011) and the New York Jets (24-40 in 2015-18). Hes in his 3rd season since the Bucs defensive planner underneath coach Bruce Arians and his security stymied Kansas Metropolis quarterback Patrick Mahomes in Tremendous Bowl LV.
Quinn went 43-42 in 6 seasons with Atlanta (2015-20) and led the Falcons to Tremendous Bowl LI, the location they blew a 28-Three lead and lost in extra time to New England. Hes in his very first season since the Cowboys defensive coordinator below coach Mike McCarthy and was Seattles protective coordinator in 2013-14 when the protection powered the Seahawks to back-to-back Tremendous Bowl appearances.
Leftwich, whom the Jaguars prepared seventh basic in 2003 and ranks 4th in franchise historic past in passing yards and passing goals, remains in his third season since the Bucs offending organizer underneath Arians. Leftwich additionally was Arians offensive organizer with the Arizona Cardinals in 2018. Moore is in his 3rd season as Dallas offensive organizer and the Cowboys lead the NFL in elements and yards per recreation.
Hackett is in his eighth season as an offending planner and his third with the Packers and Aaron Rodgers. He invested 3 seasons (2016-18) due to the fact that the Jaguars offending organizer below Gus Bradley and Doug Marrone. The Jaguars led the NFL in speeding in 2017 and reached the AFC Championship Sport earlier than shedding to New England.
Eberflus remains in his fourth season as Indianapolis defensive coordinator underneath coach Frank Reich. He has twice led a protection that finished 10th within the NFL in scoring and the Colts are presently 11th. Eberflus has actually furthermore coached underneath planners Rob Ryan and Monte Kiffin as a linebackers coach with Dallas.
Caldwell went 62-50 in seven seasons as a head coach with Indianapolis (2009-11) and Detroit (2014-17). Detroit hasnt acquired greater than 6 video games in a season because he was fired following the 2017 season.
Leftwich, whom the Jaguars drafted seventh general in 2003 and ranks fourth in franchise historical past in passing backyards and passing goals, is in his third season because the Bucs offending planner underneath Arians. He spent 3 seasons (2016-18) because the Jaguars offensive coordinator underneath Gus Bradley and Doug Marrone. Eberflus is in his fourth season as Indianapolis defensive organizer beneath coach Frank Reich.