Doug Marrone to Return as Jaguars HC: Latest Contract Details, Reaction

January 9, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After serving as the Jacksonville Jaguars interim head coach for the final two games of the 2016 regular season, Doug Marrone was given the full-time job Monday.
ESPN's Adam Schefter was the first to report the news, and the Jaguars would later announce it. 
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network provided context regarding Jacksonville's decision:
Per Schefter, Jacksonville also made another significant move Monday, naming former Jaguars and New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin as its executive vice president of football operations.
The Jags fired former head coach Gus Bradley after a 2-12 start, and they went 1-1 to close the season under Marrone.
As ESPN Stats & Info showed, Jacksonville looked like a better team under Marrone, albeit in a small sample size:
The 52-year-old former NFL offensive lineman served as the offensive line coach and assistant head coach for Jacksonville over the past two seasons, but he has previous head coaching experience ...

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