Jets OC Search: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Position

January 5, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Following the retirement of offensive coordinator Chan Gailey, the New York Jets may turn to a former staff member in John DeFilippo to fill the vacancy.
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Report: Jets Interested in Interviewing DeFilippo Thursday, Jan. 5 According to ESPN's Adam Caplan, the Jets are expected to request permission to interview the current Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach for their offensive coordinator position.
DeFilippo has 10 years of NFL coaching experience, including one year as the Jets' quarterbacks coach in 2009.
The bulk of his NFL career has been spent as a quarterbacks coach, although he did serve as the Cleveland Browns' offensive coordinator in 2015.
Cleveland finished 30th in scoring and 25th in yardage under DeFilippo, and he was not retained.
The 38-year-old was instead tasked with mentoring rookie quarterback Carson Wentz with the Eagles this past season, and NFL Network's Mike Garafolo believes DeFilippo's relative success in th...

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