Whereas Byron Leftwich stays the favourite to imagine the top teaching emptiness for the Jacksonville Jaguars, there’s a shock candidate being thought of.
Although Tom Brady’s future in Tampa Bay stays unsure, Byron Leftwich is all however confirmed to move to Jacksonville to turn into the Jaguars new head coach.
A minimum of, that’s the way in which it appeared in accordance till Adam Schefter revealed that the Jaguars are nonetheless very a lot entrenched within the interview course of.
There’s a candidate from Denver who’s now throwing his hat into the ring for the Jacksonville job — and it’s doable he might get the job over Leftwich.
As Schefter notes, Fangio has a previous relationship with Jaguars normal supervisor Trent Baalke. That being stated, Leftwich continues to be “the chief within the clubhouse in Jacksonville.”
Vic Fangio is being interviewed for the top teaching emptiness in Jacksonville
Evidently everyone seems to be listening to again about head teaching jobs on Jan. 27, and maybe the Jacksonville candidates will as effectively.
Matt Eberflus has been confirmed to Chicago, whereas Fangio is certainly out of Denver to make manner for his or her new rent, Nathaniel Hackett.
Maybe the Fangio-Baalke connection gained’t matter in spite of everything: apparently the Jags are “shut” to creating official provides to Leftwich as coach and Adrian Wilson as GM.
The brand new GM is outwardly a situation for Byron Leftwich earlier than he accepts any head teaching supply.
Leftwich has a relationship with Wilson, who’s at present the vp of professional personnel for the Arizona Cardinals. Earlier than Leftwich accepted his job in Tampa Bay, he was working with Wilson because the Cardinals quarterbacks coach and interim offensive coordinator.
If Leftwich and Wilson do land in Jacksonville, one can anticipate a deep shift in tradition. Opposite to City Meyer, Leftwich has confirmed himself to be a player-friendly coach, particularly as a former NFL participant himself.
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