Bucs Assistant A Candidate For Jaguars DC Job

The Bucs could find yourself dropping an assistant coach to the Jaguars in any case. However it received’t be offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich.

Jacksonville ended up hiring former Eagles head coach Doug Pederson over per week after it appeared like Leftwich would possibly turn into the Jaguars subsequent head coach. However Leftwich didn’t wish to work with basic supervisor Trent Baalke, and considered one of his calls for was that the Jaguars change him with Cardinals vice chairman of professional personnel Adrian Wilson. Jacksonville proprietor Shad Khan didn’t wish to try this and employed Pederson to switch City Meyer as an alternative.

Based on NFL insider Mike Garafolo, Pederson is concentrating on Bucs inside linebackers coach Mike Caldwell to be his defensive coordinator. Caldwell beforehand performed and coached with Pederson with the Eagles.

Caldwell joined Bruce Arians workers again in Arizona in 2013 and was the Cardinals inside linebackers coach for 2 seasons. When Arizona defensive coordinator Todd Bowles turned the top coach with the Jets, Bowles took Caldwell to New York. He coached linebackers and was his assistant head coach from 2015-18. When Bowles was fired after the 2018 season, Caldwell and Bowles reunited with Arians in Tampa Bay in 2019 and he resumed his duties as Arians’ inside linebackers coach.


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