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FILE - In this July 24, 2019, file photo, then-Washington Redskins head football coach Jay Gruden gestures during a news conference at the Redskins NFL training camp in Charlottesville, Va. The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Washington coach Jay Gruden as their offensive coordinator. Gruden signed his contract Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, and replaces John DeFilippo, who was fired earlier this month after just one season. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Jaguars hire former Redskins coach Jay Gruden as OC

Jan. 22, 2020 4:27 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone didn't really have time to break in a new offensive coordinator. That's why Marrone interviewed four former head coaches with play-calling experience for the job. Marrone ended up hiring former Washington coach Jay Gruden on Wednesday....

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone directs his players against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Jaguars fire offensive coordinator DeFilippo after 1 season

Jan. 13, 2020 4:15 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Gardner Minshew was as good as any rookie quarterback in the NFL. Running back Leonard Fournette had a career year. And second-year pro DJ Chark became a weekly threat to defenses. It wasn't enough to save John DeFilippo's job. The Jacksonville Jaguars fired DeFilippo after one...

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron, left, and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney pose with the trophy after a news conference for the NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in New Orleans. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Swinney, Orgeron leading evolution in coaching styles

Jan. 12, 2020 5:09 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dabo Swinney can turn most any issue into an extended, persuasive sermon. If he was a salesman, we'd all probably be buying time shares. Ed Orgeron is as comfortable talking gumbo and jambalaya as he is the run-pass option, embracing his Cajun heritage and guy-next-door demeanor....

Washington hires John Donovan as offensive coordinator

Jan. 10, 2020 4:39 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — New Washington coach Jimmy Lake made his first major coaching hire Friday, adding John Donovan as the Huskies' new offensive coordinator. It's not as splashy a hire as some Washington fans were hoping for after Bush Hamdan was fired. Donovan has five years of experience as a college...

FILE in this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne during a Colts Ring of Honor ceremony during the halftime of an NFL football game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Tennessee Titans in Indianapolis. First-time eligibles Wayne and Troy Polamalu are among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's modern-day 2020 class. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

Wayne, Polamalu finalists for HOF 2020 in 1st year eligible

Jan. 2, 2020 7:04 PM EST

Reggie Wayne and Troy Polamalu are among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's modern-day 2020 class. The former Colts receiver and Steelers safety are joined by five others who have never been finalists: Packers safety LeRoy Butler; Rams receiver Torry Holt; Panthers linebacker Sam Mills; Dolphins...

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone directs his players against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Jaguars keep Marrone, Caldwell despite another losing season

Dec. 31, 2019 7:08 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A cellphone went off during Doug Marrone's news conference Tuesday, and the Jacksonville Jaguars coach quickly responded that it would be a $500 fine for the reporter whose phone rang. Only $500? “We reduced it,” Marrone quipped. Marrone's response was a clear shot...

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray passes against the Los Angeles Rams during first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Analysis: Young QBs get plenty of opportunities in NFL

Dec. 31, 2019 4:13 PM EST

From Super Bowl contenders to teams in full rebuilding mode, from injury-riddled ones to those trying to become champions. Teams at almost every stage of the building process in the NFL have been willing to turn over their play-calling to inexperienced quarterbacks. A record 287 games were started by quarterbacks...

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew II (15) throws a pass against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Jaguars' Minshew: I'm going to be a great QB in this league

Dec. 30, 2019 4:44 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — When asked about finishing with numbers similar to those posted by the first two quarterbacks drafted this year, Gardner Minshew interrupted the question with one correction: "better." A sixth-round pick and the 10th quarterback selected in April, Minshew clearly feels good about...

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew II (15) throws a pass against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Minshew, Jaguars close out season with 38-20 win over Colts

Dec. 29, 2019 9:01 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — This much is certain for the Jacksonville Jaguars: Minshew Mania will continue into 2020. Coach Doug Marrone might even be around for it. Gardner Minshew turned in his best performance in two months, throwing for 295 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-20 victory over Indianapolis...

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone works during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Khan to meet with Jaguars staff before making any changes

Dec. 28, 2019 3:32 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan will meet with his football staff, including coach Doug Marrone, next week before making any potential changes. Khan's spokesman, Jim Woodcock, made the announcement Saturday in response to an ESPN reporter's tweet, citing unnamed sources, that...