Who knew there were so many connections between Tom Coughlin and Chip Kelly? And there could be another.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are conducting some interesting interviews this offseason. First they brought in both Doug Marrone and Coughlin for their head-coaching spot, and when Marrone got the job Coughlin was then hired to a higher post — executive vice president of football operations.
Now Coughlin and Marrone are interviewing offensive coordinator candidates, and one name pops off the list. As reported by 1010XL’s Hays Carlyon, Kelly is one of four candidates to be interviewing for the job. Kelly is in town on Monday for the position that was held by Nathaniel Hackett for the second half of last season after Greg Olson was fired after the team’s 2-5 start.
There’s an added layer to this as well: Kelly “very quietly” was interviewed for the Jaguars’ head-coaching job that went to Marrone, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. (And if you want to follow this strange story anotherRead More »from Tom Coughlin, Chip Kelly have fascinating connection and it could come full circle with Jaguars