The Jacksonville Jaguars decided against making a change at head coach after the team was blown out on Thursday Night football, though they did end up firing offensive coordinator Greg Olson. The general feeling at this point however is that Gus Bradley will be fired at the end of the season, as it doesn't look like there is any recovery on the way from the 2-5 start of the 2016 season and Bradley having a 14-41 coaching record overall. The shift has now been on who the Jaguars could replace him with and ESPN's Adam Schefter dropped a juicy one on NFL Countdown.
.@adamschefter: If the Jaguars decide to make a change at HC when the season is over...keep an eye on Tom Coughlin.https://t.co/3UsS1cDSvk— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) October 30, 2016
It has to be said that Schefter did make mention that Coughlin and the Jaguars haven't spoken at all, so this was just him speculating, but it does make a lot of sense when you break it down. Coughlin was released from the Giants after the 2015 season, following back-to-back 6-10 win seasons and he was in talks with a few teams for a head coaching position. It just seemed his time, like when he was with the Jaguars his initial time, ran out with the Giants and a change had to be made.
Coughlin, 70, appears to still be interested in being a head coach in the NFL and is still considered a desirable candidate among teams looking for a proven coach. It would make sense for Coughlin to "come back home" in a season, beyond his resume with the Jaguars and just on what he did with the Giants alone. There are other potential candidates that make a lot of sense, but I have a feeling a lot of Jaguars fans are going to place this idea at the top of the list.