While it’s been reported that the Jacksonville Jaguars will be retaining offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett, Mike Silver of NFL Network is reporting that former San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy is weighing several job options, including one with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
That seems a bit odd if the team is retaining Hackett on staff, but it should be noted that Hackett originally was the quarterback coach for the Jaguars and it’s possible if there is an offer on the table for McCoy, it’s possible Hackett could return to that role.
Mike McCoy will weigh several options as OC. Could include Broncos (if Vance Joseph gets job), Bills (if Sean McDermott hired), Jags, others— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) January 11, 2017
McCoy spent the past four seasons as the head coach of the San Diego Chargers, amassing a 27-37 record. While McCoy only had two winning seasons, 9-7 in both 2013 and 2014, with the Chargers their offense was always very good. A big part of that was Phillip Rivers at quarterback, but the Chargers were still able to do a lot offensively with not a lot of weapons at their disposal.
Prior to taking over as the Chargers head coach, McCoy spent two seasons as the Denver Broncos offensive coordinator that saw him help Kyle Orton have a career season and a Top 10 ranked passing offense the following season. McCoy was also credited with completely restructuring the Broncos offense on the fly to accommodate quarterback Tim Tebow during the Broncos playoff run.
While the chances he comes to Jacksonville is pretty slim in my opinion, it’s very interesting he’s been linked to the position.