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Jaguars name Perry Fewell new secondary coach

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced the hiring of Perry Fewell as the new secondary coach.

Fewell has 32 years of coaching experience, including 19 in the NFL, and has previously worked under Tom Coughlin as the team’s defensive backs coach from 1998-2002. Jacksonville's pass defense ranked third in the NFL in 1999 and two years later the Jaguars gave up only 13 touchdown passes.

Most recently, Fewell was with the New York Giants as the team’s defensive coordinator from 2010-2014. He spent the previous two seasons with Washington as the team’s defensive backs coach. Before that, Fewell was defensive coordinator with the Buffalo Bills during what has been their best defense in recent history when they ranked second in the AFC in negative yardage plays, recorded seven games of holding opposing offenses to less than 100 yards rushing, finished fourth in the NFL in red zone defense (41.8%), and allowed just 14 passing touchdowns all year.