Another NFL head coach has been fired, 11 days after Black Monday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting this morning that the Jacksonville Jaguars have fired head coach Mike Mularkey. The Jaguars will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. EST this afternoon in order to make the announcement official.
The official statement from newly hired general manager David Caldwell, via Schefter on Twitter.
“I informed Mike today that he will not return as head coach of the Jaguars,” Caldwell said. “I know Mike well and do not want anyone to misinterpret the rationale behind my decision. Mike is an excellent coach and I am sure he will succeed in his next stop in the NFL. However, I must do what I believe is best for the Jacksonville Jaguars and immediately explore every avenue possible to turn our football team around. For that to happen as seamlessly as we want, and as quickly as our fans deserve, I feel it is in everyone’s best interests for an immediate and clean restart.”
“Mike Mularkey is leavin...