Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 12/31/11

As the Jaguars close out their dismal 2011 season, the next step for the organization will presumably be a complete fire sale — everything goes, even the owner.

Although the team’s new ownership has already been determined, the same can’t be said for its head coach.

While defensive coordinator-turned-interim coach Mel Tucker will oversee the final game, the Jags are expected to be in the market for a notable hire to do what Jack Del Rio couldn’t — resurrect an otherwise dormant franchise.

Former Pro Bowl running back Fred Taylor knows just the guy for the job.

Earlier this week, Taylor told the Florida Times-Union that Jacksonville needs to target a big-name coach this offseason; preferably one with a winning history, like former longtime Titans head man Jeff Fisher.

“His track record speaks for itself,” Taylor said. “You start talking about Bill Cowher and those guys they’re pretty content behind the broadcast, the analyst’s desk or whatever.”

Taylor, who’s arguably the greatest player in team history, knows a thing or two about Fisher, having played against him many a time during his 11 seasons with the Jags. He thinks it’d be a good fit for Fish, who’d likely be inclined to stick it to Tennessee twice a year.

“He’s going to be super motivated to go and kick Tennessee’s ***** each time they play,” Taylor said. “He’s a good coach. I think they throw out the whole rivalry thing and look at the standpoint of this guy’s been successful. It’s only twice a year he has to play his old team.”

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