Originally posted on The Rap Sheet  |  Last updated 1/2/12
Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien will interview with the Jaguars for their vacant head coaching position, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. That would seem to be his wish, as his agent noted last night. When I spoke to agent Joe Linta, he told me O’Brien’s goal was to be an NFL head coach. While he may be in the mix at Penn St., nothing is imminent. Meanwhile in Jacksonvile, O’Brien is one of at least five scheduled to interview there. For the hot offensive coordinator, who earned some press for yelling at QB Tom Brady on TV, this is his best shot. Teams will be calling, and the Jags are first. “The most important thing for him is to win the Super Bowl,” Linta said. “But if someone is going to be interested in him in the NFL, it’s going to happen this week. He could be going somewhere else, he could be returning to the Patriots. But we’ll wait and find out if someone is interested in him and seeks permission to talk with him.”
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