Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 1/17/13
The Jacksonville Jaguars have found their man to replace fired head coach Mike Mularkey. Now they just have to hammer out the terms. Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley, who also interviewed with the Philadelphia Eagles, has been chosen for the job and has accepted, sources told FOXSports.com. However, Bradley and the team are working out contract details right now, the sources said. Bradley has received strong endorsements from Seattle coach Pete Carroll and current Cowboys defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, who worked with him in Tampa Bay from 2006-08. ''He's got a brilliant football mind,'' Carroll said last week. ''He's got a way of reaching people and touching people and getting the best out of them, coaches and players alike. He's got everything that you're looking for.'' Bradley just completed his fourth season in Seattle. His defense finished first in the NFL in points allowed (15.3), fourth in yards (306.2) and tied for fourth in takeaways (31). Seattle's defense has improved each of the last three years and finished in the top 10 in points and yards the last two. Bradley began his NFL coaching career with Tampa Bay as a defensive quality control coach in 2006. He was the Buccaneers' linebackers coach the next two seasons before going to Seattle. Bradley coached in college from 1990-2005, including two stints at North Dakota State and four years at Fort Lewis College. Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.
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