Originally posted on Jaguars Locker  |  Last updated 11/29/11

DENVER - OCTOBER 12: Head coach Jack Del Rio of the Jacksonville Jaguars directs his team against the Denver Broncos during NFL action at Invesco Field at Mile High on October 12, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. The Jaguars defeated the Broncos 24-17. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The Jaguars have fired 48-year old head coach Jack Del Rio.  This comes as little surprise as the Jaguars’ owner Wayne Weaver gave him a mandate to make the playoffs or find another job.  The Jaguars are painful to watch right now as they are 3-8 on the season and they are scoring an average of only 12.5 points per game while allowing 18.2 points per game.  Del Rio was 68-71 (48.9%)  during the regular season and 1-2 (33.3%) in the post-season in his 10 years with the Jaguars.  39-year old defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will take over as the interim head coach for the Jaguars.  He has coached 7 years in the NFL and this is his third with the Jaguars.
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