Jaguars rent Doug Pederson, who led the Eagles to Tremendous Bowl win, as workforce’s new head coach


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The Jacksonville Jaguars have introduced Doug Peterson as their subsequent head coach.  CBS Sport NFL Insider Jason La Canfora confirmed the studies earlier on Thursday night time. The 54-year-old coach and former NFL quarterback led the Eagles to the franchise’s first Tremendous Bowl on the finish of the 2017 season. Pederson will turn out to be the Jaguars’ third head coach in as many seasons. 

Philadelphia’s coach from 2016-20, Pederson went 42-37-1 common season and 4-2 within the postseason throughout that span. In 2017, Pederson led the Eagles to a 13-3 common season report. Philadelphia then defeated New England 41-33 in Tremendous Bowl LIII behind an MVP efficiency from backup quarterback Nick Foles. The Eagles then posted consecutive 9-7 seasons earlier than stumbling to a 4-11-1 report in 2020. Pederson was fired after the 2020 season and didn’t coach this previous season. 

A highschool coach from 2005-08, Pederson joined Andy Reid’s teaching employees in Philadelphia in 2009. He rapidly ascended from a management coach to the workforce’s quarterbacks coach 2011. He adopted Reid to Kanas Metropolis in 2013, serving because the Chiefs‘ offensive coordinator from 2013-15. 

Pederson loved a 10-year NFL profession that included seven seasons as Brett Favre’s backup quarterback in Inexperienced Bay. He gained a Tremendous Bowl in 1996 whereas working with Favre and Reid, who served because the Packers‘ quarterbacks coach. 

Pederson will take over a Jaguars franchise that has endured 4 consecutive dropping seasons after making it to the AFC Championship Recreation in 2017. Jacksonville went 3-14 final season after firing City Meyer after a 1-12 begin. For a second straight 12 months, the Jaguars have the No. 1 choose within the 2021 draft. Our CBS Sports activities NFL Draft consultants have the Jaguars taking both Michigan move rusher Aidan Hutchinson, Alabama offensive lineman Evan Neal or Oregon move rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux with the primary total choose. 



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