Called Black Monday, the NFL lost in 2020 for the first day since the end of the regular season.
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The day before, the Jacksonville Jaguars fired head coach Doug Marron. The Floridian team finally finished their campaign on the entire standings of the Goodell circuit.
The Bronx native is in his fourth full season with the Jaguars. Marron led his club only once in the playoffs (2017) and maintained a 23-42 record.
“I am determined to deliver the winning team to the city of Jacksonville,” owner Shad Khan said in a statement. Realizing that this goal needed a fresh start in our football operations department, I spoke with Doug Marron and thanked him for his hard work over the last four seasons as head coach. ”
“The search for the General Manager will continue and the search for a new Head Instructor will begin.”
Whoever has a chance to replace Marron in Jacksonville will begin his tenure with the first total pick at the next NFL auction.
Los Angeles Chargers say goodbye to Anthony Lynn for their part.
The head coach has led the team for the past four years. He continued the overall record 33-31, ending the California club 2020 season with a 7-9 record.
“I’m not sure there’s a more respectable human being in the NFL than Anthony, and I want to thank him for his leadership at a time of great change in our organization.” Said owner Dean A. Spanos.
In addition, Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Chan Gayle also lost his job, ESPN reported. This is his first season in this second phase of similar duties with the club.
Keep in mind that the New York Jets Black could not wait until Monday to remove head coach Adam Gas. A few hours after the final game of his training, he was fired on Sunday. In office since January 2019, the 42-year-old has maintained a 9-23 record at the helm of the Big Apple team. In 2020, the Jets ended their regular season with a 2-14 record, giving them their second worst performance in the NFL.
Reorganization in Denver
In the case of the Denver Broncos, John Elway announced on Monday that he was stepping down from the role of general manager, but he will continue as president for the team’s football operations.
The new GM in this new structure, and head coach Vic Fangio will both report to Elway.
Denver have weakened their 5-11 record this season and are frustrated with a three-game defeat. The Broncos have not played in any NFL playoff games since winning the Super Bowl L in 2015.
“John Elway is the most important and influential man in the history of the Broncos,” said Joe Ellis, president of the organization. With his experience and competitiveness, I know that John Broncos will be very helpful in this role. ”