Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports that the Jaguars are retaining defensive coordinator Todd Wash.
The entire Jaguars’ organization is under remain now that they’ve hired Tom Coughlin to oversee the football operation, so there was a chance that they could move on from some notable staff members.
Doug Marrone is still putting together his coaching staff and looking to fill spots at defensive line, linebackers and defensive backs, but it appears as though Wash will remain in charge of the unit.
Wash, 28, began his NFL coaching career with the Buccaneers back in 2007 as their defensive quality control coach. He worked his way up to defensive line coach before departing to join the Seahawks in 2011. After Gus Bradley was hired by the Jaguars, Wash followed him to Jacksonville and spent three years as their defensive line coach before being promoted to defensive coordinator last year.
In 2016, the Jaguars’ defense ranked No. 25 in points allowed, No. 6 in total yards allowed, No. 19 in rushing yards allowed and No. five rushing yards allowed.