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NFL Notes: Mike McCoy, Chargers, Eagles & Jaguars
- Jason La Canfora reports that former Chargers HC Mike McCoy is the “hottest” name among the available offensive coordinator candidates right now.
- Interestingly enough, La Canfora says that Panthers DC Sean McDermott “would love” to be paired with former Chargers HC Mike McCoy. McDermott reportedly had a “very strong” interview with Buffalo in recent days.
- Even so, La Canfora could see McCoy at least getting some interest in regards to a potential head-coaching job.
- According to Jason La Canfora, both Buccaneers DC Mike Smith and Chiefs special teams coordinator Dave Toub are “very viable” candidates for the Chargers’ position.
- In the end, La Canfora expects one of Smith and Toub to land a job.
- Earlier in the week, the Eagles denied the Jets permission to interview QBs coach John DeFilippo for their offensive coordinator job. (NFLTR)
- According to Jason La Canfora, the decision wasn’t anything personal, but just a business decision in the end from the Eagles.
- Sources tell La Canfora that the Eagles don’t what DeFilippo going anywhere, given the work he’s done with Carson Wentz.
- Interestingly enough, La Canfora says that Lions DC Teryl Austin was also interested in bringing him along as his offensive coordinator, should he get a head-coaching job. However, the Eagles are against this as well.
- According to Jason La Canfora, interim coach Doug Marrone remains “well-positioned” to get a “very strong look” from Jacksonville for the head-coaching job.
Tags Dave Toub Doug Marrone John DeFilippo Mike McCoy Mike Smith Sean McDermott Teryl Austin