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January 17: Bradley is hired as the fourth full-time coach in Jaguars history.

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January 19: Bradley hires offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch (pictured) and defensive coordinator Bob Babich as his initial coordinators.

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March 13: The first unrestricted free agent signing of the Caldwell-Bradley Era is linebacker Geno Hayes.

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April 25: The first draft pick of the Caldwell-Bradley Era is Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel at No. 2, passing on BYU pass rusher Ziggy Ansah.

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May 1: Second-year receiver Justin Blackmon is suspended for the opening four games due to a substance abuse violation. Blackmon would have several run-ins with the law and has not played for the Jaguars since being indefinitely suspended Nov. 1, 2013.

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Sept. 8: Bradley’s debut is a 28-2 home loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, the first such final score in NFL history. Blaine Gabbert starts at quarterback, but sustains hand laceration and misses next two games.

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Oct. 6: The Gabbert Era ends when he starts at St. Louis and leaves with a hamstring injury. Cleared physically three weeks later, Bradley sticks with Chad Henne. In the same game, Joeckel sustains a broken ankle, ending his year.

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Oct. 27: Playing in London for the first time, the Jaguars lose 42-10 to San Francisco to fall to 0-8. The Jaguars’ point differential of minus-178 through eight games is third-worst in NFL history.

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Nov. 10: After eight straight losses to start the year (all by double-digits), Bradley gets first win, 29-27 at Tennessee. The Jaguars were a 13 1/2-point underdog. Titans tight end Delanie Walker apologizes to the city of Nashville after game.

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Dec. 5: Jaguars defeated Houston 27-20 on Thursday Night Football for their third straight win – it would be the longest streak of Bradley’s tenure; the Jaguars would win two straight in 2015. The Texans fire coach Gary Kubiak the next day.

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Dec. 29: Bradley’s first year ends 4-12 record after a 30-10 loss at Indianapolis.

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Jan. 25: Bradley and the Jaguars coach in the Senior Bowl and the South wins 20-10.

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May 9: The Jaguars draft quarterback Blake Bortles third overall.

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Sept. 7: Allen Hurns catches two first-quarter touchdown passes as the Jaguars built a 17-0 lead at Philadelphia only to lose 34-17.

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Oct. 19: After a 0-6 start, the Jaguars defeat Cleveland 24-6 for Bortles’ first win.

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Sept. 21: At halftime of a 44-17 loss to Indianapolis, Henne is benched in favor of Bortles.

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Jan. 21: Jaguars hire Greg Olson as new offensive coordinator and former Buffalo coach Doug Marrone as offensive line coach.

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March 11: Jaguars blitz free agency by adding Julius Thomas (pictured), Davon House, Jared Odrick, Jermey Parnell, Dan Skuta and Sergio Brown.

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May 1: The Jaguars draft Dante Fowler third overall instead of receiver Amari Cooper or defensive tackle Leonard Williams.

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May 9: In the opening hour of rookie mini-camp, Fowler sustains a season-ending torn ACL.

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Sept. 20: The Jaguars beat Miami 23-20 to improve to 1-1 – the only time a Bradley team would have a non-losing record after Week 1.

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Oct. 4: Rookie kicker Jason Myers misses 53-yard field goal at the end of regulation and 48-yard attempt early in overtime at Indianapolis. The Colts win 16-13.

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Nov. 15: Myers’ 53-yard field goal on an untimed play gives the Jaguars a 22-20 win at Baltimore, breaking a 13-game road losing streak and giving Bortles his only road win to date.

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Jan. 3: The Jaguars finish the 2015 season 5-11 with a no-show 30-6 loss at Houston.

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Jan. 5: Bradley fires Bob Babich as defensive coordinator.

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March 10: The Jaguars’ free agent frenzy includes signing Malik Jackson, Chris Ivory, Tashaun Gipson (pictured) and Brad Nortman. A day later, they signed Prince Amukamara.

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April 28-30: The Jaguars draft Jalen Ramsey (first round, pictured), Myles Jack (second round), Yannick Ngakoue (third round) and Sheldon Day (fourth round) in rounds 1-4 to further bolster the defense.

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Aug. 28: In what can accurately be described as The Beginning Of The End, the Jaguars’ starters are throttled by Cincinnati in the third preseason game.

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Sept. 11: The Jaguars lose opener to Green Bay 27-23 when fourth-and-1 pass to Allen Hurns loses 1 yard.

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Oct. 2: The Jaguars beat Indianapolis in London for their first win.

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Oct. 16: Down 13-0 entering the fourth quarter, the Jaguars rally for a 17-16 win at Chicago, only the third winning streak of the Bradley Era.

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Oct. 23: The Jaguars melt down in a home loss to Oakland. Malik Jackson and Jalen Ramsey are ejected.

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Oct. 29: Bradley fired offensive coordinator Greg Olson and promoted quarterbacks coach Nathaniel Hackett. Olson was the third coordinator fired by Bradley.

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Dec. 18: Jaguars fire Bradley after franchise-record ninth straight loss. 


There were some highs during Gus Bradley's tenure with the Jacksonville Jaguars: signing prized free agents, drafting players who have become solid contributors and victories here and there.

But the lows were many: losses piled up, coordinators were fire and the team never made the playoffs.

Look back at the notable moments of Bradley's career with the Jaguars.


Photos by Times-Union photographers and Associated Press

Summaries by Times-Union reporter Ryan O'Halloran