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TOM COUGHLIN

Years: 1995-2002

Record with Jaguars: 68-60

Notable accomplishments here: Coughlin to an expansion franchise to the playoffs in its second season and made the playoffs four straight years, including losses in the AFC Championship Game in 1996 and 1999.

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Coughlin was out of coaching for the 2003 season before being hired by the New York Giants, where he won two Super Bowls (XLII and XLVI) and made the playoffs five times in 12 years. He stepped down as Giants coach in January 2016 and worked with the league office, but as Jaguars fans know well, he's come back to Jacksonville: In January 2017, the team hired him as executive vice president of football operations, where he's helped guide the Jags' rapid resurgence to the AFC Championship game.

 

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JACK DEL RIO

Years: 2003-2011

Record with Jaguars: 68-71

Notable accomplishments here: The Jaguars went to the playoffs twice under Del Rio and beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in the divisional round during the 2007 season.

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Del Rio spent three seasons as defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos before being hired as coach of the Oakland Raiders in January 2015. His first two years in Oakland showed progress, but after the Raiders slipped in the 2017 season and ended the year on a four-game skid, Del Rio got the boot from his second head coaching job in favor of Super Bowl XXXVII winner Jon Gruden.

 

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MEL TUCKER

Years: 2011 (interim)

Record with Jaguars: 2-3

Notable accomplishments here: The Jaguars finished sixth in total defense with Tucker calling plays during the 2011 season.

Since: Tucker was named interim coach of the Jaguars in November 2011 after Del Rio was fired during the season. When Mike Mularkey was hired as coach of the Jaguars for the 2012 season, Tucker returned to his previous role as defensive coordinator. He then spent two seasons as defensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears before coaching in college at Alabama and Georgia. With the Bulldogs, he's helped build a fierce defense that won the SEC title in 2017 and reached the College Football Playoff final.

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MIKE MULARKEY

Years: 2012

Record with Jaguars: 2-14

Notable accomplishments here: Not many. Mularkey was fired by general manager Dave Caldwell after one season.

Since: After Mularkey left Jacksonville, he was hired by the Tennessee Titans beginning in the 2014 season. He took over as head coach midway through 2015 following the firing of Ken Whisenhunt, then had the interim tag removed prior to the 2016 season. Mularkey got the Titans back into the playoffs in 2017 and even won a playoff game, but got fired the next week after losing to the Patriots in the divisional playoff.

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GUS BRADLEY

Years: 2013-2016

Record with Jaguars: 14-48

Notable accomplishments here: There are few to speak of.

Since: Bradley didn't have to wait long for his next job after leaving the Jaguars - he took over as defensive coordinator of the Los Angeles Chargers just one month later. Through one season, he led the relocated AFC West squad to the second-best scoring defense (17.0 points per game) in the league, which earned him a contract extension in Los Angeles.

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The Jaguars will be looking for the sixth (fifth full-time) coach in franchise history after firing Gus Bradley on Sunday following the team's ninth straight loss.

Here is a look at the franchise's former coaches — their noteworthy accomplishments with the Jaguars and what they have done since leaving the team.

Photos by Associated Press

Summaries by Times-Union reporter Phillip Heilman