The Kansas City Chiefs are in the pursuit of a new head coach after firing Todd Haley and going with Romeo Crennel as the interim head coach. One of the names that has recently surfaced in the Chiefs coaching search is former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio, according to a report by KCTV 5 in Kansas City.
Former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio will interview for the Kansas City Chiefs head coach position.
A source in Jacksonville, FL told KCTV5 that Del Rio will interview on Friday.
Del Rio played for the Chiefs for a season after 11 years with the New Orleans Saints as a linebacker. He became the Jags coach in 2003. He was fired in November, becoming the first coaching casualty of this season.
Jack Del Rio spent eight seasons as the Jaguars head coach, making the playoffs twice but never winning the AFC South. During he tenure in Jacksonville, Del Rio garnered a reputation for firing coordinators and shifting the blame. He left Jacksonville with a 68-71 record and just three winning seasons.
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