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Report: Panthers interview McAdoo for OC position

Field Level Media
18 Jan 2020, 03:40 GMT+10

The Jacksonville Jaguars interviewed former New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo for their open offensive coordinator position, according to a report Friday by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

McAdoo, who hasn't coached in the NFL since he was let go by the Giants in 2017, would fill the vacancy left by John DeFilippo, who was fired after one season in Jacksonville.

Additionally, McAdoo has interviewed with the Carolina Panthers for an assistant coaching job under new head coach Matt Rhule, according to a report Thursday by The Athletic.

McAdoo, 42, spent two years as offensive coordinator for the Giants before being promoted to head coach in 2016, succeeding Tom Coughlin. The Giants were 2-10 when he was fired with four games left to go in the 2017 season. He posted a 13-15 record over his nearly two full seasons in New York and might be best known for benching quarterback Eli Manning in favor of Geno Smith during the 2017 season.

Prior to joining the Giants, McAdoo spent eight years with the Green Bay Packers, coaching the team's tight ends (2006-11) and quarterbacks (2012-13).

--Field Level Media

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