Jaguars Buck Trend to Offense, Hire Bradley

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Turning the Jacksonville Jaguars into a winner would be easier for Gus Bradley if he could bring Russell Wilson with him.

The Jaguars' decision to hire Bradley as their coach goes against the current offensive trend. The first six head coaches hired this offseason all had offensive backgrounds — Rob Chudzinski (Cleveland Browns), Chip Kelly (Philadelphia Eagles), Doug Marrone (Buffalo Bills), Mike McCoy (San Diego Chargers), Andy Reid (Kansas City Chiefs) and Marc Trestman (Chicago Bears).

Does that mean the Jaguars made a mistake? Not if Bradley has the kind of impact in Jacksonville he had with the Seattle Seahawks, for whom he was defensive coordinator the past four seasons. The Seahawks had one of the NFL's most imposing defenses, giving up an NFL-low 15.3 ...

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