December 29, 2015 - Aaron Wilson
Jaguars retaining Gus Bradley for next season
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley is safe. He's been retained for next season. Although 5-10 this year, 4-12 and 3-13 under Bradley's leadership, owner Shad Khan said that he and general manager Dave Caldwell are confident that "Gus will make 2016 the best year of his career." The Jaguars are 5-10 in Bradley’s third season; they went 4-12 and 3-13 in the previous two. "I spoke to Gus Bradley today to confirm to him that he will continue as head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2016," Khan said. "It’s evident to see how far we’ve come in many aspects of our game, and Gus deserves a lot of credit for that progress. It’s also evident the considerable work that remains to be done to be where we expect to be at this time next season, which is well above where we stand today. And Gus understands that. “Dave Caldwell and I also spoke today and we are both confident that Gus will make 2016 the best year of his career. In the meantime, I expect his coaching staff and team to respond favorably to this news in preparation for Houston on Sunday and then begin thinking about what more they can provide next season. We have high ambitions.” Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.